Beit Meir

Beit Meir, Israel

Travel Blogs from Beit Meir

Beit Meir Travel Blogs (4)
The First Week at the Dig, Beit Meir, Israel travel blog

The First Week at the Dig

A travel blog entry by leafmold

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... other students, professors, adventures, and archaeologists from around the world.  They came from the US, Korea, Belgium, and of course Israel.    After lunch on Sunday, we boarded busses and took the 20 minute ride to the site,  ...

The Rabbi

The Rabbi's daughter

A travel blog entry by leafmold

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... she gave me a ride back to Ramot Shaperio Guest House.  As I recalled from my first trip.  The people of Israel are not cardboard fixed figures….holy Jews…radical Arabs.  They are people….really no different from the ...

Jumpin Scorpions, Beit Meir, Israel travel blog

Jumpin Scorpions

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July 19h     Throughout the dig I often felt like a dental hygienist working on a massive giant's teeth.   While we unearthed lots of small artifacts the main thing we came to was walls and architecture.  Whenever we hit a rock ...

Watermelon Break, Beit Meir, Israel travel blog

Watermelon Break

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... *8 hours using pick, hoe, trowel, brush and moving a mountain of soil one bucket at a time.    *Once we returned to Beit Meir we ate, rested and at 4Pm met for "pottery washing" and the experts met in a little room for “pottery ...