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Interview with co-director Christophe Nicolle (in French)

Interview published in Le Monde de la Bible 221 (June 2017) with our co-director Christophe Nicolle regarding our upcoming season at Kiriath-Jearim


#19. The Code of Hammurabi

FYI, I have not seen the Code of Hammurabi in person (it’s in the Louvre), this was a facsimile made on display at the Pergamon Museum… 571 more words

Art & Humanities

From field to field report — staff member Sivan Einhorn takes us through the steps

We met up with Sivan, who is currently working on the finishing touches of the Megiddo VI publication, to get all the inside details on writing a final field report. 831 more words


Poetry from Egypt & Mesopotamia (Forerunners)

Eventually the usual suspects will fill the Forerunners section, everybody from the Beowulf poet forward. But I also hope to include a great deal of ancient and obscure poetry, translated into English by scholars who should have a larger audience. 836 more words

Creation in the Biblical Worldview

Here are some helpful articles from from BioLogos that give insight into what the creation narratives of Genesis mean. 19 more words

Media And Resources

How I ended up here: pre-season chat with area supervisor Assaf Kleiman

So, Assaf, tell us a little about yourself

I’m a Ph.D. candidate at Tel Aviv University, my PhD dissertation deals with the material culture of the border regions between the Northern Kingdom and Aram Damascus; it is funded by the Sinergia project (“The History of the Pentateuch: Combining Literary and Archaeological Approaches”), which is a joint project between Tel Aviv, Zurich and Lausanne universities. 569 more words