Hours
Tue–Fri, 12:00–5:00 pm
Sat–Sun, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Mondays 

Skirball Cultural Center

Archaeology of the Near East | Grade 6

Field Trips | Educators

2 children uncovering objects buried in sand

Photo by Timothy Norris

Students connect the past, present, and future in this fun archaeological adventure!

When

Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year, 10:00 am–12:00 pm 

Admission

This program and waitlist are at capacity for the 2022–2023 school year. 

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Health and Safety Protocols

Non-cloth masks are required during all school programs.
 

Connect the past, present, and future in this fun archaeological adventure! Students examine and analyze replica artifacts of an Iron Age town to develop hypotheses about the history, commerce, religion, and cultural practices of people who lived three thousand years ago. Consider what traces we are leaving behind for future generations as we become the cultural heritage protectors of tomorrow.

Note: Dig activities may be moved indoors due to weather. 

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