Heritage of the Romans
& Nabateans in the Levant
including Petra, with Optional Extension to Hegra in Saudi Arabia to May 10
April 21-May 5, 2023
Discover the fascinating Roman Heritage of the
eastern Mediterranean in Jordan and Lebanon,
plus the extraordinary archaeological sites of the
ancient Nabatean Kingdom at Petra in Jordan
and Hegra in Saudi Arabia.
See fantastic archaeological wonders of
the Roman Empire in the Levant and learn
about the powerful tribe from the desert
that ran the trade in frankincense and
myrrh from the mountains of Yemen to
Petra and Hegra, the primary centers for
trade in the region 2,000 years ago.
On coastal Lebanon, see historic Byblos,
which may be the oldest city in the world,
whose heritage goes back to 8,800 - 7,000
BC, and the stunning Roman temple in the
Leading the expedition will be Dr. Craig
Harvey, an authority on the sites and
heritage of Jordan and the Nabateans.
We hope you will be able to join us!
Margaret M. Betchart
President, Betchart Expeditions Inc.
for AAAS, Sigma Xi & ACS
$5,995 per person twin share + air.
Buried stories: the tombs of Hegra
A fascinating necropolis reveals the burial customs, and more, of a vanished people.