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Bethsaida Biblical Archaeology

Support Bethsaida

You can support Bethsaida Biblical Archaeology in several ways.



Et-Tell, literally "the mound," is located 2 km from the northeast coast of the Sea of Galilee. After further exploration in 1987, archaeologist Rami Arav confirmed that the site was indeed Bethsaida.

Charitable contributions

Bethsaida Biblical Archaeology welcomes charitable contributions to support ongoing excavation and study. Contributions to the project will support student and faculty travel to Bethsaida, the collection and study of artifacts, and activities to educate the public about Bethsaida and Biblical history. Donating is fast and easy:

  • Visit the University of Nebraska Foundation,
  • Search for "Bethsaida"
  • Direct your support to the "UNO Bethsaida Excavations Fund," Designation 01051830
  • You can contribute via a secure, online credit card transaction.

If you have any questions, contact:

Kristy Leahy Pape, Excavations Coordinator

Bethsaida Biblical Archaeology
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, Neb. 68182-0485