Pre-Season Interview with the Directors: Matthew J. Adams

Why dig at Megiddo?  Megiddo has an incredibly rich history and tremendously long span of time is represented in its archaeological record. It was an important center for the entirety of its history from the chalcolithic right up to the present day. As such, it is a massive laboratory for examining the long-term history and … Continue reading Pre-Season Interview with the Directors: Matthew J. Adams

How to Pack for the Summer- Pro Tips from Area Supervisor, Erin Hall

Erin is a Ph.D. candidate at Tel Aviv University, writing her dissertation on cult in the Northern Kingdom of Israel. She is also a staff member of the Kiriath-Jearim Expedition and has also worked at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Tel Azekah and in the Negev Highlands, so she is an excellent person to ask for advice on … Continue reading How to Pack for the Summer- Pro Tips from Area Supervisor, Erin Hall

It Takes a Village to Dig Up an Ancient City

The work at Megiddo is a product of many students, volunteers, scholars, labs, and schools joining forces to bring forth the ground breaking excavations, publications, and research results we are able to do as part of the Megiddo Expedition. We are happy and delighted to have an expedition under the auspice of Tel Aviv University … Continue reading It Takes a Village to Dig Up an Ancient City

Congratulations to Area H Supervisor Melissa Cradic on submitting her PhD. dissertation!

Last week Melissa submitted her PhD dissertation titled “Transformation in Death: The Archaeology of Funerary Practices and Personhood in the Bronze Age Levant." Her study focused on burial practices in the Levant during the Middle and Late Bronze Ages (c. 2000–1200 BCE) with special attention to artifacts and finds from Tel Megiddo. Through this she … Continue reading Congratulations to Area H Supervisor Melissa Cradic on submitting her PhD. dissertation!

SBL 2017

At this year's Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference had an entire seat was dedicated to the excavations at Tel Megiddo: The Megiddo Excavations: New Studies Reflecting on the Archaeology and History of Ancient Israel and Beyond Matthew Adams, Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Presiding Israel Finkelstein, Tel Aviv University Introduction: Pushing the Envelope of … Continue reading SBL 2017