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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.

The Roman & Nabatean Heritage in the Levant

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 Bekaa Valley.

Dr, Craig HarveyLeading 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.

Brochure (PDF)

Buried stories: the tombs of Hegra
A fascinating necropolis reveals the burial customs, and more, of a vanished people.




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