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Khirbet El Eika (Hellenistic Galilee): Summer Archaeological Field School

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Fast Facts

Course:

Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee)

Teaching Faculty:

Field school director: Dr. Uzi Leibner

Language of Instruction:

English

Credits:

2-4 (1 credit per week) 

Eligibility:

Qualified volunteers

Cost:

Academic credit (optional): US$ 120 per credit
Participation & housing fee: See dig website

Relevant Academic Fields:

Archaeology, ancient history, antiquities.

Highlights

  • Help uncover key details about the material culture, settlement patterns, and ethnic identity of the Galilee during the Hellenistic period.
  • Contribute to new understanding of the ethnic and cultural background against which early Christianity and rabbinic Judaism developed in the Galilee.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the tools and methods of field archaeology.
  • Tour nearby sites of archaeological and historical interest.
  • Gain hands-on experience in the field.

Apply

You can choose to participate in the excavation for the field experience only, or you can decide to also earn credit from HebrewU during your participation (and transfer the credits to your home institution). The application process differs according to your choice.

Participation Only

You’ll apply directly to the Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee) field school. Please see the Khirbet El-Eika excavation website for details on how to apply.

Participation & Academic Credit

In order to apply to earn academic credit for your participation in the archaeological field school, you’ll complete a three-step process:

  • Apply directly to the Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee) field school. Please see the Khirbet El-Eika excavation website for details on how to apply.
  • Attend the excavation and fulfill the academic requirements as determined by the director of your archaeological field school.
  • Once you have finished the field school and submitted a research paper, submit an application to HebrewU’s Rothberg International School (RIS) and pay the US$ 80 application fee and US$ 480 tuition fee.

Contact

We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee).

Mr. Roi Sabar
Institute of Archaeology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus
91905 Jerusalem, Israel
Email
Tel.: +972 (52) 828 2963

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