Re: [Archaeology] Ancient Canaanite City, Jewish town found
- Hi Yigal,
Wednesday, September 8, 2004, 12:28:16 AM, you wrote:
> The area of the site is quite large, and the small parts that were excavatedWhile on the 1996 season of the Tel Miqne excavation, I was hearing
> are planned to be included in a large industrial park which is being built
> over the entire area. By Israeli law, any construction on a site on which
> there are ancient remains (which in Israel means practically everywhere)
> must be held up until salvage excavations are conducted.
past stories about how the construction of a road into Jerusalem had
been been delayed due to a Bronze Age site being unearthed.
> Two well-preserved sites for the price of one - and worth visiting beforeI would love to return to Israel one day, if not to excavate then at
> the bulldozers start chewing it up.
least to revisit some of the places I saw as well as go on another
trip into the Judean and Negev deserts...
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