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We are taking applications for volunteer diggers to excavate with us for four weeks in the summer of 2018, arriving on June 30 and departing on July 28. No previous dig experience is required. The volunteer fee of $2,800 includes all meals and air-conditioned accommodations (7 days per week for 4 weeks) at a nearby kibbutz with attractive grounds and swimming pool. The fee also includes airport transfers and weekend field trips. Airfare is extra.

Click here to pay online, or mail a check for $2,800 payable to “The Oriental Institute” to:  Prof. David Schloen, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Please submit payment as soon as possible and no later than April 30, 2018. Click here for our student/volunteer information sheet and registration form. For more information, you may contact us using the form below.