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Khirbet el-Maqatir: History of a Biblical Site exhibit

This royal seal, carved in the shape of a scarab beetle, was found at Khirbet el-Maqatir in 2013. It was fashioned around 1500 BC. 

(FREE for Members; regular admission for non-Members)

An exhibit of artifacts from excavations in Israel at Khirbet el-Maqatir, believed to be the site of the ancient city of Ai as described in the Bible in Joshua 7-8. See pottery shards, oil lamps, and other ancient artifacts as you learn about biblical archaeology and the tools used to uncover these unique pieces. Additionally, a section featuring local students and their journals, photographs and stories will highlight their experiences.