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Apply now to join our archaeological dig at Tell Keisan for four weeks in the summer of 2019, arriving on June 29 and departing on July 27. No previous experience is required. The participation fee of $2800 includes all meals and air-conditioned accommodations (7 days per week for 4 weeks) at a nearby kibbutz that has attractive grounds and a swimming pool. The fee also includes airport transfers and weekend field trips. Airfare is extra. Current UChicago College students can apply for a College Research Scholar position to fully fund their travel and participation on the dig.

Click here to pay online, or mail a check for $2800 payable to “The Oriental Institute” to:  Prof. David Schloen, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Please submit your payment as soon as possible to guarantee a place on the excavation team, and no later than April 30, 2019. This information sheet provides more details. Fill out this registration form and email it to David Schloen when you are ready to apply. Dig participants may earn course credit from the University of Chicago.

For more information, you may contact us using the form below.