Excavations in the City of David

David Willner and Barnea Levi Selavan met up with archaeologist Yuval Gadot (Tel Aviv University), who generously gave of his time and knowledge to help them understand the City of David in First and Second Temple times.

Dr. Yuval Gadot of Tel Aviv University has initiated a long term excavation to explore several research issues in the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age periods. After two months in the field he welcomed David Willner and Barnea Levi Selavan of Foundation Stone’s LandMinds program to see the excavation taking shape.

On the Foundation Stone’s website you can watch a video of this interview and also listen to three audio segments.

Yuval Gadot explains the latest findings in his trench in the City of David

At this point in time, only pottery remains of the First Century have been found. It will become more interesting when they go down the next layer.

 

HT: Jack Sasson

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2 Responses to Excavations in the City of David

  1. Leen,

    Thank you for the reposting. LandMinds has permission from the IAA to interview several other archaeologists working in the area, and time permitting will do so. In the “Givati parking lot” the parking lot is now gone and new layers are being opened up by Doron ben Ami and his partner. EilatMazar is also resuming her dig near the Southern Wall, where she has First Temple period and later finds. Discoveries continue…

  2. Barnea,
    Looking forward to hearing more about the continuation of the Givati dig.

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