AR101 Archaeology in Action: Biblical Archaeology in the Field

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Explore archaeological digs in Israel by joining distinguished scholars in the field, who will teach you the processes and practices of biblical field archaeology. Learn the tools and techniques used by archaeologists and volunteers to find relics buried for millennia. Discover the passion of those who have invested their lives into uncovering and studying material culture. Watch as they unearth objects for the first time after thousands of years. In this course, filmed on site in Israel, you’ll experience the process of a dig and hear directly from archaeologists. Their findings shed light on what life was like in the first century world of Jesus and the apostles.

Introduction to Archaeology

What Is Archaeology?

What Is Archaeology?

4m

The Archaeological Dig Process

Research and Preparation

Research and Preparation

6m

Roles and Jobs at a Dig Site

Volunteering at a Dig Site

Volunteering at a Dig Site

4m

Anatomy of a Dig Site

Squares

Squares

2m

Archaeological Dig Techniques

Use of Archaeological Hand Tools within a Square

Use of Archaeological Hand Tools within a Square

2m

Pottery Techniques

Excavating Pottery

Excavating Pottery

3m

Profile of Dig Sites and Material Culture Discoveries

Huqoq’s Galilean Type Synagogue

Huqoq’s Galilean Type Synagogue

3m

Curation and Presentation

Preservation and Curation of Artifacts

Preservation and Curation of Artifacts

3m