Desert Journey to Har Karkom

With Ziv Spector

During our 1996 Book & The Spade Israel tour we had the unusual opportunity to drive deep into the Negev desert, to a site called Har Karkom. Our guide was Ziv Spector of Desert Shade. We learned a lot about the desert and saw some stunning scenery. Har Karkom is an ancient mountain that Italian archaeologist Emanuel Anati has proposed as the “real” site of the biblical Mt. Sinai. There are more than a few problems with Anati’s rationale.

tags: Har Karkom Anati Negev Desert Archaeology

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