For more than 80 years the Kelsey Museum has sponsored fieldwork expeditions to sites around the Mediterranean and in the Near East.
Click here for a map that locates all these past fieldwork projects.
Click on the names of the sites below for a brief summary of each project.
- Antioch of Pisidia, Turkey: 1924
- Carthage, Tunisia: 1925
- Karanis, Egypt: 1924-35
- Dimé (Soknopaiou Nesos), Egypt: 1931
- Terenouthis, Egypt: 1935
- Seleucia on the Tigris, Iraq: 1927-32, 1936-37
- Sepphoris, Israel: 1931
- Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai, Egypt: 1958, 1960, 1963, 1965
- Qasr al-Hayr, Syria: 1964, 1966, 1969-71
- Apollonia, Libya: 1965-67
- Cyrene, Libya: 1969, 1971
- Dibsi Faraj, Syria: 1972
- Tel Anafa, Israel: 1968-73, 1978-86
- Paestum-Poseidonia, Italy: 1981-86, 1995-98
- Coptos and the Eastern Desert, Egypt: 1987-95
- Leptiminus Archaeological Project, Tunisia: 1990-99
- Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Greece: 1991-96
- Southern Euboea Exploration Project, Greece: Michigan involvement: 1996, 2000, 2002, 2005
- The Vorotan Project, Armenia: 2005
All the excavation records for Karanis and Seleucia can presently be accessed on the Michigan Excavation Records database. Contact Sebastian Encina for access. Records for other excavations will be added in due course.