David-Ben Shlomo , Shay Bar, and Ralph K. Hawkins at ‘Auja el-Foqa.

Apr 15

Excavating ‘Auja el-Foqa

By: Megan Sauter

Despite numerous cancelations in 2020, it was excavation as usual at ‘Auja el-Foqa, an ancient Israelite fortress in the Jordan Valley. Directed by David Ben-Shlomo […]

Participants masked up at Abel Beth Maacah

Apr 12

Digging Abel Beth Maacah

By: Megan Sauter

Nava Panitz-Cohen and Naama Yahalom-Mack of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Robert Mullins of Azusa Pacific University direct excavations at Abel Beth Maacah in […]

Hippos Dig 2020

Apr 8

Digs 2021: Digging During a Pandemic

By: Megan Sauter

To dig or not to dig—that is the question posed by numerous archaeologists these days. As a global pandemic caused entire countries to shutter and […]