Ramla Project

Project summary

The British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem (BSAJ)/CBRL Ramla Project was a multi-disciplinary project comprising of a number of elements: 1. Historical research; 2. Topographical survey of the site; 3. Architectural survey of the surviving medieval and Ottoman buildings; 4. Archaeological archive research; 5. Epigraphic survey; 6. Excavation of a series of archaeological sondages to answer questions relating to the towns topography.


Project details

Location: Ramla (Israel)

Year(s): 1997 to 1999

Lead institutions and funding: BSAJ/CBRL


Project bibliography

Petersen, A., 2000. Preliminary Report on the Topographic Survey of Ramla 1997 and 1999, Levant 32(1), 97–99.

Petersen, A. & R. Wardill, 2001. Interim Report on a Geophysical and Surface Survey of Ramla, Levant 33(1), 1–6.

Pringle, D., 1999. Research Reports British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, Levant 31(1), 318.


Project media gallery

View of the western part of the old city of Ramla from the minaret of Jami’ al-Kabir (after Petersen, A., Levant 27(1), 77, Fig. 2)