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The Kh. el-Maqatir Ram’s Head: Evidence of the Israelite Destruction of Ai? 1/22/2018 - by Brian N Peterson PhD

ABR Associate and Khirbet el-Maqatir dig staff member, Dr. Brian Peterson, recently had a detailed article published in the Near East Archaeological Society Bulletin (Vol. 61, 2016) about the ram's head figurine his team discovered...

Khirbet el-Maqatir, Winter 2018: Week Two Report 1/16/2018 - by Scott Stripling DMin

After our first week of work documenting the Khirbet el-Maqatir finds, on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 2-3, we diligently worked through our mountain of publication material...

Khirbet el-Maqatir, Winter 2018: Week One Report 1/10/2018 - by Scott Stripling DMin

Nine ABR team members arrived in Israel on Tuesday evening, December 26, 2017, and another three on Wednesday the 27th to begin our first week of processing objects from ABR's dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir...

Khirbet el-Maqatir Spring 2016 Season: Week Three, June 6-June 12 6/20/2016 - by Brian N Peterson PhD

The third week of our final season ended in a fashion typical of final days at Maqatir over the past few years. Silos, underground networks of tunnels, mosaic floors, and coins from a variety of eras all came to light in the last few days of our dig season...

Khirbet el-Maqatir Spring 2016 Season: Week Two, May 30-June 5 6/14/2016 - by Suzanne Lattimer

The days have blended together this week. We added an extra dig day Sunday due to our rained out day last week. Everyone was a bit unsure what day it actually was, but this we do know: It’s now the weekend!...

Khirbet el-Maqatir Spring 2016 Season: Week One, May 22-29 6/6/2016 - by Bryant G. Wood PhD

The first week of our 2016 season was different than our normal first week—we had a rare weather event. For the first time in 14 seasons of excavating at KeM in May, we experienced heavy rain...

My Israel Diary, Winter 2016 1/21/2016 - by Scott Stripling DMin

Due to elevated political tensions in the West Bank, we decided to spend this winter processing our finds for publication, not excavating at ABR's dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir. Six brave pilgrims joined me for the expedition. Here is a summary of our very productive trip.

Report on the 2014 NEAS Conference 12/11/2014 - by Don McNeeley

From November 19-21 2014, over 2,500 men and women converged on San Diego, CA with the sole intent of discussing various aspects of Christianity. It was the annual Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) meeting. Through a series of plenary sessions and many parallel sessions, these scholars listened to presentations and papers related to ecclesiology - the study of the Christian Church - or on topics related to specific study areas...

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