Pictures from Israel

by Jul 14, 2010Personal6 comments

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6 Comments
  1. Duncan

    Cool. Thanks.

    Do you have anything from atop the tell at Beth She’an, the ruins from Saul’s time? I’d be interested in seeing any of that you might have.

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  2. Mark L Ward Jr

    There are some photos taken *from* atop the tel, but there are none *of* the top of the tel. If that’s what you’re asking for I can send them your way!

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  3. Nick Mauer

    Very nice pics, Mark. Next time I’m bringing a better camera (Haha…”next” time…we’ll see about that!). Thanks for posting these!

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  4. Duncan

    “Of” the top of the tel. That’s what I meant 🙂

    If you have some of those, I’d be interested.

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  5. Bill & Gail Yost

    Thanks, Mark–you have some great shots! We’re eager to share the pics we snapped of you (once we get a bit more organized 🙂

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