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Archaeology Discovery Weekend

  • November 16, 2019
  • 12:30 PM
  • November 17, 2019
  • 5:30 PM
  • La Sierra University 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA 92505

La Sierra University Center for Near Eastern Archaeology and World Affairs Council
Inland Southern California

invite you to

The 11th Annual
Archaeology Discovery Weekend

Expert archaeologists from the U.S. and Israel
will provide illustrated talks and discussion on the topic

Ancient Synagogues and Churches
in the Galilee

November 16-17, 2019

Center for Near Eastern Archaeology & Zapara School of Business
La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA 92505
No cost for lectures

Learn more find the registration form


The architecture, artifacts, distribution, and religious significance of ancient synagogues and churches in the region of the Sea of Galilee, a center for interactive and at times tumultuous religious, cultural, and political changes during the Roman and Byzantine periods – 1st through 6th centuries AD.

Presenters include internationally known and respected archaeologists: Jodi Magness (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Mordecai Aviam (Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee), Charles Stewart (University of St. Thomas), Sharon Mattila (University of North Carolina at Pembroke), James R. Strange (Samford University), and Byron McCane (Wilkes Honors College).

Download and share the poster here:

World Affairs Council of
Inland Southern California
24888 Prospect Ave.
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Office Phone: 909-558-7446