Dec 13

Milestones: Michael Homan (1966–2022)

By: BAS Staff

  Michael Homan, Professor and Head of the Department of Theology at Xavier University of Louisiana, passed away on September 17, 2022. He was 56 […]

Dec 12

Milestones: Father Bill Broughton (1929–2022)

By: Robert A. Mullins

On September 22, 2022, biblical archaeology lost one of its greatest fans—the Reverend Canon Dr. William Broughton, affectionately known to many as “Father Bill.” He […]

Dec 11

Milestones: Burton MacDonald (1939–2022)

By: Douglas Clark, Larry Herr, and Larry Geraty

“Peace.” That was the trademark conversation sign off and genuine wish of well-known Canadian archaeologist Burton MacDonald, who passed away on October 20, 2022, at […]

Aug 11

Milestones: Joseph Aviram (1915–2022)

By: BAS Staff

Joseph Aviram, long-time Director and President of the Israel Exploration Society (IES) and a key figure in the development and popularization of the field of […]

Jun 30

Milestones: Emanuel Marx (1927–2022)

By: Thomas E. Levy

Emanuel Marx, pioneer Israeli anthropologist and expert on contemporary Bedouin societies of the Negev and Sinai deserts, passed away on February 13, 2022 while working […]

Jun 30

Milestones: Celebrating the Life of Emanuel Hausman, Founder of Carta Jerusalem

By: R. Steven Notley

Emanuel Hausman (z”l) passed away in Jerusalem on January 18, 2022, two weeks before his 99th birthday. Although many Biblical Archaeology Review readers may not […]

Martha Joukowsky

Mar 9

Milestones: Martha Sharp Joukowsky (1936–2022)

By: Barbara A. Porter

On January 7, 2022, Martha Joukowsky died at the age of 85 at her home in Providence, Rhode Island, near the Brown University campus where […]

Mar 9

Milestones: Ghazi Bisheh (1945–2022)

By: Catreena Hamarneh

On January 24, 2022, the archaeological community in Jordan lost Ghazi Bisheh, an ardent researcher who devoted almost half a century to archaeological research. He […]

Hershel Shanks and Suzanne Singer

Jan 19

Milestones: Suzanne Singer

By: Susan Laden and Rob Sugar

Even though it has been more than two decades since Suzanne Singer left her daily role as Managing Editor of BAR, her influence on the magazine […]

Tom Parker with Aphrodite at Petra

Oct 18

Milestones: S. Thomas Parker (1950–2021)

By: Megan Perry

Thomas (Tom) Parker, renowned archaeologist of Roman Jordan, passed away suddenly on September 12, 2021 in Raleigh, North Carolina at the age of 71. Tom had a long research career in Jordan, where he directed the Limes Arabicus and Roman Aqaba Projects and co-directed the Petra North Ridge Project.