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He first glimpsed the ancient world through the viewfinder as a teenager on a family holiday in Tunisia and for David Rafael Moulis it was a turning point. His camera eventually led him to Israel, as a member of a team from the Protestant Theological Faculty at Charles University. 

Filip Čapek is a professor at the Dept. of the Old Testament at Charles University’s Protestant Theological Faculty. Since 2019, he and colleagues have been contributing to the dig at Tel Moza excavation site near Jerusalem. The site of a remarkable Iron Age temple.

It seems there were two, though many believe there was only one: the great temple in Jerusalem built by the Biblical King Solomon. The first temple stood on the Temple Mount but no material evidence of its existence has ever been found. However, in 2012, Israeli archaeologists unexpectedly discovered another site in some ways similar.