Courtesy Combined Caesarea Expeditions/Claudia Vess

ON THE COVER: Tied to her work, a volunteer records archaeological data at the site of an early octagonal church now under excavation at Caesarea. This is just one of 38 digs in Israel and Jordan that seek volunteer help in the coming year. For a round-up of the sites and the archaeologists’ plans, turn to “1992 Excavation Opportunities: A Spirit of Discovery.”