FAAAAAAbulous vacation for the ArchaeoBlog staff. Mostly nature oriented. We'll have pictures and discussion up later today.
First, this via email from Terry Hunt at U Hawaii on a neat field school opportunity:
Dear Colleagues, Friends, and Students:
This coming summer (2006) we will again offer a University of
Hawai`i ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL ON EASTER ISLAND (Rapa Nui). There will
be two sessions, 5 June to 5 July and 10 July to 9 August, 2006. For
details, please visit our NEW web pages:
The field school is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Students will participate in survey, mapping, excavation, geophysical
survey, museum/laboratory analyses, and training Native Rapanui high school
students and community members on the island.
Applications should be made through the U.H. Study Abroad program.
The application DEADLINE is 17 February, 2006. For applications go to:
Please forward this message as appropriate. Thank you very much for
Terry L. Hunt
Director, Rapa Nui Archaeological Field School
Sounds like a neat FS and not concentrating on just the statues. Only the adventurous probably need apply though, since that's a loooooong trip and will be very remote. Then again, if you can hack that. . . . .