Sunday, August 26, 2007

Gezer Excavations 2007

The Star-Telegram has a brief article on the recent season of excavations at Gezer. The main finds mentioned are walls burned by the Assyrians in the 8th century and a rare silver coin from the Ptolemaic period. The excavation project is described at, and some general information and pictures of Gezer is available at

Gezer high place with standing stones, db6804053210
Gezer high place in 1968
Photo by David Bivin; from forthcoming CD from

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