Tel Dan Excavations 2019

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Location: Tel Dan, IL

Season: June 23, 2019 to July 19, 2019

Deadline Type: Rolling


Discount for AIA members: N/A

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Project Director:
Aaron A. Burke (UCLA) and David Ilan (Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem)

Project Description:

The 2019 field season at Tel Dan is a part of the Turning Points research program ( It’s main aims are the exploration of the transition between the Bronze and Iron Age, which serves as the context for the exploration of a number of different identities, including the early Israelites. This short season will focus on high-resolution data collection from the site of Tel Dan, which provides evidence for a mixed community in northern Canaan at the end of the Bronze Age.

Period(s) of Occupation: Late Bronze Age; Early Iron Age

Excavation of an early Israelite settlement and transitional Late Bronze Age community.

Project Size: 25-49 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None. Previous excavation experience of at least one season preferred, but not required.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Kibbutz Snir, Israel. Cost: $3000 (non-credit); $3500 with credit

Academic Credit:
4-hours credits offered by Hebrew Union College, Cinicinnati, OH. Tuition is Visit for more information.

Contact Information:

Aaron A. Burke

415 Portola Plaza, Hum 378

Los Angeles



United States

Phone: 3102067218

Fax: 3102066456

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