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Greenland: Arctic Vikings Fieldschool

General

Organisation
Project start
30.06.2018
Project end
31.07.2018
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Archaeology and history
Project topic
Archaeology

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, South-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 60.891196696842, -45.180495137827

Fieldwork start
30.06.2018
Fieldwork end
31.07.2018

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Greenland: Arctic Vikings Fieldscool is an international archaeological  fieldschool led by Greenland National Museum & Archives and supported by the Institute for Field Research. The field school is made possible through generous support provided by Ms. Connie DowningThe field school brings together 4 international and 4 Greenlandic university students for an intensive 4 week field course. The aim of the course is to investigate the newly discovered Norse farm NKAH 5500 in the central Vatnahverfi / Tasikuluulik region, South Greenland. The course involves both theoretical and pratical modules that will cover basic archaeological methods and practices, ranging from excavation and survey techniques to post excavation and curation practices.

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