Day 4 – the fun continues

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Today the weather was much nicer, making it much more pleasant to dig.  We had quite a few friends who hadn’t been at the dig yet join us, including Itzick’s family – David, Ilana and Julio – Tirtza, and Alex Zukerman, and old friend and colleague from Tell es-Safi.  we continued work in all of our squares, but probably the most significant feature discovered today is what seems to be a round silo, with very fine sediment enclosed by field stones.  we will continue to excavate this in the coming days, and see if we can figure out its exact function.

All in all, a very fun day – as you can see by the pictures here (and once again – Amit, Mindy – thanks!)

Julio taking a rest from the hard work,

Here are David and Ilana getting some work done.

Unfortunately, Joel LAmbert, who was with us from the beginning, left us today – thanks for all the help.  we’ll miss you.

here is the silo….

Alex smiling after working on clearing a stone collapse.

Lets keep our fingers crossed for tomorrow!


2 thoughts on “Day 4 – the fun continues

    Joel Lambert said:
    June 23, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Thanks guys for having me, I had so much fun. Yay archeology!

      joeuziel responded:
      June 23, 2010 at 8:35 pm

      we did too – good luck back in Chicago!

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