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Sifting Through The Sands Of Time

April 12, 2019

Since 1996, Prof. Aren Maeir of Bar Ilan University has been the director of the Tell es-Safi/Gath excavation. Among the remarkable findings dug up by Professor Maeir and his team are a Philistine Temple, the remains of a Crusader-era castle, and myriad ritual items dating back to the Iron Age.

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On The Trail Of Goliath

April 12, 2019

Prof. Aren Maeir has dug up some remarkable findings from the home of Goliath, and this archaeologist is pretty remarkable himself.

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Goliath Gate

August 2015

A large contingent of Americans took part in an historic experience as part of the volunteer team that discovered the fortifications and entrance gate of the biblical city of Gath of the Philistines, home of Goliath and the largest city in the land during the 10th-9th century BCE.

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