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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 fee of $2,800 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 may be eligible for a College Research Scholarship to fund their participation; please contact Prof. David Schloen for more information.

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 your payment as soon as possible to guarantee a place on the excavation team, and no later than May 31, 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.

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