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New York Times: Find of Ancient City Could Alter Notions of Biblical David
By Ethan Bronner, Published: October 29, 2008
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/30/world/middleeast/30david.html

Los Angeles Times: A Closer Look at the Ancient Fine Print
By: Catherine Saillant, Published: December 2, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-camera2-2008dec02,0,7568720.story

National Geographic Magazine: David and Solomon: Kings of Controversy
By: Robert Draper, Photograph by Greg Girard, Published: December 2010
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/12/david-and-solomon/draper-text

Haaretz: The Keys to the Kingdom
By: Asaf Shtull-Trauring, Published: May 6, 2011
http://www.haaretz.com/weekend/magazine/the-keys-to-the-kingdom-1.360222

CNN: Are these Ruins of Biblical City of David?
By: Matthew Chance, Updated September 6, 2011, http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2011/07/06/ime.maktabi
Broadcast: July 14, 2011: http://articles.cnn.com/2011-07-14/world/israel.cityofdavid.archeology_1_animal-bones-archaeologists-judah?_s=PM:WORLD

BBC: 'Oldest Hebrew Script' is found
Broadcast: October, 30, 2008: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7700037.stm

BBC: Did King David's Empire Exist?
By: Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Broadcast: March 16, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00zp3j3

Nova PBS TV: Quest for Solomon's Mines
Broadcast: November 23, 2010
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/quest-solomons-mines.html

ScienceDaily.com: King David's Palace? New Archaeological Evidence Uncovered in Judean Shephelah
Published on July 21, 2013
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130721215001.htm

HEBREW MEDIA

יוסי גרפינקל בלש היסטורי
מאת: יואב קרני, עיתון דה-מרקר, 9 בינואר 2010
http://yoavkarny.com/?p=64082

מלכי מחלוקת: האם ממלכת דוד ושלמה עיר או אימפריה מפוארת רק פרה קטנה? זה תלוי אשר הארכיאולוג אתה שואל.
מאת רוברט דרייפר, צילום: גרג Girard, עיתון: נשיונאל גיאוגרפיק, גיליון דצמבר 2010
http://translate.google.co.il/translate?hl=iw&langpair=en%7Ciw&u=http://aangirfan.blogspot.com/2010/11/this-nobody-from-little-cow-town.html

סערה בעולם הארכיאולוגיה: האם בחירבת קאייפה נמצאה הוכחה לקיומה של ממלכת דוד?
מאת אסף שטול-טראורינג, עיתון הארץ, מוסף שבת בחול המועד פסח, 21 באפריל 2011
http://www.haaretz.co.il/hasite/spages/1225647.html

אוניברסיטת תל אביב והעברית במלחמת חפירות
מאת ניר חסון, עיתון הארץ, 11 במרץ 2011
http://www.haaretz.co.il/hasite/spages/1219797.html

נחשף ארמון דוד המלך בשפלת יהודה
אתר מאקו, 18 ביולי 2013
http://www.mako.co.il/news-israel/local/Article-2862433ff90ff31004.htm?sCh=3d385dd2dd5d4110&pId=565984153

סערה בעולם הארכיאולוגיה: האם בחירבת קייאפה נמצאה הוכחה לקיומה של ממלכת דוד?
הארץ, 11 באוגוסט 2013
http://www.haaretz.co.il/misc/1.1171931

Khirbet Qeiyafa on YouTube

Reports

The 2007 Excavation Season

In August 2007 a two-week excavation season took place at Khirbet Qeiyafa. Despite the limited time, some aspects of the megalithic fortification were clarified. The wall is constructed from long casemates, 4 m wide and preserved to a height of 2.5 m. The city gate was located and partly excavated. The stones in the corner where the city wall and the gate meet are extremely massive, up to 5 tons in weight.

  • Khirbet Qeiyafa 2007


  • The 2008 Excavation Season

    A six week excavation season took place in the summer of 2008, between June 22nd and August 1st. Nearly 600 sq.m. were opened and the expedition uncovered a four chambered city gate, a casemate wall and two houses.



    The 2009 Excavation Season

  • ASOR Presentation November 2009
    (A scientific report on the 2009 excavation season at Khirbet Qeiyafa has been published as "Notes and News" in the Israel Exploration Journal Vol. 59/2, pp. 214-220.)

  • The 2010 Excavation Season

  • ASOR Presentation November 2010 (13MB File. To download please right-click the mouse and choose "save")

  • The 2011 Excavation Season

    The 2012-2013 Excavation Seasons - A summary of the entire project



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