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!

Related reading in Bible History Daily:

Where Did the Philistines Come From?

Philistine and Israelite Religion at Tell es-Safi/Gath

Iron Age Gate and Fortifications Uncovered at Philistine Gath


Related reading in the BAS Library:

Aren M. Maeir and Carl S. Ehrlich, “Excavating Philistine Gath: Have We Found Goliath’s Hometown?” Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 2001.

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

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