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Beginning an Excavation: Day One at the Dig (Short Video)

We began the 2016 dig at Tel Lachish this afternoon. This biblical city was a prominent Canaanite center and later became one of the most important cities of the Kingdom of Judah. How does a dig begin? The archaeologists conduct … Continue reading

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Short Video on digging at a Biblical Site

What is like for someone interested in Biblical Studies to dig at a biblical site? Check out this short video featuring volunteers from the dig at Lachish. (I am one of those interviewed and am listed as a “Pastor” in … Continue reading

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A First Step in Archaeological Excavation (Video)

A short video intro to one aspect of excavation. “You call this archaeology?” – Henry Jones, Sr. Here is the result. (I only deserve partial credit. Steve Braman worked on this with me.)

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Archaeology: an Ancient Destruction Layer at Lachish

One of the most exciting things to find on an archaeological dig is a destruction layer. A city level destroyed by fire tends to produce rich finds. Valuable things are trapped under ash and debris just waiting to be found. … Continue reading

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Video: All About Region of Samaria in 15 Minutes

The Satellite Bible Atlas web site has a series of short videos that illuminate Bible places. Today features one that illuminates the region of Samaria. I watched it and cannot recommend it highly enough. It is more than worth the … Continue reading

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Join my Bible Lands tour of Israel from October 27 to November 5, 2014

I invite you to join my Bible Lands tour this fall. This tour experience is top quality, and for a very good price. Everything is taken care of so you can devote your full attention to the Bible places we will … Continue reading

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Swimming in Galilee, You See a Lot (video)

The “Sea” of Galilee is more like a lake. You can see across to the other side even on hazy days. To Bible students, the Sea of Galilee is famous for the time Jesus spent there. He lived in Capernaum … Continue reading

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Short Video: From Jericho to Masada at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is always an enjoyable place to visit. I make a point of going there during every trip to Israel. A warm float in the Dead Sea and the fresh, cool waterfalls of Ein Gedi wash away every … Continue reading

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Fiddler on the Roof meets an Archaeological Dig

I am excavating at Khirbet Qeiyafa in Israel, but am also in the cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Florida about four weeks from now. “Fiddler” is about a Jewish community trying to hold on to its traditions in … Continue reading

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New Khirbet Qeiyafa Video Coming June 1st

Peter Hagyo-Kovacs is a filmaker who holds an M.A. in Archaeology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has produced a short educational film about the significance of Khirbet Qeiyafa to understanding Judah in the early Iron Age (the beginning … Continue reading

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