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[VIRTUAL] American Involvement in Biblical Archaeology

Date: November 18, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 9:15 am

The Not-So Innocents Abroad: American Involvement in Biblical Archaeology

Motivated by deep political and religious interests in the Holy Land, the British carried out the first modern archaeological projects in the second half of the 19th century. But Americans were also active in 19th-century Palestine — and proved innovative and no-nonsense in their approach.

Dr. Hallote will trace the influence of American scholars on biblical archaeology from the founding of the American Palestine Exploration Society to the Samaria Expedition of 1908.

Wednesday, November 18 | 8 am | Free