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Doron Ben-Ami

2007 - 2012

Dr. Doron Ben-Ami of the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem specialized in the Iron Age and conducted research on Hazor and the Galil of the 10th century BCE.  He published his findings following his lengthy participation in excavations in the city of Hazor in northern Israel led by Professor Amnon Ben-Tor. Since 2007, he has led the excavation in the Givati Parking Lot in the City of David- the largest, most comprehensive excavation in Jerusalem today that has revealed important findings that are helping us understand the history of the city.

Location 

 Following is the location of Doron Ben - Ami's dig on the map

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Excavations 

Givati Parking Lot

In 2007, Doron Ben-Ami and Yana Tchekhanovets began a comprehensive excavation in the Givati Parking Lot, located west of the entrance to the City of David.
Finds 

Buried Coin TreasureBack

Buried Coin Treasure - In December 2008, a cache of 264 gold coins was discovered inside a wall of a Byzantine building in the Givati Parking Lot Excavation.

Gold Earring

A gold earring, inlaid with pearls and precious stones, was discovered in 2008 in the Givati Parking Lot Excavation, inside the momentous Roman building that was uncovered there.
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Givati Parking Lot Excavation

Givati Parking Lot Excavation

Gold Earring

Gold Earring

Golden Bell

Golden Bell

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