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Now I Know My ABC's: New Lachish Discovery Illuminates Alphabet's History

An inscription discovered at Tel Lachish in 2014 gives a rare glimpse into the history of the alphabet. It happens to have been found in a square worked by my nephew. 361 more words


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


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

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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


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