Fieldwork

Casarea Maritima Excavations

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Location: Caesarea, Israel

Season: May 10, 2020 to June 7, 2020

Deadline Type: Rolling

Website: https://studyabroad.uncg.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=10844

Program Type:
Field School, Volunteer

RPA Certified:
No

Affiliation:
UNC Greensboro

Project Director:
Dr. Asa Eger

Project Description:

• Participate in an archaeological field school, learn the fundamentals of excavation methods. No prior experience in archaeology is necessary.
• Learn the history of the largest classical site in Israel from the Hellenistic to Ottoman periods. Caesarea Maritima was once the capital of Roman and Byzantine Palestine.
• 6 credits in 2 courses (HIS 478/HIS 697) on the archaeology, history, religion, urban planning of the city.
• Includes two weekend field trips to sites in Israel
• Study Abroad includes all room and board in Israel (except two weekends), program related travel expenses, IPC fee, insurance, museum and archaeological site entrances for two field trips. Cost = $4,000.00, not including airfare.
• Financial Aid applicable for travel and scholarships/grants available.

Period(s) of Occupation: Hellenistic through Medieval

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Four weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No previous experience required

Room and Board Arrangements:
Included in the fee.

Academic Credit:
Through UNCG

Contact Information:


Dr. Asa Eger

2129 MHRA Building PO Box 26170 NC

Greensboro

NC

27402

US

aaeger@uncg.edu

Phone: (336) 334-5203

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