Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Jerusalem Pilgrimage Road excavation was suspended

STABILITY CONCERNS: Archaeologists briefly pause Jerusalem dig in fear of damage to ancient road. Israel Antiquities Authority reportedly halts excavations at controversial site in Arab neighborhood of Silwan, where residents have previously reported structural damage to houses (Times of Israel).

For more on the Pilgrimage Road/Pilgrims' Path excavation, see here, here, here, here, and links.

For background on Elad and Emek Shaveh, see here and links.

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