Horbat Minnim

Hans-Peter Kuhnen, Miriam Pines, Oren Tal

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In August–September 2016, limited-scale trial excavations were conducted at the Umayyad Palace of Horbat Minnim (Khirbat al-Minya; License No. G-81/2016; map ref. 25045–55/75227–35), as part of a restoration project at the site, funded by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, the Axel Springer Foundation in Berlin, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the University of Mainz and the Association of the Friends of the Institute of Ancient Studies at the University of Mainz. The excavations were directed by H.-P. Kuhnen (University of Mainz), and co-directed by M. Pines and O. Tal (Tel Aviv University), with the assistance of C. Rohn (surveying and drafting), K. Kowalski (GPS) and J. Ivanowski and E. Stern (consultation). An IAA team headed by U. Berger assisted with GPS positioning. The restoration was carried out by the Institute of Ancient Studies at the University of Mainz in cooperation with the Israel Nature and Parks Authority (Kuhnen 2016b:14–19). Technical support was provided by the Israel Nature and Parks Authority and the Youth Hostel of Karei Deshe.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHadashot Arkheologiyot Excavations and Surveys in Israel
StatePublished - 12 Aug 2018


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