Monday, July 04, 2022

Archaeology in the Gaza Strip

ARCHAEOLOGY UNDER PRESSURE: Buried under the impoverished Gaza Strip, a rich archaeological heritage. But would-be excavators are facing a constant battle against construction to meet urgent housing needs for the rapidly expanding population, and the devastation wrought by war (AP and Times of Israel).

For the discovery of that Roman-era necropolis in Gaza, see here and here. And for more on the reopening of the late-antique Saint Hilarion Monastery, follow the relevant link.

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