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Annemette Krag K?hne
  • 23/04/2017

אביטל רוזנברג
  • 23/04/2017

עדיה רוזנפלד
  • 06/04/2017
  • Backed in: 1 projects

Malcolm
  • 23/04/2017

יעל ברש
  • 23/04/2017

גאולה פלחן
  • 23/04/2017

גדעון ארליך
  • 23/04/2017

לבנון שרית
  • 15/02/2017
  • Backed in: 3 projects

עפרי שמש
  • 23/04/2017

משה פלס
  • 28/03/2017

מיכאל שוסר
  • 23/04/2017

יהודה מלכה
  • 23/04/2017

David
  • 23/04/2017

גבריאל דלח טורה
  • 03/04/2017

אביב בן זקרי
  • 23/04/2017

אפרת לנדאו
  • 26/02/2017

james kost
  • 23/04/2017

אליהו פנחסי
  • 23/04/2017

אליהו ירט
  • 23/04/2017

סיגל עזריה
  • 23/04/2017


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Temple Mount Sifting Project
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The Temple Mount Sifting Project was established in 2004 and aims to recover archaeological remains in the debris that came from illegal excavations that were carried out in the Temple Mount in 1999. The project is managed by archaeologists Dr. Gabriel Barkay and Mr. Zachi Dvira under the academic auspices of Bar-Ilan University.
198,567 ILS
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Minimum 50 ILS Thank You Letter
Thank you! Your contribution helps support and further advance the research of the Temple Mount Sifting Project.
It is our pleasure to send you an official thank you letter (by email).
87 Backers
Minimum 100 ILS PDF Informational Booklet
Receive a PDF (via email) copy of our 40 page informational booklet about the project and the finds of the Temple Mount. This gift is included in all the following gifts.
204 Backers
Minimum 180 ILS Do a Mitzvah!
A donation with no gift which shows your simple solidarity with the cause of the project.
4 Backers
Minimum 200 ILS A tour of the Temple Mount with Zachi Dvira
on June 8th (Hebrew only)
6 Backers Pledged of 30
Minimum 200 ILS A tour of Ir David with an expert archaeologist
on June 15th (Hebrew Only)
1 Backers Pledged of 50
Minimum 250 ILS Be First to Know
Get email updates about special finds BEFORE publication. This is a special discount for donors in this campaign. This gift is included in all the following gifts.
42 Backers
Minimum 300 ILS Sponsor the Analysis of Ten Ancient Coins
The Temple Mount Sifting Project recovers about one coin a day, over 6000 coins to date. Historically, the first coins are from the early days of the Second Temple (the Persian period). The coins have many interesting details that help us understand the period in which they were used. Some even have inscriptions in ancient Hebrew.
23 Backers Pledged of 500
Minimum 350 ILS Replica of Half-Shekel Coin
Receive a brass replica of the Half Shekel rare coin found in the Sifting. Two thousand years ago it was offered as a contribution for the Temple’s operation in accordance with the biblical commandment mentioned in Exodus 30:13. A person could give only half of what was needed and his neighbor's contribution would complete the donation. And so it is today, we could not hope to complete our work without your kind assistance.
The price includes shipping fee.
31 Backers Pledged of 180
Minimum 360 ILS Do a Mitzvah!
A donation with no gift which shows your simple solidarity with the cause of the project.
0 Backers
Minimum 400 ILS Sponsor a Day of Pottery Analysis
Through pottery analysis, we can obtain information about the nature of activity on the Temple Mount during each period. The pottery can be dated by analyzing the materials and the shape of the vessel. Hundreds of thousands of fragments of pottery vessels were discovered in the sifting. Much of it is from the time of the First and Second Temples.
20 Backers Pledged of 300
Minimum 450 ILS Arrowhead Replica from the Days of King Solomon
We will send you an exact replica of a rare arrowhead from the days of King Solomon that was found in the sifting project. This is an amazing way to own a piece of history.
7 Backers Pledged of 30
Minimum 500 ILS Arrowhead Replica from the Days of the Maccabees
We will send you an exact replica of an arrowhead that was found in the sifting and is dated to the days of the Maccabees. This is an amazing way to own a piece of history.
4 Backers Pledged of 30
Minimum 600 ILS Sponsor the Cleaning of 10 Ancient Coins
Up to date more than 6000 coins have been found by the Sifting Project, but 1500 of them still haven't been cleaned of their rusty incrustation and patina. We may have important and unique coins vital to our understanding of the Temple Mount and not know it because we can't see the inscription through the patina.
6 Backers Pledged of 150
Minimum 680 ILS Silver Steling Replica of Half-Shekel Coin
Receive an elegant olive wood box with a silver sterling replica of the rare silver Half Shekel coin found in the Sifting. Two thousand years ago it was offered as a contribution for the Temple’s operation in accordance with the biblical commandment mentioned in Exodus 30:13. A person could give only half of what was needed and his neighbor's contribution would complete the donation. And so it is today, we could not hope to complete our work without your kind assistance.
The price includes shipping fee.
14 Backers Pledged of 50
Minimum 750 ILS Arrowhead Replica from the Destruction of the Firs
We will send you an exact replica of a very important arrowhead from the destruction of the First Temple. It was found in the sifting and was most likely used by the Babylonian army who destroyed the Temple. This is an amazing way to own a piece of history and of your heritage.
4 Backers Pledged of 30
Minimum 1000 ILS Sponsor Two Days of Architectural Analysis
We have recovered many architectural elements that enable us to reconstruct the characteristics of buildings used during the various periods of the Temple Mount's history.
5 Backers Pledged of 80
Minimum 2000 ILS Private Visit to our Research Laboratory
Take a group (up to 6) to see our Research Lab, meet our expert staff, and handle our special finds.
3 Backers Pledged of 30
Minimum 4000 ILS Lecture in Your Community
We will give a presentation in your community (in Israel only) tailored to your interests.
2 Backers Pledged of 25
Minimum 7500 ILS Sponsor the Study of a Biblical Seal Impression
Dozens of seal impressions from biblical periods were found in the sifting. Some of them require thorough research to decipher the designs and inscriptions and tell us about the people who used them and why.
1 Backers Pledged of 10
Minimum 25000 ILS Sponsor a Chapter of Research
You will get your name published as the sponsor of a chapter in our final publication. Please contact us for more details.
0 Backers Pledged of 30
Minimum 100000 ILS Sponsor a Volume of Research
You will get your name published as a sponsor of one of the volumes of research in our final publication. Please contact us for more details.
0 Backers Pledged of 4