"We have great faculty who are not just great at teaching archaeology and teaching the Bible, but they are great archaeologists."

Cameron Coyle, 2013 Field Archaeologist

 

The Tel Gezer Excavation and Publication Project


The Tel Gezer Excavation and Publication Project is a consortium of institutions under thedirection of Steve Ortiz and Sam Wolff. It is a multi-disciplinary field project investigating the Bronze and Iron Age history of the ancient biblical city of Tel Gezer.

2014 Summer Season: June 23 - July 18

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28.
We still have some spaces left!
Deadline has been extended April 15th


2013 PRESS RELEASE- See the results from this summer!
Gezer in the News: recent Haaretz article

 

There are two additional projects associated with the Tel Gezer Excavations:

    The Gezer Regional Survey: contact Dr. Eric Mitchell (emitchell@swbts.edu)

    Gezer Water System: contact Dr. Dan Warner (dwarner6@cfl.rr.com)

 

Sponsored by:

The Tandy Institute for Archaeology at

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
 

Associate Sponsor: Andrews University

Consortium Schools

Ashland Theological Seminary
Clear Creek Baptist College
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary - Marian Eakins Museum
Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School
Lycoming College
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
 

Supporting Institutions

The Gezer Regional Council
Israel Nature and National Parks Protection Authority

Affiliated with the Amercian Schools of Oriental Research

 

Contact Information

Dr. Steve Ortiz
Tandy Institute for Archaeology
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
P.O. Box 22308
Fort Worth, TX 76122

Dr. Sam Wolff
Israel Antiquities Authority
P.O. Box 586
91004 Jerusalem Israel

Dr. Terry Hofecker
U. S. Project Administrator
6827 Rings Road
Dublin OH 43016