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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
Aaron A. Burke (UCLA) and David Ilan (Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem)
The 2019 field season at Tel Dan is a part of the Turning Points research program (www.turningpoints.ucla.edu). 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
4-hours credits offered by Hebrew Union College, Cinicinnati, OH. Tuition is Visit https://www.teldanexcavations.com/ for more information.
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