Tag Archives: Michael Hasel

Khirbet Qeiyafa website updated with info, photos

The official site for Khirbet Qeiyafa has just been updated with new information and photos. This Iron Age site happens to overlook David and Goliah’s biblical battlefield and has produced a wealth of data from the period when the tribal societies of … Continue reading

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Khirbet Qeiyafa Excavation Report, Vol. II now available

The second published volume of the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation has just come off the press. It should be available any day now through the Israel Exploration Society. Additional volumes from the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavations are due in the near future.

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Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation ending. Garfinkel’s next dig site is…

The Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation is wrapping up this summer and excavators Yosef Garfinkel and Michael Hasel have just announced their next dig site. The excavation is moving to Lachish. They will proceed with surveying and test pits this summer followed … Continue reading

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A Star Trek over the Bible Lands plus Two Good Books

Aren Maeir has posted a link to this nice video sequence from NASA, showing the Bible Lands at night from the International Space Station. (Requires Quicktime) It begins with Egypt and moves over Israel/the Palestinian Territories, Syria, and finishes over … Continue reading

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Discoveries at Khirbet Qeiyafa – A large manmade cave

One of the most interesting and surprising finds during the 2010 excavation at Khirbet Qeiyafa was a manmade cave inside the city. A group of volunteers found the cave entrance, blocked up, beneath the bedrock. I first heard about the … Continue reading

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