CTV: JOIN the 2017 TEAM

The 2017 Season will take place on February 2017.

This year field work will be limited to probes at several sites and surveys of manganese mines. Participation is open to graduate students, researchers and volunteers based on sending application directly to Dr. Erez Ben-Yosef.


Raiders of the Lost Mines: Central Timna Valley Project's (CTV) Season Trailer

Join us in the field to excavate ancient mines and smelting camps and discover if we are truly in the presence of the legendary "King Solomon's Mines". The excavations take place in the Iron Age smelting and mining sites of southern Israel (Timna Valley). This is a Tel Aviv University project that includes a field school with academic credit.

Composed by TAU archaeology student and 2013/2014 CTV volunteer, Vanessa Linares