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2015 Season at Lachish Begins

The new archaeological season has begun at the biblical Lachish, the second city of the Kingdom of Judah. Lachish played roles in geopolitics, conspiracy, assassination, and was a key objective for multiple invaders. 275 more words

Biblical Archaeology

In the BAR XI

The latest issue of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) arrived in my mailbox earlier this week and it is now time to write my traditional In the BAR… 496 more words


Inscriptions from Kh. Qeiyafa and Tel Lachish to be published soon

Yossi Garfinkel has given an update on inscriptions recently discovered at Khirbet Qeiyafa (2012) and Tel Lachish (2014).

The Qeiyafa inscription found in 2012 dates to the early 10th century BC in Iron IIa. 52 more words

Khirbet Qeiyafa

Prof. Yossi Garfinkel speaks in Tampa

Yosef Garfinkel is head of the Berman Center for Biblical Archaeology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has been involved in numerous archaeological excavations in Israel. 169 more words

Bible Study

Khirbet Qeiyafa Excavation Report, Vol. II now available

The second published volume of the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation has just come off the press. It should be available any day now through the Israel Exploration Society. 22 more words

Khirbet Qeiyafa

Yossi Garfinkel giving presentation near Tampa, Florida

Prof. Yossi Garfinkel will be at Florida College in Temple Terrace, FL, next Tuesday (Nov. 18th) to give a presentation on the archaeological finds from Khirbet Qeiyafa in Israel. 133 more words

Biblical Archaeology

Yosef Garfinkel on King David's Sleeping Habits

    “Clearly, this structure was not the private house of King David and his wives and children; such a palace was located in Jerusalem. But when King David was traveling across the Kingdom once in a while, to see that all is running well, he certainly slept there a few nights every year.” 35 more words
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