Amit, and his boss Aren, showed us some artifacts they had recently found.
Including this rock with the name "Goliath" engraved on it in ancient Hebrew.
They told as all about their work at Tel es Safi.
They showed us other artifacts they found:
and even let us hold some.
Today, July 9, 2011 ... this article came across my Yahoo home page (click here). Imagine my excitement at reading in the main stream news about the work of our friends - which we had witnessed first hand (and now you get to see up-close photos of!). The irony, I am sitting here in the t-shirt they gave me from the dig ... with the words "Tel es-Safi" right on my chest!
memories brought to life!