Field Work in Archaeology

Basic information

  • Location: Jordan, Oman, Israel/Palestine
  • Dates: May 4-May 25, 2022; May 31-June 25, 2022
  • Cost: 4,000 (estimate)

An off-campus, on-site introduction to archaeological field work designed to expose the student to the fundamentals of archaeology.

Offered in conjunction with field work done by Calvin faculty or qualified field schools of other universities. An off-campus, on-site introduction to archaeological field work designed to expose the student to the methodologies involved in stratigraphic excavation, typological and comparative analysis of artifacts, the use of material remains in the writing of cultural history, and the preservation and presentation of sites. Field school enrollment and placement is overseen by the Archaeology Program Coordinator.

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Cost

4,000 (estimate)

Airfare is not included in the listed cost.

Questions / contact

Darrell Rohl

Darrell Rohl

Assistant Professor of History;
Director of Archaeology Program
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Frans van Liere

Frans van Liere

Professor of History;
Director of Medieval Studies Program
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