"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.
2015 Summer Season: June 15 - July 10
details and application coming soon!
2014 Press Release- See the results from this summer!
There are two additional projects associated with the Tel Gezer Excavations:
The Gezer Regional Survey: contact Dr. Eric Mitchell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gezer Water System: contact Dr. Dan Warner (email@example.com)
Ashland Theological Seminary
Clear Creek Baptist College
Emmaus Bible College
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary - Marian Eakins Museum
Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School
Previous sponsors and consortium members:
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
The Gezer Regional Council
Israel Nature and National Parks Protection Authority
Affiliated with the Amercian Schools of Oriental Research
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