About Dennis Mizzi

Dennis Mizzi

Dennis Mizzi is a senior lecturer in Hebrew and Ancient Judaism at the University of Malta. His research interests centre on Judaism in the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods, with a special focus on the archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, and material culture in general. He is the assistant director of the Huqoq Excavation Project and the Einot Amitai Archaeological Project, and co-founder and project manager of the Tayar Foundation for Jewish Heritage in Malta. Between 2016 and 2019, Mizzi also served as a network partner in the Leverhulme International Network Project for the Study of Dispersed Qumran Caves Artefacts and Archival Sources. Currently, he is completing a comprehensive, multi-volume monograph on the archaeology of Qumran.


Presenter at

Bible & Archaeology Fest XXV, October 8 & 9, 2022