Discovering the Biblical city of Libnah

Archaeology is no longer just for archaeologists; a Bar Ilan University initiative is leading experts and volunteers on the excavation of the Biblical city of Libnah, or Tel Burna as it is known today. Take a look at what they found.

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    Archaeologists and volunteers lay down around the structures they discovered in Libnah.
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    A handle stamped with a seal consistent with the kingdom of Judah.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    Volunteers enjoy getting their hands dirty by helping to excavate the Tel Burna site.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    Studying a decanter found at the Tel Burna site.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    A statue, possibly an idol, found at the Tel Burna site.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    Very unique triplet vessels that were possibly used for cult-like rituals.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    An excavator holding a "Lady of Burna" statue.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    An aerial view of the entire Tel Burna excavation site.
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    Part of a clay mask found at the Tel Burna site.
    Itzhaq Shai
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    An artifact depicting a scarab found at the Tel Burna site.
    Itzhaq Shai
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