Art and Archaeology:
The Preservation of the Site

Academic Credit for Participants

Students interested in academic credits can join the cours:
"Uncovering the Secrets of Ramat Rahel:
the Concolusion of Five Seasons of Excavations at the Site"

this course will be held during the two weeks of the excavation, attending it will earn the participant three academic credits.

Academic Responsibility: Prof. Oded Lipschits and Dr. Yuval Gadot
(Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Tel Aviv University).

Monday, August 16th
Prof. Oded Lipschits
(Department of Archaeology and Department of Jewish History, Tel Aviv University):
The Project and Its Aims: Goals, Achievements, and the still Open Questions

Wednesday, August 16th
Dr. Yuval Gadot
(Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Tel Aviv University):
Stratigraphy and Architecture - The Iron Age and Persian\Early Hellenistic Periods

Monday, August 23rd
Benjamin Arubas
(Department of Archaeology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem):
Stratigraphy and Architecture -The Roman, Byzantine and Early Muslim Periods

Wednesday, August 25th
Omer Sergi and Koch Ido
(Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Tel Aviv University) :
Ramat Rahel as Administrative Center: The Evidence of the Stamp Impressions

Saturday, August 28th
Area Supervisors - Summary of Excavations at the Site: 2005-2009

Tour at the Site:
Saturday, August 28th
Directors of the Excavation and Area Supervisors

Credit and Tuition
Attending the course during the excavation may gain three academic credits.
The price for each academic credit is $100.
Responsibility for arranging credit with the home institution rests with the student.

  Requirements for earning credit:
Attendance at all lectures
Participation in all tours
Daily participation in excavations
Writing an essay about one of the major topics studied during the course

Final grades will be based on student's fulfillment of requirements, rating of written essay and area supervisor's assessment of student's fieldwork and understanding of the archaeological excavations.

For further imformation about program and registration, contact our project administrator Omer Segri.

For registration to the Ramat Rahel Archaeological Project, please click on "application form" at Ramat Rahel Hotel Website and follow the instructions there.