Jordan: The Forgotten Holy Land 2021

November 2021
- Dr. John Swanson, American University in Cairo

Amman — Petra — Wadi Rum — The Dead Sea

BAS TRAVEL/STUDY SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Exclusively designed for BAS travelers

Journey across thousands of years of history from biblical sites to Greek and Roman outposts. Follow the ancient trader’s route and explore magnificent landscapes and the remains of some of antiquity’s greatest monuments. Join us for a wonderful new crusade—a medley of past and present—to experience the riches of Jordan that have an exceptional place in our history.

Features

Touch the remains of Jordan’s 12 Biblical Sites.
Meet archaeologists and view the Petra Scrolls at an ACOR reception.
Explore Petra, Little Petra, and Beida for a full day with an archaeologist.
Experience Petra candle lit at night: with music and Nabataen and Bedoin storytelling.
Gaze at the desert sky and sleep under a blanket of stars from luxury tents at Wadi Rum;
Enjoy the thrill of a desert safari.
Dine in a Bedouin tent.
Hunt for Neolithic Rock Art with an expertly trained Bedouin.
Encounter rarely visited archaeological Park at Madaba; dine in a heritage building.
View the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at the Jordan Archaeological Museum.
Delve into ongoing archaeology at Gawr As Safi and the newly discovered sugar mill.
Dip into the Dead Sea waters; visit a museum at the lowest point on earth.
Meet members of a farming community and cook a meal with them.

BAS TRAVEL STUDY SIGNATURE ENRICHMENT
Attend a seminar led by Dr. John Swanson, Ph.D. in Middle East History; Professor and Vice Provost of the American University in Cairo.
Plus on site experts: scholars-historians-archaeologists-Bedouins-Jordanian Citizens
A JOURNEY THROUGH THOUSANDS OF YEARS OF HISTORY!
EXPERIENCES THAT ENGAGE, INFORM, AND INSPIRE

Experts

Dr. John Swanson

Dr. John Swanson, Ph.D. in Middle East History, is Associate Provost American University in Cairo and Professor of Middle East History and Egyptology since 1978. John also has served as lecturer and study leader for many reputable travel programs in Egypt, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Details

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Contact

For more information contact:

Temma Ecker, M. Ad. Ed..
Our Jordan Expert
833-865-5568 (Toll-free)
708-383-8739
Email: [email protected]
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Alicia Bregon
800-221-4644 ext. 216 (Toll-free)
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Biblical Archaeology Society
4710 41st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016