Phase 2 of the Ophel Excavation Reopens
Four months after phase 2A of the Ophel Excavation concluded Dr. Eilat Mazar and her staff went back to the field on April 22 for Phase 2B. In this continuation of the second phase, Dr. Mazar will continue to reveal more of the massive First Temple period structures along the eastern part of the Ophel area.
The workers on the dig are comprised of Israeli students and workers along with 14 students or alumni of Herbert W. Armstrong College sent to Jerusalem from Edmond, Oklahoma to participate in the excavation.
To follow the events on the ground in Jerusalem and watch as Dr. Mazar uncovers the fascinating history of Jerusalem, check back at KeytoDavidsCity.com for regular updates, pictures and videos as the excavation progresses.