Day 11 of the 2016 Season

The composition of our team has changed a bit with the departure of the Canadians and the arrival of David Kluth. All work is in the North Building. On the east side, the team is approaching the floor and discovering tools for processing grains (a grinding bowl and a round metal implement.

In the west, we started to excavate the taboun, while the rest of the team took the northern section to a deeper level.

DN46 & DO45 on 17 July 2016
by Dr. Mark Schuler
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Because of all the hard work, we called on our tractor driver, Talal, to remove the worst of the fill we had excavated. Darryl from our team speaks “tractor,” and that language effectively crosses cultural boundaries.