Daily Archives: January 5, 2010

Searching for Joshua’s Ai: the ABR dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir

Associates for Biblical Research announces plans for their 2010 dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir here. This dig, under the direction of Dr. Bryant Wood, is scheduled for May 19-June 6. Dr. Wood says,

Topography, fortifications, and pottery finds all suggest that Kh. el-Maqatir is a candidate for the Ai of Joshua 7-8.