Monthly Archives: November 2012

Places in “Daughter of Lachish”

Sometimes people ask whether the places I described in the novel “Daughter of Lachish” are real. Yes, they are! The archaeological evidence is not always unequivocal and I added a lot of imagination to make them what they are in … Continue reading

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Thoughts from ASOR 2012

I have just attended the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research. This year it was in Chicago. There were many interesting presentations, as usual. It certainly left me feeling as if there is a lot of good … Continue reading

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Book give-away (USA only)

In about a month I will be leaving the United States. When I looked through my belongings, I noticed that I still had a few (as new) copies of my book Daughter of Lachish. Not wanting to haul these around … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Cave at Khirbet Beit Lei

In 1961 an ancient burial cave was uncovered during road construction not far from Lachish. It was east of the site of Khirbet Bei Lei (Horvat Loya). The cave has been opened up and is now visible just beside the … Continue reading

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