This title is one of a series which describes the excavation and finds of a particular site and shows this how evidence can help our understanding of the world of the Bible. This volume covers Jerusalem, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, and the centre for many cultures and religions over thousands of years. The major archaeological discoveries are charted and related to our interpretation of the Bible. Included is the work on the east slopes of Ophel, where British excavators have, over the years, made an important contribution to the archaeology of the city. Other titles in the series include Excavation in Palestine , Jericho , Megiddo , Qumran and Ugarit .