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Israelite Chariots in the Assyrian Period

01/31 | BAR published a letter from Professor Boyd Seevers concerning what Israelite chariots looked like in the Assyrian period in response to an article by David Ussishkin. Professor Ussishkin’s response to   Read more…

Alan D. Crown (1932–2010)

11/19 | Alan D. Crown, emeritus professor of Semitic studies at the University of Sydney (Australia), where he also earned his Ph.D., died last November after suffering a stroke. He was 78.

Crown   Read more…

Ehud Netzer (1934–2010)

11/19 | Ehud Netzer, the world’s leading authority on Herodian architecture and a prominent Israeli archaeologist, died on October 27 from a fall at Herodium where he had been digging for 38   Read more…

Jacob Milgrom (1923–2010)

08/25 | Eminent Biblical scholar and rabbi Jacob Milgrom died on June 6 in Jerusalem. He was 87 years old.

A professor emeritus of Near Eastern studies at the University of California, Berkeley,   Read more…

Hanan Eshel (1958–2010)

06/15 | Hanan Eshel, a world-renowned expert in the archaeology and history of both the First and Second Temple periods passed away on April 8, 2010, at the age of 51 after   Read more…

Search for Alphabet’s Origins Wins “Best of BAR”

06/10 | The Biblical Archaeology Society is proud to announce that Orly Goldwasser’s article “How the Alphabet Was Born from Hieroglyphs” has won the “Best of BAR” award for 2009–2010.   Read more…


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