cuma lab
Teaching Archeology at La Cuma!

Programs for didactic workshops for schools of every levels and grades
at the archaeological site La Cuma in Monte Rinaldo (FM)

The Late Republican sanctuary situated in Monte Rinaldo (FM), object of excavations and research projects for sixty years since the first discoveries, offers interesting opportunities for didactics and detailed study on archaeology, historical research, knowledge and promotion of the territory. This project involves students of every level and grade through the following proposals of workshops aimed to educate young people on these issues. The workshops, which will be hold by our operators working at the site with the collaboration and the scientific consultation of researchers of the site, are project proposals on specified topics and learning activities that will be organized each time with teachers, taking account of the peculiarities and needs of each working group. At the request of the teacher or the teaching staff annual work programs can be developed on the proposed topics or on similar ones.

Simulated archaeological excavation

The workshop of archaeological excavation is aimed to provide students, especially those from primary and secondary schools, a better understanding of the historical-archaeological research’s world through the implementation of the main stages that characterize the profession of archaeologist and researcher.

Let’s make pottery!

In an archaeological site pottery is the first evidence and the most constant and crucial presence to understand the nature of the structures that is being analyzed and specially to propose a dating

Surveying and revealing!

An essential part of an archaeological excavation is that of the survey of the discovered structures, the axonometric projection of them, and the mapping

“The excavation” in the sources

The work of the archaeologist is not just that of the archaeological excavation on the site. Equally compelling and important for the provision of the historical framework of a site is “the excavation” in the sources, or the research and analysis of all those sources

Tourism is culture

The activity that follows the archaeological excavation and that of research/study of the historical sources, is that of the tourist promotion of an important cultural heritage of Le Marche territory

Wonderful ruins

Over the centuries the archaeological sites, which have been always fascinating and attractive places, have been privileged destination of artists, poets, composers, and intellectuals who, especially during the Romantic period, have left enchanting views and memorable glimpses of archaeological landscapes portrayed in various artistic techniques.