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The official site for Khirbet Qeiyafa has just been updated with new information and photos. This Iron Age site happens to overlook David and Goliah’s biblical battlefield and has produced a wealth of data from the period when the tribal societies of … Continue reading
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. This event is part of the school’s Life Enrichment program and … Continue reading
The Jerusalem Post reports on plans for the Elah Valley, famous for the fight between David and Goliath. The northern portion of the approved area is particularly important on an archeological and historical level due to the presence of Khirbat … Continue reading
In case any of this blog’s readers can attend, there is a conference on Khirbet Qeiyafa this Saturday, September 6th, at the University of Bern. Speakers include Professors Yossi Garfinkel, Aren Maeir, Thomas Römer, Dr. Stefan Münger, Silvia Schroer, and Benjamin Sass. The detailed schedule is … Continue reading
Looking at biblically-themed art or watching biblically-themed movies, one has to assume most of ancient Israel’s territory was desert. This is simply not true of a land of “milk and honey” – two products that require vegetation. One example of geographical … Continue reading
Since this is our last year to excavate in the Elah valley in Israel, I made a short, up-close video of David’s battlefield with Goliath. You can “be there” as we go over the events of 1 Samuel 17.
Khirbet Qeiyafa, an ancient city that has recharged the debate about King David, may soon be enveloped by modern buildings. A massive project is bringing the city of Beit Shemesh literally to Qeiyafa’s front door. The modern city of Beit … Continue reading
Leon Mauldin has posted a great aerial photo of Khirbet Qeiyafa overlooking the Elah Valley. You can see it at Leon’s Message Board. The tree line of the Elah Brook is very obvious in the valley. It is the brook … Continue reading