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  • An Archaeological Discovery.
  • Last updated on March 18, 2020
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An Archaeological Discovery.

Beit Lehi: An Archaeological Discovery in Israel's Judean Lowlands is an authoritative introduction to an active archeological site located southwest of Jerusalem. Unknown to all but a handful of dedicated archaeologists, university participants, generous sponsors, and adventurous travelers allowed on site, this remarkable discovery has now become known as 'The Lost City of Ancient Israel.'

A wonderfully crafted interactive guide by the Beit Lehi Foundation and Utah Valley University, allows readers to explore a selection of the significant locations, above and hidden under layers of ancient limestone. This unique interactive experience uncovers the beauty of rare artifacts, stunning underground structures, and a history of ancient settlement lost to time.

Explore unique content such as:

Immersive content through touch-based interactions (tap and swipe)

In-depth video overview of the site with a concise history of the discovery and reasons for ongoing excavations

Interactive Virtual Reality 360 views of various underground structures considered the crown jewels of the site

Interactive Virtual Objects of never before seen artifacts recovered from excavations

Original 1963 Israel Exploration Journal publication reveals the Jerusalem Cave discovery

Photos and commentary from past excavations and significant discoveries

The interactive Beit Lehi Guide represents a unique undertaking by volunteers and supporters to bring this significant archaeological site to the public view. This single edition publication represents the best of interactive digital media experiences on the market; a magazine-like experience produced completely by volunteers and university students. While concise, this publication is an invitation to explore Beit Lehi as the story of the 'Lost City' unfolds.

Your valued purchase of this guide will be received as a donation and provide support for a variety of Beit Lehi project activities. Funding supports excavations, equipment purchases, student travel and associated university activities. It also supports development of future media products, as well as services of the Beit Lehi Foundation. Even more, all proceeds are tax deductible.

Beit Lehi Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Utah exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Foundation are deductible under section 170 of the Code. Visit the policy link located on this store page or for more information.

Payment of this purchase will be charged to your iTunes Store account at confirmation of the purchase. Any future updates to this digital publication will appear in the App Store under Updates on the device and require the reader to initiate the update.

In partnership with Utah Valley University, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA).

Old Hebrew Inscriptions in a Burial Cave, J. NAVEH, Department of Antiquities (Volume 13, Number 2) 1963 published by permission.

LiDAR surveys of the Beit Lehi site conducted by the Engineering Design Technology Department at Utah Valley University.

Development of the Beit Lehi: An Archaeological Discovery in Israel's Judean Lowlands was produced by Digital Media, English, and Communication students in the Interaction Design & Development program at Utah Valley University.

2019 Beit Lehi Foundation, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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