TRACCE no. 12 – by Footsteps of Man Archaeological Society
Paspardo, 1-14 August 2000.
This year, like in the last ten years, Footsteps of Man (Valcamonica-Italy), organizes the archaeology fieldwork. The project consists of searching, drawing and cataloguing engraved rocks.
- More info online at http://www.rupestre.net/field/index.html
- Informazioni complete e scheda in italiano online all’indirizzo http://rupestre.net/orme/works/fie98it.html
This year, like in the last ten years, the Archaeological Cooperative Society Footsteps of Man of Cerveno (Valcamonica-Italy), center of research and study of rock art, member of IFRAO (International Federation of Rock Art Organizations), organizes for those interested (archaeologists, professors, students, enthusiasts) the archaeology fieldwork for the research and the study of rock art.
The project consists of searching, drawing and cataloguing the engraved rocks.
There are different phases:
- the research on the site, with excursions for finding new engraved rocks;
- the drawing of the engravings with plastic sheets;
- the catalogue of the engravings, first on paper and then at computer;
- a thematic study for the Internet.
Paspardo – Valcamonica: The archaeological site is Paspardo and others areas in Valcamonica, where many engravings are situated in different places. The engravings are dated from the Neolithic to the Middle Age.
- The work goes in Paspardo within 1-14 August 2000.
- The voluntary participants come from different countries of the world. Official languages are English and Italian.
- In Paspardo the accommodation is provided in houses with rooms, dormitories, showers and kitchen.
- Who is interested in coming should stay for a session of seven days in minimum
Program of a week session
- 1st day:Opening and welcome. Visit to the sites.Evening: conference ” What is rock art? Rock art in the Alps“.
- 2nd day:Morning and afternoon: introduction to the work of documentation, tracing rock art figures.
Evening: conference ”
How to study a rock: examples from Valcamonica and Valtellina”
- 3rd day:Morning and afternoon, research and documentation tracing and recording.
- 4th day:Morning and afternoon: survey in rock art sites.
Evening: conference “How to date Rock Art?”.
- 5th day:Morning and afternoon: research and documentation; tracing and recording.
- 6th day:Morning: guided visit to an Archaeological Museum and/or Rock Art sites.
Afternoon: computer work (data and pictures). Evening free.
- 7th day:Morning free.
Afternoon: collecting materials and closing session.
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