Monday, October 13, 2014

Gezer Water System 2015 Dig

Gezer Water System Expedition
May 24 - June 11, 2015
Tel Gezer, Israel

THE PROJECT: Participate in the excavation of an ancient Canaanite water system at Tel Gezer in Israel.

DATES: May 24 - June 11, 2015. Volunteers should plan to arrive no later than May 22, and those working all three weeks should plan departures for June 12 or 13.

COST: $1800 for the 3-week season, or $600 per week (Extra days $100/day) + airfare. Costs cover room, board and weekend travel. Preference will be given to three-week participants. Participants are responsible for their own flights to and from Israel. The dig will arrange airport pickup.

WEEKEND TRAVEL: The expedition will arrange several field trips covering key areas of Israel. Weekend travel costs are included in the excavation pricing.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Volunteers will be housed in air-conditioned rooms at the Neve Shalom Guest House, with three to four persons per room.

ACADEMIC CREDIT: Undergraduate or graduate course credit for up to 6 semester hours is available. Additional tuition fees apply.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Dan Warner ( or Dr. Dennis Cole (

Sponsored by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s
Moskau Institute of Archaeology/Center for Archaeological Research
and the Israel Nature and Park Authority