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Khirbet Qeiyafa in National Geographic Magazine

Khirbet Qeiyafa is part of National Geographic’s upcoming feature article “Kings of Controversy” (December, 2010). The article deals with the historicity of the biblical David and Solomon. Prof. Yossi Garfinkel, director of excavations at Khirbet Qeiyafa, is interviewed in the story … Continue reading

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Two Notable Visits to Khirbet Qeiyafa

It is common for archaeologists and scholars to visit excavation sites during the summer dig season. In the 2009 season Khirbet Qeiyafa’s visits included archaeologists from across Israel, BAR editor Hershel Shanks and a high-level delegation from Harvard University. These … Continue reading

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A Look at Megiddo – a.k.a. Armageddon

Megiddo’s location, guarding the intersection of four ancient and strategic highways, has given it a tumultuous history. Megiddo was one of several cities defeated, but not occupied, by the Israelites as a result of Joshua’a conquest. (Joshua 12:21; Judges 1:27) … Continue reading

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