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Assuming 2015 is required, and season is required, the following results were found.

  • 2015 Season
  • Digging at Khirbet el-Maqatir 2015: Week Four

    With the 2015 summer dig season complete, 22 volunteers took a day of rest (Shabbat) before embarking on a series of field trips in the Holy Land. While many of the sites visited are well-known, just as many are not well known to many of the group. But...
  • Digging at Khirbet el-Maqatir 2015: Week Three

    The 2015 summer dig season is now in the books! We had an amazing three weeks of discoveries, sightseeing, lectures, and Christian fellowship. Scarabs, Inscriptions, and Coins: Maqatir Reveals More of Its Secrets This week in particular was exciting...
  • Digging at Khirbet el-Maqatir 2015: Week One

    2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Khirbet el-Maqatir dig and also the 13th season of excavations at the site. We had some extra work to do at the beginning of the week in order to clean up the destruction caused by vandals...
  • My Israel Diary, Winter 2016

    Due to elevated political tensions in the West Bank, we decided to spend this winter processing our finds for publication, not excavating at ABR's dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir. Six brave pilgrims joined me for the expedition. Here is a summary of our very...
  • Shiloh Excavations 2017 Testimonials

    I'd just like to say thank you to everyone for letting me be apart of this wonderful association and field excavation staff that I honestly consider to be my second family. I am so blessed to have had such wonderful people working with me and not only...
  • October 2016 Ministry Update and Appeal Letter

    Here are some highlights of ABR's ministry, including some of the important ministry developments and opportunities that the Lord has set before us... October 2016 Dear ABR Friends, Please support the ministry of ABR by praying regularly for the staff,...
  • Scholarship Winner Discusses Dig At Khirbet el-Maqatir

    Matthew Glassman, winner of one of 19 dig scholarships from the Biblical Archaeological Society in 2015, recently described his experience in the field. Matthew joined the Associates for Biblical Research (ABR) for their excavation at Khirbet...
  • Thoughts at Thanksgiving on the Problem of Evil

    November. The weather has begun to change, the air is cooler, and the whole world seems to let out a sigh of relief as the end of the year approaches and the beginning of the holiday season is upon us. It is the month marked by gratitude, when...
  • 2014 Excavations at Kh. el-Maqatir: A Proposed New Location for Ai and Ephraim

    ABR's ongoing excavation at Khirbet el-Maqatir in 2014 brought to light some exciting new finds. Bronze Age Fortress In 2014 no additional architecture from the Bronze Age Fortress was excavated; however, MB III and LB I pottery was found in all of the...
  • Digging Up Joshua's Ai: Week Two of the 2014 Season

    The 12th season of excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir is now complete. There's an axiom in archaeology that the best finds will occur on the final day of the dig. We've frequently found that to be true at Khirbet el-Maqatir... and this season was no...
  • Khirbet el-Maqatir Spring 2016 Season: Week One, May 22-29

    The first week of our 2016 season was different than our normal first week The first week of our 2016 season was different than our normal first week-we had a rare weather event. For the first time in 14 seasons of excavating at KeM in May, we...
  • Finishing well: A thank-you to all our ABR donors

    It is with a grateful heart that I write to you today to inform you that the $30,000 shortfall that ABR was facing at the close of our fiscal year has been met. Many thanks to all of you who provided donations, large and small, so that ABR could finish...

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