Heritage Grant Recipient Julie Miller Describes her Summer at Tel Gezer

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Dig Participants Moving the Base of an Olive Press

I participated for five weeks in the dig at Tel Gezer, located on the western approach from the coastal plain to Jerusalem. This site has been dug by multiple teams from 1902 until present, each focusing on their own particular goals for their season(s). The Tel Gezer Excavation Project is in its fifth season and is sponsored by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Israel Antiquities Authority. Co-directors Wolff and Ortiz participate with a consortium of academic institutions for staffing and expertise. Since part of the current debate on the Tel Gezer site is the ceramic record, and acquiring an extensive ceramic database, we methodically collected pottery! Our goals included excavating a sequence of well-stratified cultural horizons of the Iron Age in order to establish a ceramic database of the Iron Age strata and to better understand the relationship of the various Iron Age fortifications, wall systems and buildings. (more…)

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2 Comments for : Heritage Grant Recipient Julie Miller Describes her Summer at Tel Gezer
  1. Pingback: Gezer Volunteer reports on ASOR | Ancient Cobbles

  2. You forgot to include the on line link to the ceramic database !
    http://archaeolibrary.com
    There are probably photos up there of you digging in your square (just click on the square and pick photos from the popup)

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