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Yossi Garfinkel at Florida College Nov. 7th

For anyone in Central Florida on Monday, November 7th, archaeologist Yossi Garfinkel will be at Florida College to present on recent discoveries from biblical Lachish. His work will focus on physical evidence regarding the early Kingdom of Judah, a subject of controversy among archaeologists. 200 more words

Biblical Archaeology

Sixteen Hours in a Middle Seat

Today, yesterday, since Thursday morning, what time is it now? It has been a very long stretch since I got out of bed at 4:15am on Thursday morning. 651 more words


Progress in a Dig Square: What Are These Stones?

We have a small mystery in our dig square. Want to track it with us as we uncover the details?

After some work at leveling this part of the slope, this is what we had. 471 more words


Beginning an Excavation: Day One at the Dig (Short Video)

We began the 2016 dig at Tel Lachish this afternoon. This biblical city was a prominent Canaanite center and later became one of the most important cities of the Kingdom of Judah. 87 more words

Biblical Archaeology

Ben Gurion airport exhibition includes Qeiyafa ostracon

Air passengers in Israel will now walk by an exhibition that includes what may be the oldest existing Hebrew inscription, the Khirbet Qeiyafa ostracon. A year-long exhibit on Science in Israel has opened at Ben Gurion airport (TLV) in Tel Aviv. 277 more words


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