Sunday, December 30, 2018

A day in the life at a dig

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Digs 2019: A Day in the Life. Read the full article from the January/February 2019 issue of BAR (Robert Cargill [BAR chief editor).
Four a.m. That’s the first thing anyone who has been on an archaeological dig in the Holy Land will tell you when you ask them what it’s like to be on an excavation.
“You get up at 4:00 a.m.!” they’ll say with equal parts pride and loathing in their voices. “The first two hours of your day are spent in the dark.”

This brings back many memories of my field experiences at Tel Dor and Ashkelon in the 1980s. Good times!

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