a) going down:
b) what's at the bottom of that cistern?
c) to where are those steps leading?
(photo credits: YMedad)
The season will extend until October or when the rains come.
Details to be forthcoming about any significant finds.
P.S. Could this be part of an anti-UNESCO campaign? Remember the infamous "chicken bones" tale from the PA's Director of Archaeology? Background here, also here, and here