Based in the beach town of Punta Hermosa, the "Instituto de Estudios Peruanos" field school offers training in mapping, recording and excavation techniques in the field as well as basic training via onsite workshops on statistical sampling in archaeology, bioarchaeological analysis, ceramic analysis and cataloguing, and lithic analysis.
Fieldwork will be done at the archaeological site of Panquilma, a XII-XVI century pre-Hispanic community pre-Hispanic community located in the hinterland of one of the most important religious centers of the Andean coast: Pachacamac. Panquilma is a multicomponent site composed by monumental, household and funerary remains.
I cannot say enough about how much this program not only greatly exceeded my expectations but also left me with one of the greatest experiences of my college career! Enrique and Camila are remarkable teachers and made me feel extremely comfortable a...DANIELLE BRIDGES (University of Michigan)
Participating in an international field school transformed my experience in archaeology. The setting was very different from the previous field school I was involved with in North America, and I was able to compare those excavation and preservation ...ANNA MUNNS (University of Minnesota)
When I began my search for an archaeological field school, I knew that I wanted a school with friendly and knowledgeable teachers and a curriculum that included a wide variety of archaeological skills and topics. The IEP's Peruvian Central Coast prog...SARAH DUTTON (Vassar College)
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