Leonardo Suite Tel-Aviv Bat-Yam
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Today was a rather uneventful day, but relatively productive. We took pickaxes to the street and went down about a foot, finding a signet ring, puppy bones, a grind stone, metal and many other things. I mostly worked moving buckets of dirt. But, I also got to do some cataloging work. I learned to use our database (OCHRE). We use this to input the ID numbers for pottery buckets, special artifacts, ...
... in the early 1900 and then consistently excavated since 1989 so there is a lot to see. . . I think . . . onto the pictures!
Here is what you drive up to . . .it doesn't look like much but what is hidden below is wondrous!
The pictures below are not necessarily in order of what we did or where we were . . .I sorted them by subject.
... a freshman.
Back to the events of the day. After breakfast we took a trip to the tel and got to check out Grid 51 and drove around. The tel is current both a national park and an archaeological site and sits right along the sea. There were many families camped out on the hill that overlooks the sea. We went by the pottery compound (the main meeting place and outdoor research facility on the site grounds) and saw my supervisor ...
... on the hill of Golgotha.
Stations Ten through Fourteen are located at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. An interactive map and virtual tour can be found here.
Station Ten is located just outside the Church, marking where Jesus was stripped of his garments prior to ...
Getting to Israel proved surprisingly easy, although we had a moment of deja vu when the flight was delayed….thankfully only 30mins (which ironically is about how long the flight was!) and we were on our way to Tel Aviv. The passport control area was chaos. I have never seen so many people crammed into such a small space before! It took around a 40 minutes to get to the front of the queue -the whole time worrying about where we were supposed to get out visas from and ...