Program

ArchSci2020 Fieldwork Workshop

Schedule

Monday 25th

10.00–16.00 Introduction to excavation: theory, techniques, sampling, security, etc.

16.30– Welcome Pub at the department after the lectures

Teacher: Sven Isaksson

Location: Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, AFL Stockholm

Tuesday 26th

7.00 Departure from Stockholm

12.30–16.00 Excavation

Teacher: Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay (Kalmar County Museum)

Location: Sandby borg, Öland

Wednesday 27th

8.00–16.00 Excavation

16.00–17.30 Excursion to various ancient monuments on Öland

Teacher: Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay (Kalmar County Museum)

Location: Sandby borg, Öland

Thursday 28th

8.00–12.00 Excavation

13.00 Departure for Stockholm

19.00– Formal dinner at the Östra station restaurant in Stockholm

Teacher: Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay (Kalmar County Museum)

Location: Sandby borg, Öland

Friday 29th

10.00–16.00 What happens with the artefacts? Conservation, storing and cataloguing

Teachers: Lena Holmquist, Anders Söderberg (Sigtuna Museum)

Location: Sigtuna Museum (approx. an hour and a half from the city centre of Stockholm)

NB! Please make sure to bring clothes and shoes appropriate for excavation – rain gear, wellies or waterproof shoes, sth warm. A thermos bottle is also very useful. All lunches will be included.

All transportation will be by public transport, unless the excavation demands otherwise. If so we will rent two mini buses for the transportation. Students are expected to arrive Sunday and leave Saturday.

Contact: Lena Holmquist LHO@arklab.su.se, Sven Isaksson sven.isaksson@arklab.su.se, Kerstin Lidén kerstin.liden@arklab.su.se