Biblical Archaeology Review’s 2010 Dig Issue

The Biblical Archaeology Society announces its January/February 2010 Dig issue of BAR which highlights volunteer opportunities for interested archaeologists throughout Europe and the Middle East.
BAR Dig Issue 2010
BAR Dig Issue 2010
Jan. 4, 2010 - PRLog -- The Biblical Archaeology Society is pleased to announces the publication of the annual Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) Dig issue (January/February 2010), which features a listing of more than 20 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 experience of a lifetime on an archaeological dig, and the upcoming season promises to be an exciting one. Excavation opportunities are available in exotic locations such as Israel, Jordan, Spain and Italy.

Applicants of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to apply to participate in an excavation this summer (minimum age requirements vary). 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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The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands.

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