44th ANNUAL COURSE FOR UNDERGRADUATE 

The Archaeology and Topography of Ancient Greece

 21st August – 10th September 2016

 

PROVISIONAL ITINERARY

 

DATE

DAY

TIME

SITE

AUGUST

Sunday 21

 

1

08.30-23.30

20.00

Arrival at the BSA

Informal supper

Monday 22

2

08.00-09.30

09.30-10.15

10.15-11.00

11.00-11.30

11.30-13.00

 

13.00-14.00

14.00-15.30

 

15.30-17.00

 

19.30

Breakfast

Introductory Session in Finlay Common Room

Library and Archive Tour

Coffee Break in Finlay

Key Themes I: Sanctuaries and ritual (Session in BSA Museum)

 

Buffet Lunch in Dining Room

Key Themes II: Introduction to science-based archaeology (Fitch)

 

Key Themes III: Looking at the past through different media (Museum)

 

BBQ on the Finlay Terrace

Tuesday 23

3

07.00-08.30

08.30

 

 

20.00

Breakfast

The Acropolis and its Slopes (including the interior of the Parthenon)

(Lunch – self bought)

 

Group Supper in the Ghazi

Wed 24

4

07.30-09.00

09.00

 

 

17.00-20.00

Breakfast

The Athenian Agora and Museum

The Pnyx , Philopappos Hill, The Areopagos

(Lunch – self bought)

The Acropolis Museum

Thursday 25

5

07.30-09.00

09.00

Breakfast

Kerameikos

Library of Hadrian, Roman Agora, Old Cathedral,   Arch of Hadrian, Temple of Olympian Zeus

(Lunch – self bought)

Friday 26

6

08.00-09.30

09.30

 

Breakfast

The Epigraphic Museum

The National Archaeological Museum I (Prehistoric galleries, pottery and sculpture collections)

(Lunch – self bought)

Saturday 27

7

07.00-08.00

08.00

Breakfast

Delphi

(Picnic lunch supplied)

Sunday 28

8

8.00-09.30

 

Breakfast

FREE DAY

Monday 29

9

08.00-09.30

 

13.00

16:00

Breakfast

FREE MORNING

Cycladic Museum

BSA Museum

Tuesday 30

10

07:00-08:00

08.00

Breakfast

Amphiareion at Oropos

Rhamnous

(Picnic lunch supplied)

Wednesday 31

11

07:30-09:00

09:00

Breakfast

Brauron

Thorikos

Sounion

(Picnic lunch supplied)

SEPTEMBER

Thursday 1

12

08:00-09:30

09.30

Breakfast

Piraeus Museum, Zea and Mounichia harbours

Friday 2

13

07.30-09.00

09.00

Breakfast

DEPART BSA FOR PELOPONNESE

(All lunches now supplied)

Eleusis

Corinth

(Hotel in Nafplion )

Saturday 3

14

 

Argive Heraion

Epidauros

(Hotel in Nafplion )

Sunday 4

15

 

Tiryns

Mycenae

(Hotel in Vytina )

Monday 5

16

 

Gortys

Open Air Water-power Museum

(Hotel in Vytina )

Tuesday 6

17

 

Mystras

Sparta

(Hotel in Messine )

Wednesday 7

18

 

Boat trip around Sphakteria and the Bay of Navarino

Messine

(Hotel in Messine )

Thursday 8

19

 

Bassai (including interior of the Temple of Apollo Epikourios )

(Hotel in Olympia)

Friday 9

20

 

Olympia and its Museums

Group farewell supper

(Hotel in Olympia)

Saturday 10

21

 

Depart Olympia for Athens Airport, to arrive c.15.00