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Zachi Dvira (Zweig) was born in Ramat Gan in 1972 and studied in Ort Yad Giora Herzliya high school in a math-computers program. He has an MA degree in Archaeology from Bar Ilan University. Since 2004 he has codirected the Temple Mount Sifting Project together with Dr. Gabriel Barkay.

Some of the volunteers sifting the debris from Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

Anita Berman...an inspiration

Earth from the Temple Mount illegally dumped in the Kidron Valley

1999: Heavy machinery used for digging a new entrance to Solomon’s Stables

Silver half-shekel showing a stem with three pomegranates

The enclosure containing the Temple Mount Antiquities Salvage Operation

Volunteers at the sifting installation at Emek Tzurim National Park

Sealing from the 7th centuries BCE

Floor tiles of various shapes, colors and sizes that were used in the opus sectile Roman paving technique in royal structures. This type of floor is mentioned in the writings of Josephus Flavius regarding the floor of the open courts that surrounded the Temple

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