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City of David Excavations Restarted

Excavations began this week in the City of David under the direction of Eilat Mazar. The plan is to dig for six months, ostensibly with hopes of learning more about the structure identified by the excavator as the palace of David.


Area G from the east, 2 days ago

From a distance, it looks like someone else is digging in the City of David as well.

View from east, 2 days ago
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4 thoughts on “City of David Excavations Restarted

  1. Oops – I meant east; now corrected.

    Al – they haven’t worked there in 2-3 years. They had gone through Byzantine and earlier levels and were getting to Second Temple period in some places. The finds were domestic, as I recall.

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