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Training course in Cyprus

Publication date: Feb 24, 2012 12:27:54 PM

Start: May 7, 2012 12:00:00 AM
End: May 11, 2012 12:00:00 AM

Location: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

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This free 5-day training course on the archaeo-metallurgy of Cyprus is being organized by the New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to ancient material studies (NARNIA) at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus.

One-hour lectures will be delivered by Prof. James Muhly, Prof. Bernard Knapp, Prof. Edgar Peltenburg, Prof. Thilo Rehren, Dr Vasiliki Kassianidou, Dr George Papasavvas, Dr Roger Doonan, Dr Anno Hein, Dr Myrto Georgakopoulou, Dr Erez Ben Yosef and Ms Maria Socratous, followed by excursions to copper mines and ancient metallurgical and archaeological sites around the island. The main objective of this training course is to provide a thorough introduction to the history and archaeology of ancient Cypriot metallurgy and metalwork from the prehistoric to Roman times, as well as the techniques used for the study of archaeometallurgical remains.

The course is open to interested researchers outside the NARNIA community and participation is free of charge. However, you are kindly requested to express your interest in participating in this course as soon as possible as places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact: Maria Dikomitou
Conference website: http://narnia-itn.eu/trainingcourses/introduction-to-the-archaeometallurgy-of-cyprus/

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