The sifting site is located in Mitzpeh HaMasuot, on Martin Buber St on the junction with Yizhaq haNadiv St (above the tunnel to Maaleh Adumim) , Jerusalem (google maps link). If you are experiencing difficulty in reaching the site, call the staff on 02-566-5491 (from a non-local telephone: +972-2-566-5491) or at our archaeology lab: 02-566-7067 (from a non-local telephone: +972-2-566-7067).
By public transport:
The site is a short walking distance from the following bus stops:
“Martin Buber/Har HaTsofim Tunnel, on buses 17, 19, 19A, 30, 34, 34A, 42, 48A, 53, 68
“Har HaTsofim Tunnel/Martin Buber”, on bus 84
Directions to parking lots in the vicinity of the sifting site:
Paid parking – in the Hebrew University parking lot, at the end of Binyamin Mazar St. (google maps link / waze link) – to pay you will need the cellopark application on your mobile phone. After parking, cross the street in the direction of the sifting site which is surrounded by a fence of metal poles. A brown sign points to the site.
Free parking – in Hadassah Lampel St. (google maps link / waze link). Park at the beginning of the street, then return by foot to the start of the street, turn right and right again towards the sifting site entrance. N.B. do not walk in the direction of the Emek Zurim national park.
Please note – you cannot drive in the reverse direction directly back from the sifting site itself to Hadassah Lampel St.