List of archaeological excavations in Jerusalem
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List of archaeological excavations in Jerusalem is an incomplete list of archaeological excavations in Jerusalem.
The nineteenth century saw much interest in Jerusalem develop. British Protestants, eager to find hard evidence for their Christian convictions, set out to dig the Holy City. Among them were Flinders Petrie, Charles Warren, Charles William Wilson and Montague Parker.
The British Mandate
|Years||Primary Excavators||Backing Organization||Findings|
|1867||Charles Warren||PEF||Warren's Shaft|
|1923, 1925||R. A. Stewart Macalister and J. G. Duncan||Ophel Hill, top of Stepped Stone Structure which they called the "Jebusite Wall"|
|1961–1967||Kathleen Kenyon||Proto-Ionic capital from Large Stone Structure, Stepped Stone Structure, Fortress walls from Canaanite and First Temple periods, residential buildings from various periods, sections of Second Temple "pilgrim's road" in central valley|
|1978–1985||Yigal Shiloh||Hebrew University, IAA||Dating and detailed study of water system, more of Stepped Stone Structure, First Temple Period residences in Area G, "The Burnt Room" with arrowheads, bullae including the "Gemaryahu ben Shafan" bulla|
|1995||Ronnie Reich and Eli Shukron||El Ad / IAA||The Spring House above the Gihon|