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DIG DIVERSITY. “It was fantastic being in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment and working with a variety of ages, from three-year-old children to eighty-year-old experienced archaeologists,” said Tell es-Safi volunteer Seng Tawng of Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong, pictured here with Carl Shwanke, a retired chemical engineer, excavating Iron Age vessels from the ninth-century B.C.E. destruction layer at Biblical Gath.