Archaeological Digs

Looking for a dig opportunity? Here is the most comprehensive portal to the best sources for archaeological digs and field schools on the Web.

There are archaeology field schools and research activities being conducted all over the world. Many excavations are conducted during the summer months; however, some are ongoing throughout the year, and some are being conducted even during the winter months in parts of the world where the climate is favorable. Click on each listing below to link to a  website:



1.  Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin

2. Dig List at Popular Archaeology

3.  Past Horizons

4.  Earthwatch Expeditions

5.  Biblical Archaeology Society


7.  Passport in Time

8.  ShovelBums

As Founder and Editor of Popular Archaeology Magazine, Dan is a freelance writer and journalist specializing in archaeology.  He studied anthropology and archaeology in undergraduate and graduate school and has been an active participant on archaeological excavations in the U.S. and abroad.  He is the creator and administrator of Archaeological Digs, a popular weblog about archaeological excavation and field school opportunities.