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Excavating the Roman Empire in Britain

Main Project Information
Presented By Earthwatch
Goal Discover how Romans lived in Northern England.
Task Help researchers excavate in Northern England.
Where United Kingdom United Kingdom

As a volunteer member of the archaeological team, you’ll help a seasoned team of researchers to excavate Arbeia and its environs to better understand how the Romans and the inhabitants of northern Britain came into contact with each other—and were forever changed by the experience. You’ll work in small groups, rotating among many tasks, including excavation using a trowel or more robust digging equipment, recording site data, site surveying, and sampling, cleaning, and processing finds.

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Expenses $2995
Required Gear

You will be assisting a research team in excavation.

Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults
Spend the Time outdoors
Tags england, excavation, romans
Project Updated 05/23/2018