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The First International Academic Conference on New Studies in Temple Mount Research

We are happy to invite you to a unique and very special conference that we're taking part in launching - The First International Academic Conference on New Studies in Temple Mount Research. This is the first time that academic institutions…
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Analysis of Clay Sealings Revealed Evidence of the Temple Treasury and the Royal Treasury of the Kingdom of Judah in the First Temple Period

Is not this laid up in store with Me, sealed up in My treasuries?Deut. 32:34 A study we have conducted on dozens of clay sealings recovered in sifting of Temple Mount soil and in excavations at the Ophel Park (adjacent to the Southern Wall…
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– Call for Papers –

- Call for Papers - The First International Academic Conference on New Studies in Temple Mount Research No other site in the world evokes so many feelings, yearnings, curiosity, and as much public interest as the Temple Mount. A mere…
Special finds from the TMSP
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The Temple Mount Sifting Project Between the Straits

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the sifting site at the Masu’ot Lookout has been perhaps the only archaeological site in the country that did not halt operations in response to the situation. With limited staff and local volunteers,…
Haggai sorting pottery in the lab

Not as you thought: The most significant archaeological work is in the lab and not at the dig…

Many people ask us, what kind of processing do we do on our material before publishing - and why does it take so long? For a quick answer, take a look at the photo below - it tells us a little about the donkeywork behind the processing of artifacts.…
IAA photo of the exposed Temple beams
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New Year for the Trees, New Life for Ancient Forgotten Beams

Happy Tu B’Shevat! Today is the Jewish new year for the trees which is celebrated annually on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. Customs vary, but many Jews will eat a new fruit they haven’t tried before or eat one (or all!) of…
Mycenean painted potttery sherd
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Mycenaean Imports Early in Jerusalem’s History

Our "Finds from the Lab" feature from our July Newsletter. Sign up now!
Solomons-Stables - copyright IsraelImages.com
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Solomon’s Stables: History and Destruction

Check out the new video about Solomon's Stables now the Al-Marwani Mosque. History and Destruction.
byzantine church mosaics
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Treasures in the British Mandate Archives

Happy International Archives Day! Archaeologists spend a lot of time working with the fresh material coming out of excavations, but equally important is an archaeologist’s understanding of what came before. We must know about previous excavations,…
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Jerusalem Day and the Six-Day War

Artifacts from the Temple Mount Sifting Project tell the story of the unification of Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
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Early Islamic Destruction Layer?

Artifacts from Early Islamic Period may be from 658 CE earthquake.
Finger-shaped fragment of Egyptian statue
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Is this Egyptian statue fragment the last artifact to be shared with you?

3500 year old Egyptian statue fragment found in Temple Mount soil?