Saturday, May 15, 2021

Excavating in the plague year: Hazor

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: New Horizons at Hazor. Four questions for Shlomit Bechar & Amnon Ben-Tor (Michele Barasso). Once again, 2020's main excavation was suspended, but they did conduct "a short trial excavation near the site."

When they start excavating again, I hope they finally find Hazor's cuneiform royal archives that they have been looking for since 1990. For more on Hazor and its excavation, follow the links from there and cf. also here and here.

I have also noted the BHD interviews with the excavators of Abel Beth Maacah, ‘Auja el-Foqa, and Tel Burna.

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