Underground – Archaeological Research in the West Bank, 1948–1967: Management, Complexity, and Israeli Involvement

  title={Underground – Archaeological Research in the West Bank, 1948–1967: Management, Complexity, and Israeli Involvement},
  author={Mordechay Lash and Yossi Goldstein and Itzhaq Shai},
  journal={Bulletin of the History of Archaeology},
The years of the British Mandate to Palestine witnessed accelerated development in numerous realms, including the thriving of archaeological research. For the first time, a local department of antiquities was established and an impressive museum was opened. During this period, excavations were also conducted by resourcerich research teams (Ben-Arieh 1999a; 1999b). The leap in research also affectedmembers of the country’s Jewish population (Yishuv). In 1920, the initial excavation of Hamat… 
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