Tag Archives: Links to interesting stuff

The Khirbet Qeiyafa Inscription and a Small Milestone

Prof. Aren Maeir of the Tel es-Safi (Gath) excavation reports: For those interested, my sources have informed me that this Thursday, in the meeting on the archaeology of Jerusalem that will be held at the Institute of Archaeology, HU, in … Continue reading

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“Book and Spade” Interview – part 2

The second half of my interview with Gordon Govier of “The Book and the Spade” is online here (temporary link) for streaming and download. This 15-minute program segment describes some of the experiences I and others had excavating at Khirbet … Continue reading

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A Radio Interview from Israel

I had the privilege of giving a phone interview today for the weekly Judean Eve radio program in Israel. Barnea Selavan and David Willner of Foundation Stone were guest hosts on this week’s show, discussing archaeologically-related subjects. I was interviewed … Continue reading

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My Interview on “The Book and the Spade” Program

I had the distinct privilege to conduct a phone interview today with Gordon Govier for “The Book and the Spade,” which is a weekly 15-minute radio program/podcast on Biblical Archaeology. The Book and Spade program is in its 26th year … Continue reading

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Video of an Ancient-Style Sling in Action

As a followup to my post on the famous biblical slinger David, here is a video of my wife’s cousin Brian Grubbs using a sling against a (thankfully) unpopulated target. Brian appears to be using smaller-sized stones than those excavated … Continue reading

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Our Last Full Excavation Day

We finished this season’s last full workday at the site. Tomorrow we will arrive at the usual early time to clean & brush off the excavated areas for final photography. The site photos will be in the published reports for … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Hoax Fools World Newspapers

Some educators have lamented the impact of ‘Internet Culture’ among many students. Why learn something when you can simply look it up later? An Irish student named Shane Fitzgerald decided to illustrate the vulnerability of this approach to learning. “When I … Continue reading

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BAR does FB

For all of you who share a love for both Archaeology and Facebook, Biblical Archaeology Review has a new FB page. It contains links to articles and features you may enjoy. Find it here and become a fan.

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Latin: The Secret Code of Western Civilization

David Meadows’ Explorator for this week (11.46) links an article by a High School teacher on the modern relevance of Latin. “Just a few Latin roots give you the ability to decode hundreds and hundreds of complicated words, whether on … Continue reading

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Florida College Lectureship this week

I just finished my first full day attending the annual Florida College Lectureship in Temple Terrace, Florida, about 1-1/2 miles from my house. One lecture I attended was an enjoyable presentation on “Evangelism in South America” by Gardner Hall, who … Continue reading

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