January 11, 2010

The Biblical Archaeology Society is pleased to announce the publication of the annualBiblical Archaeology Review (BAR) Dig issue, which features a listing of more than 30 excavation projects that are looking for volunteers for the upcoming 2010 season. Extensive information on these volunteer opportunities and more can also be found online at . For almost two decades, BAR has been connecting people with the opportunity to have the experience of a lifetime on an archaeological dig, and the upcoming season promises to be an exciting one.

Please forward this email to any friends or students who might be interested in summer dig opportunities.

Applicants of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to apply to participate in an excavation this summer (minimum age requirements vary). Excavation opportunities are available in locations such as Israel, Jordan, Spain and Italy. Some programs offer course credit for participation. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit BAS online to explore the newly revised “Find a Dig” section of our Web site at . There we provide additional information on projects listed in the current issue of BAR, as well as many more projects that are available only online. Check out our comprehensive online guide for more about the exciting dig opportunities coming up this summer.

The Biblical Archaeology Society is proud of its ongoing Scholarship Program, which offers funding for selected applicants who wish to participate in an archaeological excavation. Essays from some of the 2009 scholarship winners can be found in the current January/February 2010 issue of BAR, recounting what it is like to discover history firsthand. Additional scholarship essays are published online. More information about our Scholarship Program, including application instructions, can be found at.

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