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A Week of Digging

We are back in Jerusalem for Friday and Saturday after a week of digging at Khirbet al-Ra’i. We will return to the dig site on Sunday afternoon for the second week. The first week began with a talk about our … Continue reading

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Sunshades and Sandbags

Most archaeological digs in Israel are during the summer when the sun is the most intense. This is the main reason why you usually dig in the morning. See: Early Morning at the Dig Sunshades are now standard at most … Continue reading

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