The work will be carried out in the surroundings of the Plaza Alta, located in the southern part of the ‘Fortaleza de la Mota’ Historical Site.
Location, cleaning and exhumation of archaeological remains in the intervention area.
Documentation, cleaning and consolidation.
Application of preventive conservation measures in the affected areas.
Classification, cleaning and washing of the pieces in situ and laboratory analysis.
Graphic, photographic and computer records of the pieces found.
Excursions and visits: Almazara and Quesería, cultural route through Alcalá la Real, Córdoba, Monachil (Sierra Nevada) and Granada (Alhambra, Albaicín).
Workshops: restoration, masks and fancy dress, foam rubber figures.
Social and cultural activities: games, parties.
Involvement in the activities organised by the Town Council of Alcalá la Real.
ACCOMMODATION/FOOD.- School Residence ´SAFA´ - Avenida de Europa, s/n - Alcalá la Real (Jaen).
LOCATION.- Alcalá la Real is located 75 km. from Jaén, and 57 km. from Granada. The Castle of la Mota is an ancien moslem fortress, rebuilt between XIII and XV centuries. With its rich history and beautiful surrounds, the fortress is of both historic and environmental importance. Of further significance is its location on the important cultural route, ´Ruta del Califato del Legado Andalusí”.
TRAVELLING INSTRUCTIONS.- By bus from Granada and Jaén (ALSINA GRAELLS Company).
MEETING POINT.- The first day, in the morning, in the School Residence “SAFA”.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN.- English and spanish.
THINGS TO BRING.- Sleeping bag, work clothes, sportswear, sports and work shoes, water bottle, rucksack, bathing costume, personal toiletteries, towel, hat, sun protection cream, international sanitary card for the EU volunteers.
EMERGENCY CONTACTS.- Dirección Provincial del Instituto Andaluz
(Jaén) - Tel. 953 001955 - 953 001960.
Code: SVIAN021 Year: 2006
Name: REALIDAD CULTURAL: ITALICA ARQUEOLOGICA
Address: IES ´Itálica´
Project: ARCH - Archaeology
Initial Date: 31-07-2006 Final Date: 14-08-2006
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 26 Places: 12
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Andalucía. Province of Sevilla.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.-
Archaeological jobs entailing cleaning and itemising structures
that make up the amphitheatre building.
Planimetric and photographic documentation.
Completing a diagnosis file.