You are hereHomeBARMay/June 2016 Page Numbers Yes No Biblical Archaeology Review 42:3, May/June 2016 Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City By Hershel Shanks Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres. Join the BAS Library! Already a library member? Log in here. Institution user? Log in with your IP address.