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It Takes a Village to Dig Up an Ancient City

The work at Megiddo is a product of many students, volunteers, scholars, labs, and schools joining forces to bring forth the ground breaking excavations, publications, and research results we are able to do as part of the Megiddo Expedition. 42 more words


Science and Religion, aux 2: Resources on the Ancient Near Eastern Worldview

February 20, 2018.

I’m going to try to gather some interesting resources that pertain to this series on Tuesday’s and Thursdays to break up my parts. 215 more words


Science and Religion, pt. 2: History I- Premodern

February 19, 2018.

This is part 2 of my science and religion series. Read part 1 here. For a PDF version, click here. 3,419 more words


Resheph - God of War, Pestilence, and the Underworld in the Hebrew Bible

Habbakuk 3 and the God Resheph in the Hebrew Bible

Many bible translations have a tendency to mask the polytheistic nature of Israel’s commitment to Yahweh in the Hebrew scriptures. 1,884 more words

Old Testament

Winter Term 2018 Part 2: Near Eastern Storage Internship

In part one of this post I discussed my work in the Syro-Palestinian collection. However, this only represented a portion of my time at the museum. 1,312 more words


Winter Term 2018 Part 1: ?What's in a world-class Syro-Palestinian collection?

During this year’s Winter Term, I was fortunate enough to be able to intern at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (which I’ll refer to from now on more colloquially as the Penn Museum). 1,632 more words