Second Week Day Six

Everyone’s got something! Ido with the biggest gamble in choosing his site has reached the dwelling floor of what seems to be a Hellenistic factory installation – a bunch of grinding stones, spatulas, coins, and walls. Omer has a Persian coin, mud brick walls, and the JNF cleared trees so he could dig. Keren hasContinue reading “Second Week Day Six”

Meet Our Diggers: Rachael Downey, Australia

Rachael Downey 21 years old Macquarie University, Sydney. Australia Studying, BA Dip. Ed. Majoring in Ancient History ——————————————– AZ: How do you find yourself here? RD: I always wanted to come to Israel, and, I always wanted to join an archaeological dig. I took a course in the ancient history of Israel. When I missedContinue reading “Meet Our Diggers: Rachael Downey, Australia”

Shatil Speaks: An Overview of Week One

Shatil Emmanuilov is the archaeological surveyor of Tel Azekah. While his colleagues are square managers, Shatil supports them all by taking measurements and helping record the excavation as it descends lower and lower in each section. This is most important to properly understanding the historical layers and architecture that is uncovered. As a roving reporter, soContinue reading “Shatil Speaks: An Overview of Week One”