About Andrea Berlin

Andrea Berlin

Dr. Andrea M. Berlin is the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University. She has been an archaeologist since 1973. She recently wrapped up seven seasons at Tel Kedesh, in Israel, co-directing the excavation of a 20,000 sq. ft. imperial administrative compound from the era of the Maccabees. Among her four books and over 40 articles is The First Jewish Revolt: Archaeology, History and Ideology. She is a prize-winning lecturer, and in 2009 she received a national award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.


Presenter at

ASOR/BAS Seminar on Biblical Archaeology, January 11 – 13, 2013

Behind the Return: The Real World of Ezra and Nehemiah
The Maccabees and After
Revolt! Why the Jews Took on Rome