Video Interview with Tell es-Safi/Gath’s Aren Maeir

Bar-Ilan University professor Aren Maeir was recently interviewed for the Jerusalem the Movie project about his excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath. Professor Maeir gives an interesting overview of the site along with an introduction to the modern archaeological toolkit. Watch it below!

Interested in Tell es-Safi/Gath?

Read the Tell es-Safi/Gath blog here.

You can join the Tell es-Safi/Gath excavations. The registration forms for the 2013 season are online.

Learn more in Bible History Daily

Read the Bible History Daily feature “Get to Know Tell es-Safi/Gath Excavator Aren Maeir

Learn more about the recent discovery of a horned altar at Tell es-Safi in the Bible History Daily article “Where Did the Philistines Come From?

Learn more in the BAS Library

Ehrlich, Carl S., Maeir, Aren M. “Excavating Philistine Gath: Have We Found Goliath’s Hometown?.Biblical Archaeology Review, Nov/Dec 2001, 22-27, 29-31.

Maeir, Aren M. “Prize Find: Horned Altar from Tell es-Safi Hints at Philistine Origins.Biblical Archaeology Review, Jan/Feb 2012, 35.

Maeir, Aren M. “Did Captured Ark Afflict Philistines with E.D.?.” Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 2008, 46-51.

Maeir, Aren M. “Archaeological Views: Is Biblical Archaeology Passé?Biblical Archaeology Review, May/Jun 2007, 28.

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