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FIELDWORK OPPORTUNITIES 2004

CHASTIYE KURGANY BURIAL MOUNDS

SESSION

  • July 18 - August 8, 2004

CONTRIBUTION

  • $1100 (3 week session)

  • The entire contribution is tax deductible if paid to CSEN

CONTRUBUTION DEPOSIT DUE DATE

$250 due with application by May 15, 2004

FINAL CONTRIBUTION DUE

  • June 15, 2004
  • (Lead time is necessary to obtain excavating visa)

CONTRIBUTION INCLUDES

  • travel from Rostov-on-Don to the field camp
  • lodging (in tents in a well-organized field camp)
  • meals
  • sauna
  • lectures
  • excursions
  • museums
  • local commute
  • service of a camp doctor
  • interpreter (one for 10-12 volunteers)

Three excursions each session

  • Tanais archaeological site and museum located on the Don delta
  • Rostov historical museum
  • Starocherkassk, old capital of the Don Cossacks

Not included

  • travel to Rostov-on-Don
  • health or life insurance

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Travel from your home to Rostov-na-Donu and Rostov-na-Donu and return is not included in the cost of the expedition. Rostov-on-Don has an international airport with regularly flights from Istanbul, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Rimini, Cyprus, and several flights a day from Moscow on Aeroflot. Please check with the airline of your choice for cost of fares and time of flights.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION

Participants will be met at and transported to the Rostov airport at the beginning and end of each session.

Participants may arrive in Rostov a day or two before the beginning of the expedition session and the Russian hosts will facilitate touring Rostov's historical sites and museums.

Participants are responsible for their hotel and meals during this time.

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