Topic ID #20552 - posted 6/12/2012 1:24 AM






26th AUGUST-21th OCTOBER 2012

The Association Etruria Nova, under the technical direction of the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage in Tuscany and in collaboration with the University of Siena and the Town Council of Manciano,

presents the Fourth International Archaeological Research Campaign

The 2012 research campaign will offer the following:

1-Continuation of the excavation in the Necropolis of Poggio Alto, a site of Etruscan chamber tombs enclosed by stone circles (7th century B.C.).

2-Continuation of the excavation in the “Casa delle Anfore”, a peripheral Etruscan residence with central

atrium (6th - 5th century B.C.). This building has an area of 400 square metres and is divided into at least six

rooms, of which only three have been explored until now.

3-Workshops: initial handling of the archaeological findings and computerization of data.

Participation fees:

1  week*   € 200,00  

2 weeks*   € 380,00  

3 weeks*   € 560,00  

* Applications will be accepted until all places are

filled. Early booking is recommended.

Etruria Nova card (annual membership is


25 Euro (ordinary membership)

Price includes:

Price includes:

• Accommodation courtesy of “La Speranza” holiday farm house in

Marsiliana d’Albegna (, in apartments with

4 or 5 beds, kitchen and bathroom with shower, also bed linen and

towels. Single occupancy may be possible, on payment of a surcharge,

dependent on availability. Swimming pool for use by participants.

• Provision for breakfasts, packed lunches and dinners are made in their

apartments by participants, comprising fresh and tinned foods, provided

by the organization.

• Transfer by car/minibus between the accommodation and Albinia

(Orbetello) railway station at fixed hours; transport to the

excavation sites and on excursions.

• Insurance cover for the duration of the campaign, included in

subscription to the Etruria Nova Association.

• Certificate on successful completion.

NOT included:

• Tickets for entrance to museums and archaeological sites on excursions.

• Extra services at the holiday farm (tennis, table football, sauna, laundry

and air conditioning in the apartments).

• Any further services not specifically included above.

Contacts for info and registration:

Association ETRURIA NOVA not-for-profit

Vicolo S. Agostino,12

53024 Montalcino (SI)

mobile +39 349 3613406




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