Category Archives: 2011 Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation

Qeiyafa Dig Update: July 13, 2011

Here is an update on my experiences with the 2011 Khirbet Qeiyafa dig. We have made good progress in our square, with some interesting discoveries during the past two days. We should learn more when we work at the site … Continue reading

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Photos from Day One at Khirbet Qeiyafa, 2011

After worship on the roof of our Jerusalem hotel (overlooking the Temple Mount) we arrived safely at the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation late Sunday morning. Problems with my rented air card kept me from posting the past two nights but things … Continue reading

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CNN reports from Khirbet Qeiyafa

CNN has aired a short feature on Khirbet Qeiyafa titled, “Finding the City of David.” Whoops… the City of David is actually in Jerusalem! The video claims, “Archaeologists in Jerusalem believe they have found the remains of the legendary City of David.” … Continue reading

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Heading to Israel

I am at Logan International airport in Boston, getting ready to check in for my flight to Rome-Tel Aviv. Four members of my group should arrive here at any moment, and we plan to meet up with the other four … Continue reading

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Biblical Archaeology Bits (July 2011)

Here are a few items you may find interesting: – Archaeologists in 1990 discovered what may be the tomb, ossuary (“bone box”), and remains of Caiaphas, the Jewish High Priest and adversary of Jesus. Now it seems they have found … Continue reading

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