Khirbet Qeiyafa on CNN’s Belief Blog

CNN just posted a video feature on Khirbet Qeiyafa to its Belief Blog. The video was made the week before I came to Qeiyafa this year (!) and aired on CNN International back in July. This re-post includes a followup interview with the reporter.

Two corrections to the followup interview:

  • The excavators have unearthed 10% of the site since 2007 – not just in the past couple of years.
  • As for the future, the excavators plan only two more years at Qeiyafa before moving across the valley to the site of Socoh in 2014.

Modern archaeology has an unwritten rule: Don’t excavate everything. Leave something for the future. Someone may return in 20, 50 or 100 years with new methods and technology that can discern new things.

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About LukeChandler

Luke holds an M.A. in Ancient and Classical History and has been an adjunct professor at Florida College in Temple Terrace, Florida. Luke and his wife Melanie have five children. He serves as a minister in English and Spanish with the North Terrace Church of Christ and participates annually in archaeological excavations in Israel. Luke also leads tours to Europe and the Bible Lands.
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