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All in the Family

Science  02 Feb 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5812, pp. 590
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5812.590

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Hebrew University archaeologist Eilat Mazar has uncovered what she thinks is the palace of the king who, according to biblical texts, united the ancient Israelites (see main text). For her, excavating in Jerusalem is a family affair, heavily steeped in the complex history, politics, and religion of the place. (Read more.)