The Virtual World Project presents interactive virtual tours of archaeological sites in Israel and Jordan. The project is designed to aid in the teaching and study of antiquity.

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The Virtual World Project uses HTML5 and thus requires the most recent version of Safari, Chrome, or Firefox. The project does not support Internet Explorer.
VR Director and Web Master: Ronald A. Simkins

Sound Director and Narrator: Nicolae Roddy
Partial funding for the project has been provided by the Kripke Center, the Graduate School, and the Creighton College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University, and the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion.
Aravah & Negev
Coastal Plain & Carmel Hills
Dead Sea & Jordan Valley
Eastern Highlands
Galilee & Golan
Hauran & Eastern Desert
Shephelah & Sharon
Southern Jordanian Desert
Western Hill Country
Stone & Chalcolithic Periods
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Persian & Hellenistic Periods
Early Roman Period
Late Roman Period
Byzantine Period
Early Islamic Period
Crusader & Later Periods
Public Buildings
Temples & Cult
Water Systems
Using the Project
About Archaeology
History and Archaeology
General Bibliography
List All Sites

Sites from Version 1 are Flash-based and cannot be used on an iPad.

Version 1 sites will open in a new window.

Version 1 sites are gradually being upgraded to Version 2.