The Huqoq excavations are directed by Professor Jodi Magness of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and codirected by Shua Kisilevitz of the Israel Antiquities Authority, under the sponsorship of UNC, Brigham Young University in Utah, Trinity University in Texas, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Toronto in Canada and the University of Wyoming. Students and staff from UNC and the consortium schools are participating in the dig. For a list of the staff, see Jodi Magness, “Samson in the Synagogue,BAR 39:01. In addition to the consortium schools, we thank the following organizations for their generous support: Yad Hanadiv, Dumbarton Oaks and the Foundation for Biblical Archaeology.