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A Brief Overview of Discoveries from the Shiloh Excavations 2017 8/1/2017 - by Don McNeeley

After six weeks of excavation, conservation, and processing at ancient Shiloh, the ABR team headed back to the States. During Season One at Shiloh some very fascinating artifacts came to light that are already shedding light on the occupational history in several important ways...

Shiloh Dig Announcement: Suzanne Lattimer Named Assistant Director 7/31/2017 - by Henry B Smith Jr MA MAR

Dr. Scott Stripling, Director of the Associates for Biblical Research’s Shiloh Excavations, recently announced the appointment of Mrs. Suzanne Lattimer as Assistant Director of the Shiloh Excavations.

Fox News Video on ABR's Shiloh Excavations 7/26/2017 - by Henry B Smith Jr MA MAR

Fox News recently interviewed Shiloh Dig Director, Dr. Scott Stripling.

The Shiloh Excavations: Week Five, Season One: Conservation Work 7/11/2017 - by Dr Leen Ritmeyer

During the months of May/June 2017, excavations were carried out at Tel Shiloh. At the conclusion of the dig, conservation work needed to be carried out on some walls that were in danger of deterioration or collapse. One section of the Middle Bronze Age city wall, W17 in Square AC-30, was selected for conservation.

The Shiloh Excavations: Week Five, Season One 7/8/2017 - by Suzanne Lattimer

As we closed down the dig portion of our season, we prepared for sightseeing while a few of our staff prepared for restoration work. Lou and Ann Klauder finished up the pottery processing, while Abigail closed down the office over the week. Excitement reigned as the play began! We started Sunday afternoon at the airport to pick up the rest of our group. Due to a series of missed connections, we were only able to collect two of the seven people who should have arrived. We did not waste any time, however. On the way home we stopped at Beth Shemesh, saw the current excavations there and learned about the coastal trade routes in the area.

The Shiloh Excavations: Week Four, Season One 6/20/2017 - by Gary Byers MA

“We exceeded all expectations, and I had pretty high ones!” was what Dig Director Scott Stripling said to the whole team at our final meeting on Friday evening. It was a wonderfully successful first season for the ABR Shiloh Excavation.

The Shiloh Excavations: Week Three, Season One 6/12/2017 - by Andrew Kvasnica

Every morning during this past week, the sun has risen between the hills east of the ancient tel of Shiloh, and we get to see the western hills capture this early light and see the shadows against those hills gradually fade. In this daily beauty, we have completed the third of four weeks of ABR’s Shiloh excavation. We had some of our team depart after the second week to return to classes or other obligations and had new team members arrive to the site for the third week. All workers have remained strong and dedicated as we confronted the highest temperatures yet on this dig.

The Shiloh Excavations: Week Two, Season One 6/6/2017 - by Mark Hassler PhD

Week two of the Shiloh Excavations continued the positive trajectory that was established in week one. Our efforts flourished under the leadership of Dr. Scott Stripling, the Director of Excavations. The excavation team is uncovering the city wall and nearby structures in the north and northwestern sectors of the tell. The city wall dates to the MB III period.

The Shiloh Excavations: Week One, Season One 5/27/2017 - by Henry B Smith Jr MA MAR

The Associates for Biblical Research are very pleased to announce the official kick off for the archaeological excavations at Shiloh in Israel. After 18 months of prayer and intensive preparation, our first week of digging at the former site of the Tabernacle and the Ark of the Covenant was a smashing success!

Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer 1/30/2017 - by Peggy Consolver

Peggy Miracle Consolver, an ABR supporter and dig volunteer, has published a book and study guide partially inspired by ABR’s research and her participation in the ABR excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir, Israel. Read about her experiences, her book, and why she is returning to Israel to dig with ABR at Shiloh!

My Israel Diary, Winter 2016 1/21/2016 - by Scott Stripling DMin

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 productive trip.

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