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Irish Archaeological Field School

Irish Archaeological Field School

The Irish Archaeological Field School (IAFS) 2010 research programme will focus on archaeological excavations at Bective Abbey, Rath Maeve on the Hill of Tara, and Rossnaree, Newgrange, Co. Meath, Ireland.

Do you want to earn university credits by undertaking archaeological fieldwork and excavation at beautiful Irish historic sites under the tuition of leading experts?

Would you like to experience life as an archaeologist while immersing yourself in the richness of the Irish life?

If the answer to one of more of these questions is ‘YES’, then the Irish Archaeological Field School is for you.

We are Irelands leading provider of university accredited, site based archaeological research and training. The ethos of the school is to provide an opportunity for students and enthusiasts of archaeology and anthropology to experience at first hand the excitement of archaeological excavation within an established research framework.

Excavations are undertaken in a research environment led by a team of highly qualified and experienced archaeologists using the most sophisticated technologies, including GPS topographical survey, geophysics, photo-planning and more.

In addition to the archaeological excavations, an extensive programme of cultural activities is on offer, including tours of historic sites, folklore, reconstructions, re-enactments, language, music, food and more.

see more here:
http://www.iafs.ie/index.html
and let people know.

It’ll be great!

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How To Get Involved In Archaeology – A short Guide

This short guide is designed to help answer some of the basic questions that are asked about getting started in archaeology, whether as an interested amateur a determined schoolchild or a student getting ready to leave university or college. It can’t be completely comprehensive, without being hundreds of pages long, but hopefully adds enough detail, and links to other resources to satisfy most questions.
Whatever your reason for reading this, please remember that archaeology is supposed to be enjoyable, it’s why you should do it. It won’t make you rich, and probably won’t make you famous, but it might just give you something different in your life.

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Confucius (551-479BC).
This guide was produced by
David Connolly, BAJR © (http://www.bajr.org)

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