Archaeology without conquest

30.05.2012                      09.Siwan. 5772

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Archaeology without conquest

Group that seeks to depoliticize archaeology brings schoolchildren to Jerusalem's Independence Park, where they dig up the past – both ancient and recent.

First graders wearing yellow hard hats headed to Jerusalem's Independence Park one day last week and dug with surprising determination, gradually revealing the floor of a large ancient cistern. As the buckets accumulated, the children lined up on the steps and created a human chain to remove the rubble….