Archaeology in the service of the right
Archaeology mustn't be used as a political tool for exclusion. Historical sites in Israel must be researched and presented with respect for all their various layers - and also for the people who live alongside them.
The Israel Nature and Parks Authority deserves praise for deciding to cancel a grandiose project to reconstruct Herod’s tomb at Herodion − especially in light of what has been happening in the field of archaeology more generally in recent years.
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