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Find of the Month: It's All Fun and Games! - Bar Yosef Family

Family finds bone astragolos from the game knucklebones at the Sifting Project! Find of the Month!

Name That Find: Answer!

Last week, we asked all of our followers on the blog, on Facebook, and Twitter to Name That Find! We got a lot of really great and creative answers, but we managed to stump everyone (including some of our own staff members)! Thank you all…
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Inspiring Supporters

BAR reader makes quilt from Temple Mount floor patterns reconstructed by the Sifting Project
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Peretz Reuven: Islamic History Recorded

Staff Spotlight hits Peretz Reuven, expert in Early and Late Islamic Cultural Heritage
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Archaeological Evidence of the Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount

Historical sources and selected artifacts given to show proof of the First and Second Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount. Jews and Christians have a real and documented relationship to the Temple Mount.
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Symbols of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)

Found by Sifting Project: Coin from First Revolt (69/70), the last year of the Temple shows lulav and etrog: symbols of Sukkot.
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Find of the Month: Dome of The Rock Inlay on Pearl - Hadassa Amiri

Mother of Pearl with engraving of the Dome of the Rock found by a volunteer at the Temple Mount Sifting Project.
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Jennifer Greene: Staff Spotlight: September

I love writing the Staff Spotlight segments because I get to share with you the wonderful people I get to work with every day. Also dice and Jerusalem archaeology!
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What a week!

What a week! Second Temple Floors explained at conferences in Jerusalem. Links to video and more info.
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Holy Cross Day

Sharing some of the crosses found by the Sifting Project that originated from the Temple Mount.
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Find of the Month: Mother of Pearl Bead and Inlay - Eitan & Amichai Strik

Two brothers find a mother of pearl bead and inlay. Mother of pearl pictures and history. What's it doing on the Temple Mount?
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Hillel Richman: Just a Slice of Humble Pie

Pottery researcher Hillel Richman studies Iron Age and First Temple pottery and loves rare finds. Staff spotlight of the month.