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A Piercing Insight Into Ancient Beads
When coming into the sifting site, groups are shown into a gallery where a few of our finds are displayed, and our guides are presented with a tough choice – with limited time, which do you point out and discuss? Personally,…
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Find and Finder of the Month: Elroi Levi Found a Flint Side-Scraper
Sometimes, we simply don't know. The flint tool you see in this photo is really old. But just how much is "really old"?Let's take a step back to what we do know. Pictured here is Elroi Levi, who joined his dad at work one day during Passover…
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Mycenaean Imports Early in Jerusalem’s History
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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?
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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.
Tag Archive for: bronze age
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Before the Iron Age II (4500 – 1000 BCE)
Only a small percentage of pottery (about 0.5%) predating the Iron Age, the First Temple Period was identified. Most of this pottery dates to the Middle Bronze Age (ca. 1950-1550 BCE). An imported piece of Mycenaean pottery, which came by way of the Aegean Sea in the 14th century BCE (on the left). A Late Bronze pot shard with painted decoration.