Excavations

  • General Information
  • Ashdod Yam Archeological Project
  • Tel Shimron Excavations
  • The Shmunis Family Foundation Excavations at Kiriath-Jearim
  • Archaeobotany and Paleo-Climate Reconstruction
  • Contact

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tel Aviv University International reserves the right to cancel any of the programs below due to low registration.


Our range of Excavation programs provide you with the ultimate “hands-on” experience as you dig deep into Israel’s ancient past. Where better to unravel the mysteries and stories of the Bible while discovering the non-stop modern wonders of Israel …

 

Program Overview

These Excavation programs are for those of you looking for incredible off-campus opportunities discovering Israel’s ancient history. 

Enjoy a unique encounter with history by getting hands-on with one of the programs below - the programs are not operated directly by TAU International but are affiliated with and accredited by TAU.

  • Ashdod Yam project: This summer dig is an inter- and multi-disciplinary project, and welcomes participants with diverse research interests and perspectives. Expect to take on all types of archaeological activities. 

  • Tel Shimron excavation: This project aims to provide incredible insights into the history of the last 5000 years, and also includes daily excavation work, lectures and workshops, and two academic courses with credits.

  • Shmunis Family Foundation excavation: This summer project will have you digging deep into the ancient Judean highlands, and also includes two academic courses with credits.

  • Archaeobotany and Paleo-Climate reconstruction: This unique 4-credit one-week course focuses on intriguing sampling strategies to shed light on archaeological and environmental questions arising from the Masada/Dead Sea region.

 

Program Highlights

  • Join some of the world's most exciting excavations in some fascinating regions, including Masada, and the Judean desert.

  • Dig with world-renowned archaeological scholars who will mentor you on your way to gaining the knowledge, practical experience, and skills. 

 

 

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