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

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Pre-Season Interview with the Directors: Israel Finkelstein

Why dig at Megiddo?  Because it is there… (just joking). We dig at Megiddo because it is the most celebrated site for the Bronze and Iron Ages in the Levant. The finds at Megiddo are the key for understanding three thousand years of history of the region, between 3500 and 500 BCE, including the material … Continue reading Pre-Season Interview with the Directors: Israel Finkelstein

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

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