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Country:

Peru

Name:

El Campanario Archaeological Project in Peru

Type:

archeology

Date:

2017-07-10 - 2017-08-11
(1 month)

Prices from:

2000.00 USD

Age:

18 - 60

Organisation:

El Campanario Archaeological Project

http://ecaphuarmey.webs.com/



Description of organisation:

This archaeological project is oriented to understand the craft specialization and socio-economic organization of the Casma polity at the household level. This program includes fieldwork, material analysis, and visits to nearby archaeological sites during a period of 5 weeks. During weekends participant will have the opportunity to enjoy local Peruvian food on the countryside or the beach.

General information:

The focus of this research is the study of domestic areas in order to obtain information about different aspects of ancient daily life. Two successful field season (2015 and 2016) revealed that residents at this site had access to cultural ideas from the Wari Polity (600 – 1000 A.D.). For this reason the study of households offer a unique opportunity to observe how people negotiate their identity while acquiring new cultural ideas through inter-regional exchange.


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