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The Evolution of a Dig Site

07/09 | Learn how archaeologists adapt their methodologies as they reach occupation layers and carefully examine ancient artifacts.   Read more…

Finding the Ironsides

07/09 | For the first time, the camp of the Sixth Roman Legion may have been located. Analyzing an enhanced high-resolution satellite photo, archaeologist Yotam Tepper of the Israel Antiquities Authority, in   Read more…

Recipe for Surviving an Archaeological Excavation

07/09 | Marielle Velander shares her recipe for surviving life at the archaeological excavation of Middle Bronze Age Tel Kabri. We’ve shared her whimsical tips here on BHD.   Read more…

“Lay Some Flowers on My Grave”

07/05 | Fourteen-thousand-year-old examples of grave flowers have been uncovered in burials in Israel from the Natufian culture. The Natufians lived in the Levant from 13,000–9800 B.C. The culture was remarkable in   Read more…

Testimonials from the Field at Tel Kabri

07/03 | In this blog, check out what some members of the Kabri crew have to say about the experience so far.   Read more…

Education from the Trenches

07/03 | Last summer Nichole Moos, a public school teacher from Hamilton Elementary School in Chicago participated in the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon in Israel and developed curriculum for a pre-K   Read more…

Hidden from View

07/02 | The Roman siege of Jerusalem during the First Jewish Revolt in the first century A.D. forced many of the city’s residents into starvation. For the first time, evidence possibly connected   Read more…

The 2013 Excavations at Tel Kabri–A Guide to the Site

07/01 | The most exciting thing about publishing directly from the field is the ability to share the goals and discoveries of our current excavations in the summer of 2013. Take a   Read more…

A Road Well Traveled

06/28 | In the Roman Republic and Empire, state-sponsored roads were critical to the growth and preservation of the state.   Read more…

What Brings You Here?

06/28 | Some people are interested in it because they think it will validate the historical truth of the Bible. I guess that’s OK, although it’s not my shtick. I’ve always felt   Read more…


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