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Location: כביש 90, ראש פינה, Israel
Season: June 7, 2020 to July 17, 2020
Session Dates: First session = 7-25 June 2020; Second session = 28 June - 17 July 2020
Application Deadline: March 2, 2020
Deadline Type: Rolling
Field School, Volunteer
Hebrew University of Jerusalem; University of Haifa; George Washington University; Southern Adventist University
Yossi Garfinkel; Assaf Yasur-Landau; Eric H. Cline; and Michael Hasel
Join us this season as we begin a new campaign to explore the destruction of the lower city at Late Bronze Age Hazor! Our new excavations at biblical Hazor during Summer 2020 will focus on the gateway and piazza in the lower city. Yadin excavated the eastern half of the gateway in the 1950s; the western half remains for us to uncover, including what promises to be up to two meters of destruction debris, which may hold answers to who destroyed Bronze Age Hazor and when. And the piazza, located just inside the gate, has never before been excavated!
Period(s) of Occupation: Late Bronze Age
The first half of the season (7-25 June) will be run by the University of Haifa and George Washington University. The second half of the season (28 June – 17 July) will be run by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Southern Adventist University. Application forms can be found on our website.
Project Size: 25-49 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: two weeks
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: None
Room and Board Arrangements:
We’ll be staying at a nearby kibbutz, with air-conditioned rooms and a swimming pool. Price varies by session; see website.
Field School credits available from University of Haifa and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Eric H. Cline
George Washington University
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