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Back in Vilnius Again

We have returned to Vilnius to continue research at the Great Synagogue site.  The trip over was long, but uneventful.  I left from Pittsburgh, and went to Newark, then Amsterdam and then on to Vilnius.  The flight into Vilnius was … Continue reading

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The work continues!

January 11th – We arrived at the office of the Archaeology Commission on Rhodes at about 9 AM for a meeting with the Greek officials to pick up our research permit.  Part of this meeting also involved laying future groundwork … Continue reading

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Arrived in Rhodes: The Project is Up and Running Again

Wednesday January 6th and Thursday January 7th – The journey to Rhodes began with a 7 AM pickup for the Pittsburgh Airport.  The flight schedule to Rhodes was pretty involved.  I went from Pittsburgh to Dulles Airport in Washington DC, … Continue reading

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On the Road Again. Headed to Nazareth to Continue the Research

I am on the road again. With the success of the dig at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth in June, the church wanted to continue the excavations in August. The dig was reopened on July 22nd. … Continue reading

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Press Release for the Nazareth and Vilnius Research

Below is the press release for the discoveries at Nazareth and Vilnius.  It was picked up by nearly fifty news outlets now and has garnered some interest. Archaeological Team Finds Ancient Mosaic Floor from the Church of the Annunciation (Greek … Continue reading

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Data Update,Travels and an Update on Nazareth

Hello from Newark, NJ.  I am in transit back to Pittsburgh.  We departed Vilnius on Sunday June 28th.  I must say the research went very well.  We completed six GPR grids in all and I was able to complete a … Continue reading

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The Final Days of Data Collection

I am writing this on Saturday early afternoon, June 27th.  Over the past two days we continued data collection and analysis.  As of 6 PM local time Friday (last night) we shut down data collection and have moved into the … Continue reading

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