A Sea of Discoveries

A Sea of Discoveries

The rich, turbulent history of Jerusalem was always a subject that has interested many scholars around the world. Archaeological research in the city began in the mid-nineteenth century, when excavations were conducted there with the aim of revealing and documenting relics from the past. Today, after 150 years of archaeological research in the city, during which hundreds of excavations were performed, we have a broad database and a comprehensive list of publications that shed light on Jerusalem’s glorious past.

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Curator: Meyrav Shay

Photographs: Marianna Salzberger, Clara Amit, Vladimir Naiahin

Texts: Meyrav Shay & Liat Weinblum

Editing: Rachel Kudish-Vashdi

Translation: Don Glick

Design and Development: Liat Weinblum