Maritime Archaeology Field School

The Reitia Association ACD in collaboration with Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici and under the patronage of the Federazione Archeologi Subacquei – FAS, from the 19th to the 25th of June 2011 offers a Field School of Maritime Archaeology in the Area Marina Protetta of Capo Rizzuto (Crotone), Italy.
The field school is turned mainly both to Italian and foreign students and licensed in archaeology interested to be instructed in underwater archaeological documentation.

The course will take place during the research activity of the Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici of the Università Ca’ Foscari on a Roman wreck with a marble cargo located at Punta Scifo near Capo Colonna. The researches have been  allowed by the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Calabria and the Area Marina Protetta “Capo Rizzuto”.
The students will take part in the research activity on the wreck.
The field school will also host a lecture series with field school instructors and the scientific coordinators.
The field school is restricted to six students; participation can be competitive depending on the numbers of applicants who will be selected by their personal curricula. A scuba and a medical certificate are required.
At the end of the activities, the CMAS/ACDC internationl license of Underwater Archaeology (Archaeology Diver) and a certificate of attendance of the Ca’ Foscari University will be issued to the students.

Scientific direction:
Carlo Beltrame, lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
at the Università Ca’ Foscari and Salvatore Medaglia PhD
Secretariat and logistic organization:
Duilio Della Libera, Reitia Onlus.

Informations and applications:;; mobile 3384013220