It was wonderful to drive from Nes Harim seeing the bright stars, and then walk up with cool breezes at first light. Everyone was also heartened and appreciative of the consideration that we would end by 12 to avoid the intense heat. What is more exciting are the first finds! A bronze Scytho-Iranian arrowhead, hardContinue reading “Second Day”
The buses left about 430am and we reached Azekah with first light when it was cool. Since we had met and cleaned our site the day before everyone was raring to go! We cleared topsoil in my area =E-East-Efrat the supervisor- Elah Valley side- and filled sandbags all around the squares, and found- I kidContinue reading “First Day!”
Oded and Yuval begin a 15 year project of uncovering history
After 4 years of planning, today, Sunday July 15, dozens of students from all over the world walked onto Tel Azeka, and delicately gathered topsoil for replanting by the National Parks Authority. Squares are now cleared prepared and geo-positioned each on their own grid. Two sections to the South, one to the East- I amContinue reading “Warm up Day”
Profs Oded Lipschits and Yuval Gadot set the first pole in Tel Azekah- 15 years to go !
Azekah Archaeological Project starts (in 15 months): Saturday, 23 June – Friday, 3 August 2012! (For now, enjoy another photo of Tel Azekah) Be our friend on Facebook: Azekah Archaeological Project http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_147132918685100&ap=1
See the Tel from above, looking north. Note modern village of Zecharia.
Dear Friends, We are happy to announce the launching of the Lautenschläger Azekah Archaeological Expedition. The first season is presently underway. It began Sunday, July 15, and will end August 24, 2012. If you are interested in following the progress of this excavation, please feel free to subscribe to the blog at azekah.wordpress.com. You areContinue reading “Azekah 2012 – here we go!”