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Find & Finder of the Month: A Three-Weeks Coin

Like the rest of the world, we are still struggling with realities imposed on us by COVID-19, but we have been able to resume semi-normal activities at the sifting site, and together with them we are happy to resume our Find of the Month posts! Our…

Find & Finder of the Month: A Bulla of an Unknown Type, Discovered by the Schwartzes

This month we present you with Miriam and Elie Schwartz, of Philadelphia, PA, who found a small pottery shard, which may look unimportant at first glance (even to some of our seasoned archaeologists). However, on careful examination, some interesting…
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Find of the Month: Ancient Key Opens the Door to Mystery – Pastor Joe Putting

Along with the resumption of the sifting we decided also to revive our Find of the Month posts, fondly remembered from our years of sifting at the Tzurim Valley. This month we are excited to announce the discovery of a fragment of an ancient…
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Find of the Month: How Much Does it Weight? – Nicolle Perez

Possible First Temple scale weight found on Temple Mount
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Find of the Month: Aren’t You Dying To Know? – The Singer Family

Fantastic new find from the Temple Mount Sifting Project. #Findofthemonth
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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!

Find of the Month: A Fragment from a Crusader Capital – John Walker & Timothy Ressler

Crusader period column fragment found by volunteer. Video of the layout of the Temple Mount during the Crusader period.
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Find of the Month: Figurine Fragment – Or & Naya Korshaya

Two sisters found the leg of an Iron Age figurine at the Temple Mount Sifting Project.
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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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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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Find of the Month: Bone Spindle Whorl – Liliana Gorbman

9 year-old Liliana Grobman finds Byzantine spindle whorl at Temple Mount Sifting Project.