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The 2013 Khirbet Qeiyafa Excavation – Day #1

We’ve begun the final season of work at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Here are some photos with brief descriptions of what’s going on. My work square for this week is down the hill a bit from the ancient city. It’s some kind … Continue reading

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Another Kh. Qeiyafa First: Earliest Minted Coins

Coins we’ve discovered at Khirbet Qeiyafa are the oldest yet found in Israel. Some of them are the first known coins actually minted in the Land. Most attention for Khirbet Qeiyafa focuses on the 10th century B.C. city, but another … Continue reading

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Have Coins from Joseph’s Time Really Been Found in Egypt?

Several readers may have seen or heard about a recent report that coins from Joseph’s time have been found in Egypt. A couple of news agencies have picked it up. I’ve even seen individuals posting about it on Facebook. There … Continue reading

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