The Weizmann Institute has an active program in archaeology that integrates tools and methods from science into the study of the archaeological record, toward a better understanding of history, climate, and the development of human societies. The research involves work in archaeological excavations and in the laboratory. The Archaeological Science program is highly interdisciplinary, integrating during the studies Archaeology and Science. The students of the Scientific Archaeology unit can have a background in archaeology and/or science. Click the Academics tab for more details.

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  • Date: April 2, 2023

    2023 Field School in Archaeological Science

    Registered students will participate in an excavation where Kimmel Center personnel are actively carrying out research. The purpose of the course is to expose students to interdisciplinary research that involves archaeology and the natural sciences, in the field. The students will experience interactive work that combines excavation and analysis of materials using an on-site laboratory. The course will emphasize the inter-connection between laboratory analyses and the archaeological context, and includes fieldwork, laboratory work, and lectures.

  • Date: June 29, 2022

    2022 Field School in Archaeological Science

  • Date: June 14, 2021

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