Unearthing the Past

To learn about the past, most students dig into ancient texts. Others dig in ancient lands. At two sites in Israel, Notre Dame students uncovered materials that may enhance common theological and historical understanding.

They joined professional archeologists to look for clues buried in the ancient soil of the Holy Land. What the students found could make valuable contributions to our understanding of life at the border of biblical Judah and Philistia, as well as the history of the land purchased in the 1960s for what became the University’s campus here.

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November 15, 2019

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