The Temple Mount Sifting Project blog provides a glimpse into the difficulties of protecting the debris that is the focus on their study.
“The ongoing excavation of Horvat Midras/Khirbet Durusiya (Israel) provides an opportunity to study changes in the ethnic and religious makeup of a rural settlement in the ancient southern Levant.”
David Moster explains how tall the Jerusalem temple was by comparing it with other large monuments including the Dome of the Rock. He even found a classical-style building with very similar dimensions to Solomon’s temple.
Jerusalem Post: “Is the biblical ark of the covenant hidden in an Ethiopian church?”
Zoom lecture on October 24: “The Austrian Expedition to Tel Lachish 2017–2023,” by Katharina Streit and Felix Höflmayer.
Registration is open for next year’s excavation season at Shiloh.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken