Field School Review – Pompeii

Pompeii Food and Drink Project, Italy. Pompeii Food and Drink Organisation.

By Andrew

When: 3 Weeks (2014 22 June to 28July) people can apply for 1, 2 or 3 week period.

If you like ____, you’ll love this field school“: Roman archaeology, Classics, surveying

Cost: $1600 per week, plus tips includes accommodation at Hotel dei Misteri and breakfast and dinner on weekdays.

Living conditions: Shared, airconditioned rooms with baths and no showers. The hotel also has a swimming pool and wifi for a nominal charge. It’s near a train station and is walking distance to shops.

The Team: 12 staff members of varying specialties, many returning volunteers between 18 and 75+ years old

Culture: Planned tours include Boscoreole, Paestum. Capua, Baia, Gaiola, Oplontis, Herculaneum.

Best Thing: Working in Pompeii, working with who’s who of Roman archaeology, access to the Pompeii archives, free access to Pompeii at your leisure. Great people and lasting friendships.

Worst Thing: 3 weeks isn’t enough, and it was expensive

Where to go for more information and applications: http://pompeii-food-and-drink.org/index.htm

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