Monday, April 12, 2021

Excavating in the plague year

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Digging Abel Beth Maacah. 5 Questions for the Dig Directors of Abel Beth Maacah (Megan Sauter).
Nava Panitz-Cohen and Naama Yahalom-Mack of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Robert Mullins of Azusa Pacific University direct excavations at Abel Beth Maacah in northern Israel. Despite some hurdles, their team conduced a small excavation in 2020 and hope for a 2021 season as well.

They answered five questions about the pandemic’s effect on their excavation.

For recent discoveries at the Abel Beth Maacah excavation, see here and links.

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