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Hebrew U. Invited by Harvard to Excavate in Palestine

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was invited by Harvard University to participate in a project for excavating on the site of Samaria, Palestine, it was disclosed today after the annual meeting of the British School of Archaeology. The Hebrew University will be represented by a member of its staff, Dr. E. L. Sukenik, who has already done considerable exploring in Palestine.

Others invited by Harvard are the Palestine Exploration Fund, the British Academy and the British School of Archaeology. Although actual work will not begin until March the necessary workshops are now being built and the labor needed for the expedition is being organized.