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Ernest S. Frerichs (1925–2013)

02/12 | Ernest S. Frerichs, renowned scholar of the Hebrew Bible and Biblical interpretation, passed away on November 11, 2013, at the age of 88. From 1943 to 1946, he served in   Read more…

John Basil Hennessy (1925–2013)

02/12 | John Basil Hennessy, professor of Near Eastern archaeology at the University of Sydney in Australia, passed away on October 27, 2013, at age 88.   Read more…

The Expulsion of the Hyksos

02/11 | Recent archaeological discoveries at Tel Habuwa (also known as Tell el-Habua or Tell-Huba), a site associated with ancient Tjaru (Tharo), shed new light on Ahmose’s campaign.   Read more…

Camel Domestication History Challenges Biblical Narrative

02/07 | Camels play a major role in the Biblical narrative of the patriarchs; the animals are mentioned over 20 times in Genesis alone. However, a recent publication by Tel Aviv University   Read more…

Video: EX3: Exodus, Cyber-Archaeology and the Future

02/06 | Take a tour of UCSD’s “museum of the future” with host Thomas E. Levy.   Read more…

Video: Did Israel’s Exodus Include Tales?

02/06 | Watch a full-length lecture by State University of New York scholar Susan Hollis.   Read more…

Video: On the Historicity of the Exodus

02/06 | Watch a full-length lecture by Manfred Bietak, director emeritus of the Institute of Egyptology at the University of Vienna.   Read more…

Video: Traditions Regarding a Great Going Forth from North-East Africa

02/06 | Watch Canadian Institute in Egypt’s Antoine Hirsch delivered the lecture “Traditions Regarding a Great Going Forth from North-East Africa: Date and Reliability” on behalf of Pennsylvania State University scholar Donald   Read more…

Video: The ‘Image’ of the Pharaoh in Judahite and Israelite Society According to the Glyptic Evidence

02/06 | Watch a full-length lecture by University of Bern scholar Stefan Münger.   Read more…

Did the Carthaginians Really Practice Infant Sacrifice?

02/05 | One of the most debated questions in the study of the ancient world is whether or not the Carthaginians practiced human sacrifice—more specifically, the sacrifice of infants. Recently published studies   Read more…


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