These archaeologically rich but unstratified underground chambers provide the perfect setting for untrained archaeologists to uncover the history of a Biblical-era site. Learn about the site’s Dig-for-a-Day program and the fragments of the Heliodorus Stela discovered there in three BAR articles now available to the public for free:
Suzanne F. Singer. “The Dig-for-a-Day Experience.” Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 2010.
Hershel Shanks. “Inscription Reveals Roots of Maccabean Revolt.” Biblical Archaeology Review, Nov/Dec 2008.
Dorothy Resig. “Volunteers Find Missing Pieces to Looted Inscription.” Biblical Archaeology Review, May/Jun 2010.
BAS Library Members: Read Ian Stern, “A World Below: The Caves of Maresha.”
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