Gezer Excavations 2007

The Star-Telegram has a brief article on the recent season of excavations at Gezer. The main finds mentioned are walls burned by the Assyrians in the 8th century and a rare silver coin from the Ptolemaic period. The excavation project is described at gezerproject.org, and some general information and pictures of Gezer is available at BiblePlaces.com.

Gezer high place with standing stones, db6804053210
Gezer high place in 1968Photo by David Bivin; from forthcoming CD from BiblePlaces.com

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The BiblePlaces Blog provides updates and analysis of the latest in biblical archaeology, history, and geography. Unless otherwise noted, the posts are written by Todd Bolen, PhD, Professor of Biblical Studies at The Master’s University.


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