Legio was the sprawling base of the Roman VIth Ferrata Legion from the early 2nd Century to the early 4th Century CE. The JVRP has conducted three seasons of excavation at the site stunning revelations about the Legion and its Jewish and early Christian neighbors!

Get dirty, make discoveries, meet people from around the world, explore Israel!

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Dates for 2022 Coming Soon

3-Week Archaeological Field School

Academic Credit Available!

The Jezreel Valley Regional Project (JVRP) is a long-term, multi-disciplinary survey and excavation project investigating the history of human activity in the Jezreel Valley from the Paleolithic through the Ottoman period. This project strives for a total history of the region using the tools and theoretical approaches of such disciplines as archaeology, anthropology, geography, history, ethnography, and the natural sciences, within an organizational framework provided by landscape archaeology.