A New Publication on Building 338 at Megiddo

Check out the new publication on our 2014's excavations in Building 338: Kleiman, A. 2016. Kaplan, A. and Finkelstein, I., Building 338 at Megiddo: New Evidence from the Field. IEJ 66.2: 161–176. Building 338 at Megiddo is one of the most impressive Iron Age structures unearthed in the southern Levant. Scholars have debated its function and … Continue reading A New Publication on Building 338 at Megiddo

Thank You for a Great Season!

The Directors of the Expedition wish to send our most sincere THANK YOU to all of you who participated this season! This was one of the best seasons ever and this is due in large part to the enthusiastic, hard-working, and just plain amazing group of students and volunteers. We're already looking forward anxiously to … Continue reading Thank You for a Great Season!

Two New Publications on Finds from Megiddo

Check out two new articles, which investigate different aspects of the life at Megiddo in the Bronze and Iron Ages. Lidar Sapir-Hen, Aharon Sasson, Assaf Kleiman, & Israel Finkelstein, I. (2016), Social Stratification in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages: An Intra-Site Investigation at Megiddo. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 35: 47–73. doi: 10.1111/ojoa.12078 The article presents … Continue reading Two New Publications on Finds from Megiddo

Changes in the Megiddo Expedition’s Directorship

Eric Cline, co-director of the Megiddo Expedition, retires from the Megiddo Expedition to pursue his many duties as co-director of the Kabri excavations, editor of BASOR, teacher, and researcher. The Megiddo Expedition thanks Eric for more than 20 years of contributing to the success of the Megiddo Expedition and for his friendship.   Effective immediately, … Continue reading Changes in the Megiddo Expedition’s Directorship

Reconstructing Ancient Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspective – the preface

A new issue of the journal Radiocarbon (No. 57/2, 2015) is online at: https://journals.uair.arizona.edu/index.php/radiocarbon/issue/current. This issue is fully devoted to summaries of much of what was done in the European Research Council-funded project titled Reconstructing Ancient Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspective, which operated in 2009-2014. Both the individual articles and the entire booklet can … Continue reading Reconstructing Ancient Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspective – the preface

The Megiddo Expedition is sad to announce the passing of Lord Allenby of Megiddo

The Megiddo Expedition is sad to announce the passing of Lord Allenby of Megiddo on Friday, October 3. Lord Allenby was a dear friend of the Megiddo Expedition. He was the great nephew of Field Marshal Edmund Allenby, who led the British army to victory over the Ottoman forces in the Levant in World War … Continue reading The Megiddo Expedition is sad to announce the passing of Lord Allenby of Megiddo

New Articles on Early Bronze Age Megiddo

Fresh from the oven: two new articles on Early Bronze Age Megiddo just been published. Check them out: M.J. Adams, I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, “The Great Temple of Early Bronze I Megiddo,” American Journal of Archaeology 118.2 (2014) 1-21. Abstract: Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley of Israel has been the most cited type-site of the Early Bronze Age … Continue reading New Articles on Early Bronze Age Megiddo