Fieldwork

Tel Dan Excavations 2019

Location: Tel Dan, IL

Season: June 23, 2019 to July 19, 2019

Deadline Type: Rolling

Website: https://www.teldanexcavations.com/

Discount for AIA members: N/A

Program Type:
Volunteer

RPA Certified:
No

Affiliation:
UCLA

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 (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

Notes:
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 https://www.teldanexcavations.com/ for more information.

Contact Information:


Aaron A. Burke

415 Portola Plaza, Hum 378

Los Angeles

CA

90095-1511

United States

aaburke@ucla.edu

Phone: 3102067218

Fax: 3102066456

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