Excavations 2002 (Harvard, The Leon Levy Expedition)
Information on digging at Ashkelon.
Excavations (University of Chicago, Oriental Institute)
An official site offering brief, general information on the site.
City of Ashkelon) The municipal site; this link features
greetings from the mayor, a "Tours and Sights" map, an
article on the marina, and more.
Discoveries at Ashkelon (University of Chicago, Oriental
Institute) A good article, but dated (1995, updated in 1998).
Encyclopedia, ChristianAnswers.Net) Interests the reader with biblically
and other historically descriptive facts, including internal links
to related topics.
(Walking in Their Sandals) Gives
easy-to-read information on the location, biblical significance,
etc. Features links to photographs and on-line scripture
Travel Study Program) Highlights major historical events
at the site, but displays no pictures.
Jewish Magazine) A review of the history of the site with
colorful personal insights that lend a real-life flavor to
the experience. Copy of parts of this page at MidEastTraveling.net.
Ancient City of the Sea (National Geographic) An
article teaser with photos. Reveals the dynamic nature of
excavations at Ashkelon.
(Virtual Israel Experience) A brief history of the city
and the region, with a short paragraph on Ashkelon today.
Several nice photographs.
Dead Babies (Archaeology Magazine) A fascinating
article reporting on the startling find of nearly 100 infant skeletons
in the sewer beneath a Roman/Byzantine bathhouse and considering the
Experience (Harvard, The Leon Levy Expedition) One
excavator tells first hand what can be gained from the
volunteer excavation experience.