NGSBA Excavation Preliminary Reports

This is our electronic journal which reports the results of our excavations. Some reports concern our community work (Lod and Givat Sher), other reports deal with our research projects (Tel Dan, Tel Arad) and most reports deal with salvage work. The salvage excavations can also be found by site in the contract archaeology section and research excavations and community digs under the excavations tab.


NGSBA Archaeology Journal

ISSN 2227-9008

NGSBA Archaeology is our platform for presenting the results of our fieldwork. The contents consist mainly of reports on salvage archaeology projects conducted by Y.G. Archaeology under NGSBA oversight. But from time to time reports of our community archaeology and research projects will also be published. We will also accept field reports of projects executed by other organizations. The journal is peer reviewed, edited by David Ilan, the director of the NGSBA, and is overseen by a board of editors. It will appear more or less annually—depending on the quantity of material available for publication—in print and digital form. The digital version can be downloaded from our website for free.


Gezer Excavations

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Gezer I: Preliminary Report of the 1964–66 Seasons
W. G. Dever, H. D. Lance, G. Ernest Wright. (1970)
167 pages - ISBN 0-87820-300-1
$40.00 +postage


Other Publications


Tel 'Aroer: The Iron Age Caravan Town and the Hellenistic-Eartly Roman Settlement - The Avraham Biran (1975-1982) and Rudolf Cohen (1975-1976) Excavations. 

2 volumes (text and plates). Pp. xxvi + 470; 324 figures, 12 color plates, 74 tables, 4 graphs, 5 appendices, 1 CD.
Yifat Thareani. (2011).  ISBN: 978-0-87820-310-9. $95.00 + postage. (2.88 kg. = 6.35 lbs.)


Selected articles by NGSBA researchers about NGSBA projects

Biran, Avraham

  • 1936. (as A. Bergman) Soundings at the Supposed Site of OT Anathoth, BASOR 62:22-26.
  • 1967. "Howbeit the Name of the City was Laish at First”, All the Land of Naftali, Jerusalem, (Hebrew).
  • 1970. A Mycenaean Charioteer Vase from Tel Dan, Israel Exploration Journal 20:92-95.
  • 1971Laish-Dan, Secrets of a Canaanite City and an Israelite City, Qadmoniot 4:2-10, (Hebrew).
  • 1974. Tel Dan, Biblical Archaeologist, 37:26-51.
  • 1980. Tel Dan – Five Years Later, Biblical Archaeologist 42:168-182.
  • 1980. Two Discoveries at Tel Dan. Israel Exploration Journal 30:89-98.