Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mudbrick walls

Mudbrick was one of the main building materials in Ancient Israel and much of the Middle East. Walls often had stone foundations, but the upper courses were constructed of mudbrick. These were not the little bricks that we know from … Continue reading

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Khirbet Summeily after two weeks

The first two (short) weeks of excavations at Khirbet Summeily have ended. So what have we found so far? Pottery, more pottery and walls. But little of the pottery was in its original context. Generally, the pottery we found was … Continue reading

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