Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pitlines

The balk is the unexcavated area between excavation units. It’s also the side of the excavation unit itself. Usually supervisors will exhort workers again and again to “keep the balk straight” – the sides of the excavation area has to … Continue reading

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Khirbet Summeily orthographic view

This is an orthographic view of two excavation squares at Khirbet Summeily this summer. The locations of the cameras are indicated. Out of these different overlapping pictures the orthographic view was created. Due to the different angles, the height in … Continue reading

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Stone foundations at Khirbet Summeily

In my previous post I indicated that some of the finds at Khirbet Summeily are not what’s expected at a site of a small village. Another example of this, are these large stones excavated this season in one of the … Continue reading

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