Attendance of NARNIA-ITN training workshop entitled: Introduction to the geology of Cyprus with an emphasis on the economic rocks and minerals of the island used in Antiquity.

Makarona, C. (Member)

Activity: OtherResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

Description

The training comprises of a series of specialized lectures on different aspects of the geology of Cyprus followed by lectures on the procurement and use of rocks and minerals (copper ores, pigments, building materials, cherts, clays etc) on the island in antiquity. The course is complemented with two excursions: one full day excursion to the Troodos ophiolite and copper mines, and one half day excursion to the sedimentary zone and quarries.
Period1 Sep 201211 Sep 2012
Held atArchaeological Research Unit, Cyprus