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Temple Mount Debris Sifting Project

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Entrance to the Sifting Project structure Read More

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Presenting media coverage at the Sifting project site Read More

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General view Read More

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Tourists and volunteers sifting Read More

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Display of sample finds from the sifting project Read More

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Cataloguing finds at the sifting project Read More

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Bone, plaster and mosaic parts Read More

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An ancient boob? Read More

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Souvenir t-shirt at the sifting project Read More

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Emek Tzurim in the Spring Read More

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The Temple mount Debris Sifting Project began in 2005 by two Israeli archaeologists (Z. Zweig and G.Barkai) in order to retrieve the small finds that originated from the SE corner of the Temple Mount, and removed by the Muslims  in 1996-1999.

As of 2009 tens of thousands of pottery shards are recorded,  as well as over 3000 coins, arrowheads, mosaic pieces, and other finds.

Participating in the sifting, which can be done by any one, even for just a few hours, is one of the most unique and rewarding touristic experiences in Jerusalem today!

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Points of Interest in the Area

dome of the rock Temple Mount
 gethsemane-3 Garden of Gethsemane
 chapel of ascension Chapel of the Ascension

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A 360 Degrees image of the courtyard at the Entrance to the Sifting site