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ijgd 28344 ALEMANIA Weimar Lahn ARCH,CONS 30/06/2018 21/07/2018

Time Island – Open Air Museum – Fancy Archeology? - Weimar/Lahn Wolfshausen | ijgd 28344 | 2018-06-30 - 2018-07-21 | ARCH,CONS | Age: 16 - 26

 

 

Work: You are interested in archeology and historical craftsmanship? Then you this is the camp for you! You can take part in the assembly of the archeological open air museum „Zeiteninsel“. Remains of several settlements from the prehistoric area have been found in the area of the Lahntal close to Niederweimar and Argenstein. The extensive archeological evidence prove that there has been long-term settlement in the region for thousands of years. In order to make these rich findings of archeology accessible, a archeological open air museum documenting the history of settlement in North Hesse will be build. Five time stations will be build on the premise and you and your group will help with putting up a long house which dates back to the middle Neolithic period. Big family or tribe groups has probably lived in long houses like this, which is almost 30 m long and 8 m wide. Under professional supervision, you will help to plaster the outer walls. You will maybe even have the opportunity to participate in workshops (for example archery, bronze casting and many more).

Accomodation and food: You will stay in the youth centre of Wolfshausen. You will cook together.

Location: Weimar Lahn

Location and Leisure: You will stay in Wolfshausen, a district of Weimar (Lahn). This is a more rural area, but there is a train station in Niederweimar from which you can reach the univeristy town of Marburg in 7min. Apart from that, the big cities Frankfurt and Kassel are easily reached by train from there. If your archeological work in the museum is not enough for you, you can also visit the archeological open air museums „ Römerkastell Saalburg“ close to Frankfurt.

Train/Bus station: Niederweimar

Requirements: The work is partly physically demanding and only for participants who are genuinely interested in archeology and craftsmanship.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 0

The work is partly physically demanding and only for participants who are genuinely interested in archeology and craftsmanship.