BAR 7:04, Jul/Aug 1981
This issue focuses on the worlds most fascinating city, Jerusalemon its excavations and on its archaeological restorations.
A major dig which is exposing the original City of David is also exploring the citys ancient underground water systems. Dig director Yigal Shiloh is the author of Jerusalems Water Supply During SiegeThe Rediscovery of Warrens Shaft, in which he tells how mountain climbers and mining engineers helped him reopen the interior of Jerusalems oldest water system. When not digging, Dr. Shiloh is a lecturer in archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This academic year he spent the fall semester lecturing at the Universities of California at San Diego and the winter semester teaching at Harvard. A Ph. D. graduate of Hebrew Universitys Institute of Archaeology, Shiloh has also excavated at Arad, Masada, Megiddo, Hazor and in Jerusalems Citadel.