Bible Lands Museum Video: “Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Elah Valley”

The Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem has a special exhibit, “In the Valley of David and Goliath,” on the archaeological site of Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Elah Valley. The exhibit’s feature video is now online and can be viewed from the comfort of your home or office.

The video is just under 9 minutes long and does a nice job explaining why Khirbet Qeiyafa is important for understanding the time of the biblical United Monarchy. Archaeologist Yossi Garfinkel does much of the talking but others share in the explanations. (I make an appearance for about 3 seconds.)

The Bible Lands Museum website allows you to download a free app with the audio guide for both the Khirbet Qeiyafa exhibit and the museum’s permanent collection. Scroll down the page to find the links for Android and iPhone.

For a unique archaeological experience, check out this music video with an original composition for harp, cello and pecussion inspired by the Kh. Qeiyafa exhibition, composed by Rali Margalit. The video provides views of the exhibit area and the actual Qeiyafa site.


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 with the North Terrace Church of Christ and has participated in multiple archaeological excavations in Israel. Luke leads informative, meaningful tours to Europe and the Bible Lands.
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