As noted earlier, there was a member-generated session on the identification of the site of ancient Bethsaida/Julias during the ASOR 2022 Annual Meeting in Boston. Here is a link to a video recording of the presentation on the Hellenistic and Early Roman coins from Et-Tell by the Bethsaida Coin Curator, Dr Gregory C. Jenks:
The field report for the 2019 season of the Bethsaida Excavations project has now been released, and can be downloaded directly from this site.
The current (2018) version of the constitution of the Consortium for the Bethsaida Excavations Project is now available online. CBEP Constitution 2018 Institutions considering joining the consortium are encouraged to read the constitution carefully and then contact us about the process for admission.
The site, situated on e-Tell and identified with Bethsaida, was founded in the 10th century BCE on a basalt hill extending from the Golan plateau. The size of the city (20 acres), its majestic fortifications, its enormous gate – the largest ever found in southern Levant – and a palace indicates that this site served … More Bethsaida Overview
The Bethsaida Excavations Project has been hosted for many years by the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). As we now move to a more independent phase of our work, stay tuned for news about new administrative arrangements to support our mission of scientific research, education, and public service.