Curriculum Vitae

Israel Finkelstein

• Professor of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University, incumbent of the Jacob M. Alkow Chair in the Archaeology of Israel in the Bronze and Iron Ages
• Laureate of the Dan David Prize in the Past Dimension, Archaeology, 2005
• Member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
• Correspondant étranger of the French Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres
• Winner of the Prix Delalande Guérineau (2014): Institut de France, l’Académie des
Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
• Bearer of the French decoration Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres
• Recipient of doctorat honoris causa, University of Lausanne

Date of Birth: March 29th, 1949
Place of Birth: Tel Aviv, Israel
Address: 11/c Haim Levanon Street, Tel Aviv 69975, Israel
Phones: ++972-3-6421876; cellular: ++972-54-5290207
Status: Married to Joëlle, father of two daughters – Adar and Sarai
Citizenship: Israeli
Email: fink2@post.tau.ac.il
Website: https://israelfinkelstein.wordpress.com/

Academic Education

1970-1974: B.A. Tel Aviv University, Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies and Department of Geography
1974-1978: M.A. Tel Aviv University, Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, summa cum laude. Thesis: Iron II, Persian and Hellenistic Settlement in the Foothills of the Yarkon Basin
1983: Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, summa cum laude. Thesis: The Izbet Sartah Excavations and the Israelite Settlement in the Hill Country

Academic Career

1979-1981: Teaching Assistant, Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, Tel
Aviv University
1976-1990: The Department for the Land of Israel Studies, Bar Ilan University. From 1987
Associate Professor with tenure

1987: Associate professor, Department for Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago
1990-present: The Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University.
From 1992: Full Professor
1992/1993: Visiting Scholar, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
1994-1998: Chairperson, Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv
University
1996-2003: Director, The Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv
University
1998/1999: Visiting Scholar, le Centre de Recherche d’Archéologie Orientale de l’Université de Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne) and in the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
1999: Teaching a seminar in the École pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, the Sorbonne, Paris: “Archéologie de la monarchie Israëlite unifiée (Xe-Xie siècle av. J.-C.)”.
2002-present: Incumbent, the Jacob M. Alkow Chair in the Archaeology of Israel in the Bronze and Iron Ages, Tel Aviv University
2002: Teaching a seminar on the History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel at Texas
Christian University.
2011: Teaching a graduate seminar on the History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel in the University of Buenos Aires
2012: Giving a series of four lectures in the College de France: The Emergence of the
Northern Kingdom of Israel
2015: Giving a series of four-lecture in the Methodist University of San Paolo
(Metodista)

Archaeological Field Work

1971: Educational excavation at Tel Beer-sheba, under Prof. Y. Aharoni
1972-1974: Archaeological surveys in Sinai, under Dr. Z. Meshel
1973-1979: Field Supervisor, Tel Aphek excavations, under Prof. M. Kochavi
1976-1978: Field Director, the Izbet Sartah excavations, under Prof. M. Kochavi
1976-1978: Director of the archaeological survey of Byzantine monastic remains in Southern Sinai
1977: Director of the rescue excavations at the mound of ancient Bene-Beraq
1979-1980: Co-director of the Tel Ira excavations (with Prof. I. Beit-Arieh)
1980-1987: Director of the Southern Samaria Survey
1981-1984: Director of the Shiloh excavations
1985-1986: Director of the Kh. ed-Dawwara excavations
1987: Director of the Dhahr Mirzbaneh excavation
1995, 1999: Co-director, the Megiddo regional survey (with Prof. B. Halpern)
1992-present: Co-director, the Megiddo Expedition (with Prof. D. Ussishkin)
2005-present: Geo-archaeology project, the Negev Highlands (with Dr. Ruth Shachak-Gross);

excavations at Atar Haroa and Nahal Boqer (IA), el-Mustayer (Byz-EIs), Mashabe and En Ziq (IBA)
2009-2014: Various small field works related to the European Research Council project titled “Reconstructing Ancient (Biblical) Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences
Perspective”

Other Academic Activities

1983-1984: Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1986: Member of the Executive Committee of the Archaeological Survey of
Israel
1985-1998: Member of the Excavation Permit Committee of the Archaeological
Council of Israel
1987-present: Member of the Israel Exploration Society council
1989-1990: Member of the Executive Committee of the Second International Congress on
Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 1990
1989-1992: Member of the Editorial Board, Yad Yizhak Ben-Zvi Publications, Jerusalem
1990-present: Member of the Editorial Board of Tel Aviv, Journal of the Institute of
Archaeology, Tel Aviv University
1990-2005: Member of the Editorial Board of the Monograph Series of the Institute of
Archaeology, Tel Aviv University
1991-1992: Member of two committees of the Council for Higher Education of
The state of Israel
1991-1998: Member of the Ph.D. Students Committee of the School of Jewish Studies, Tel
Aviv University
1991-1993: Scientific Advisor, The Archaeology of Syria-Palestine, an Encyclopedia, a publication of Garland Publishing Inc., New York
1992-2007: Member of the Archaeological Council of Israel
1992: Member of the advisory board, Oxford Companion to Archaeology (Oxford
University Press)
1994: Member of the Editorial Board of Qadmoniot, Quarterly for the Antiquities of Eretz-Israel and Bible Lands
1996-1998: Member of the Committee for Academic Planning, Tel Aviv University
1998-2006: Member of the Editorial Board, Archaeology Odyssey.
2000-2004: Member of the academic promotion committee of the Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University
2005-2007: Member of the Board of Governors, Tel Aviv University.
2005- Executive editor of the Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv
University
2006- Member of the search committee for the President of Tel Aviv University
2008- Editor, Tel Aviv, Journal of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University.
2008-2009: Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

2008-2013: Referee for the European Research Council Advanced Grants
2009- Chairperson, the Yizhar Hirschfeld Archaeology Grants of the Rothschild
Foundation
2010- Member of the search committee for the Rector of Tel Aviv University
2010- Member of the archaeology evaluation committee of the Israel Academy of
Sciences and Humanities
2012- Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the Palestine Exploration Quarterly, published in London.
2012-present: Member of the Selection Committee of the Shanghai Archaeology Forum, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
2014- Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Open Archaeology – an open access journal of De Gruyter Group
2015- Invited to serve as an international expert for the Russian Science Foundation

Prizes

Laureate of the Dan David Prize in the Past Dimension, Archaeology, 2005:
http://www.dandavidprize.org/laureates/past2005-finkelstein.html

Winner of the Prix Delalande Guérineau (2014): Institut de France, l’Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, for the book Le Royaume biblique oublié (Paris 2013). The prize is awarded to the person «qui aura composé le meilleur ouvrage jugé par l’Académie». It has been given every second year since the late 19th century. As of the early 1960s it is awarded to the most important publication in “orientalism”.

Honors and Decorations

1. French decoration: Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres, 2009.

2. Doctorat honoris causa, University of Lausanne, 2010.

3. Correspondant étranger of the French Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, 2014. http://www.aibl.fr/membres/correspondants-etrangers/

Other Landmarks

1. Festschrift: Bene Israel: Studies in the Archaeology of Israel and the Levant during the Bronze and Iron Ages in Honour of Israel Finkelstein, edited by Alexander Fantalkin and Assaf Yasur-Landau, Leiden 2008 (Brill). [Twelve articles, all written by graduate students]

2. Invited to the Salon du Livre in Paris, 2008. Two public ‘debates’ there: with the Jewish philosopher Armand Abecassis on La Bible et la Terre Sainte, and with the Israeli author Meir Shalev on la Bible de l’ecrivain et la Bible de l’archeologue.

3. Entries on career in the Encyclopedia Judaica and Wikipedia.

4. Selected as one of the ten most influential researchers in the history of archaeology in the Levant (a Swiss publication, 1993).

5. A ca. 50 pages profile chapter in J.-F. Mondot’s Une Bible pour deux mémoires (Paris 2006).

6. Keynote address in the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Nashville 2000

7. Keynote address in the Symposium of Mediterranean Archaeology, Florence 2012.

8. Invited lecture in the special symposium celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Weizmann Institute (together with Nobel Prize laureates Ada Yonath and Daniel Kahneman, and Lord Wilson, 2009).

9. Lecture in the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Paris, May 2012.

10. Public lecture in the Alte Aula, Heidelberg University, September 2014.

Grants

Grants from the Israel Science Foundation, the German Israeli Foundation for Research and Development and other agencies.

Grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (ca. 1.75 million USD, 2015 for three years) for a project titled “The History of the Pentateuch: Combining Literary and Archaeological Approaches” (with Konrad Schmid, Thomas Römer, Christophe Nihan and Oded Lipschits).

Especially noteworthy: the highly prestigious European Research Council Advanced Grant (ca. 3 million Euros, 2008, for five years) for the project titled: Reconstructing Ancient (Biblical)
Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspective (principal investigator).

Main profiles, reports and interviews in professional journals

1. News Focus, Science 287, January 7th 2000.
2. Story in Archaeology September/October 2001.
3. Interview in Le Monde de la Bible 142, 2002.
4. Twelve pages interview in Biblical Archaeology Review, November-December 2002.

5. Five pages interview in Les Cahiers de Science & Vie, June 2003.
6. Five pages interview in Welt der Bibel, 2003.
7. Story in La Recherche, February 2004.
8. Ten pages interview in Religions & Histoire, May-June 2006.
9. Profile in News Focus, Science 315, February 2nd, 2007.
10. Four pages profile in the New Scientist, May 31st, 2008.
11. Long story plus seven pages interview in Sciences et Avenir, January 2009.
12. Eleven pages interview in the Biblical Archaeology Review, May-June 2010.
13. Story in News in the Focus, Nature, December 2nd, 2010.
14. Story in Meeting Briefs, Science, December 10th, 2010.
15. Interview in Le Monde de la Bible 200, 2012.

Main profiles, reports and interviews in the media

1. Front page story on the “Finkelstein correction” in the Wall Street Journal, December 31th,
1997.
2. Two pages review of The Bible Unearthed in the New York Times Book Reviews, February 4th,
2001.
3. Full page review of La Bible dévoilée (The Bible Unearthed in French) in Le Monde, June 7th
2002.
4. Salomon: grand roi ou chef de bande? La Vie, July 10th, 2002 (with a cover picture).
5. Interview in Le Nouvel Observateur, July 18th-24th, 2002.
6. Two pages interview in Le Point, 19-26th September, 2003.
7. Interview in Le Figaro, June 5th, 2005.
8. Review of Les roi sacrés de la Bible in Le Figaro, May 18th, 2006.
9. Interview in Le Point, June 8th 2006.
10. Eight pages interview in Le Monde 2, December 23rd, 2006.
11. Profile in Lifestyles 35, spring 2007.
12. Two pages interview in L’Express, June 14th-20th, 2007.
13. Interview in Le Monde des Religions, November-December 2008.
14. Interview in Le Monde des Religions, January-February, 2011.
15. Story and interview in Le Monde Weekend magazine, April 23rd, 2011
16. Story and interview in the Christian Science Monitor, October 14th, 2013
17. Story on the pollen research in the Sea of Galilee, with short interview, the New York Times 22.10.13
18. Story on the ancient DNA of pigs in the Levant, with short interview, the New York Times, 4.11.13.
19. Long feature in Der Spiegel, December 22nd 2014.
20. One hour interview on the Voice of America, March 18th 2015.

Shorter stories and interviews in Commentary, La Croix, L’Express, Le Figaro, The Guardian, Haaretz, Harper’s, The Herald Tribune, The Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem report, Los Angeles Times, Marianne, National Geographic, the Smithsonian Magazine, Time, The Times, USA Today, US News and World Report, The Washington Post and more.

In the electronic media

1. Four-hour ARTE program titled La Bible devoilee, based on the book The Bible Unearthed.
2. A great number of appearances in television documentaries produced by Discovery Channel, the BBC, PBS, ARTE, National Geographic, The History Channel, The Learning Channel, German TV programs etc (see list at the end).

PUBLICATIONS
Israel Finkelstein

A1. BOOKS

1. I. Finkelstein, Izbet Sartah: An Early Iron Age Site Near Rosh Ha`ayin, Israel, Oxford 1986 (BAR International Series 299), 223 pp.

2. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology of the Period of Settlement and Judges, Tel Aviv
1986, Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, 356 pp. (Hebrew).

3. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology of the Israelite Settlement, Jerusalem 1988, Israel
Exploration Society, 380 pp. (an updated and extended English version of no. 2 above).

4. I. Finkelstein, S. Bunimovitz and Z. Lederman, Shiloh: The Archaeology of a Biblical Site (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University No. 10), Tel Aviv 1993, 398 pp.

5. I. Finkelstein, Living on the Fringe: The Archaeology and History of the Negev, Sinai and Neighbouring Regions in the Bronze and Iron Ages (Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology 6), Sheffield 1995, Academic Press, 197 pp.

6. I. Finkelstein, Z. Lederman and S. Bunimovitz, Highlands of Many Cultures, The
Southern Samaria Survey, The Sites (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology
Tel Aviv University No. 14). Tel Aviv 1997, 959 pp in two volumes.

7. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of its Sacred Texts. New York 2001, The Free Press (A division of Simon and Schuster).

Translations:
La Bible dévoilée, Les nouvelles révélations de l’archéologie, Paris 2002 ; a pocket book edition
(collection folio histoire) by Gallimard, 2006.
Le tracce di Mosè. La Bibbia tra storia e mito, Rome 2002.
Keine Posaunen vor Jericho, Munich 2002. Korean 2002.
Reshit Israel: Archeologia, Mikra Ve’zikaron History (Hebrew), Tel Aviv 2003.
La Biblia desenterrada, Madrid 2003.
A Bíblia não tinha razão, San Paulo 2003.
Biblia és Régészet, Budapest 2005. De bijbel als mythe, Den Haag 2006. Japanese, 2009.
Objevovani Bible, Check Republic 2010. Greek translation.

A four-hour TV documentary based on the book and titled accordingly La Bible devoilee was produced by an ARTE and France 5 related team and shown around Europe in 2005-2006.

8. Y. Goren, I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman, Inscribed in Clay: Provenance Study of the Amarna Tablets and other Ancient Near Eastern Texts (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University No. 23). Tel Aviv 2004.

9. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible Sacred Kings and the Roots of Western Tradition, New York 2006, The Free Press (A Division of Simon and Schuster).

Translations:
Les rois sacres de la Bible, Paris 2006 (Bayard).
David und Salomo: archaologen entschlusseln einen Mythos, Munich 2006 (Beck).
David ve Shlomo: Bein Metzioot Historit ve Mythos (Hebrew) Tel Aviv 2006.
David y Salomon, en busca de los reyes sagrados de la Biblia y de las raices de la tradicion occidental, Madrid 2007.
David a Salomoun, Check Republic 2010.
David & Salomo: Archeologen ontrafelen een mythe, Rotterdam 2010.

10. I. Finkelstein and A. Mazar, The Quest for the Historical Israel: Debating Archaeology and the History of Early Israel, Atlanta 2007, 220 pp.

11. I. Finkelstein, Un archéologue au pays de la Bible, Paris 2008 (collection of articles updated and translated to French; 218 pages).

12. I. Finkelstein, The Forgotten Kingdom: The Archaeology and History of Northern Israel, Atlanta 2013 (Society of Biblical Literature, 200 pages).
In French (the original publication): Le Royaume Biblique Oublié, Paris 2013 (Odile
Jacob for the College de France).
In German: Das vergessene Königreich, Munich 2014 (Beck). In Portuguese: O Reino Esquecido, San Paulo 2015 (Paulus)

B1. EDITING

1. Z. Meshel and I. Finkelstein, Sinai in Antiquity, Tel Aviv 1980, Hakibbutz Hameuchad
Publishing House, 472 pp. (Hebrew).
2. I. Finkelstein (ed.), I. Finkelstein, S. Bunimovitz and Z. Lederman, Excavations at Shiloh 1981-1984: Preliminary Report, Tel Aviv, 12 (1985), pp. 123-180.
3. N. Naaman and I. Finkelstein, From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical
Aspects of Early Israel, Jerusalem 1990, Yad Yizhak Ben-Zvi and Israel Exploration Society, 462 pp. (Hebrew).

4. I. Finkelstein and Y. Magen, Archaeological Surveys in the Hill Country of Benjamin, Jerusalem 1993, Israel Antiquities Authority, 466 pp. (Hebrew With English abstract of 70 pp.).
5. I. Finkelstein, Shiloh: The Archaeology of a Biblical Site (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University No. 10), Tel Aviv 1993, 398 pp. (No. A.1 4 above)

6. I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical Aspects of Early Israel, Jerusalem 1994, Yad Yizhak Ben-Zvi, Israel Exploration Society and Biblical Archaeology Society, 399 pp. (extended English version of No. 3 above).
7. I. Finkelstein, Z. Lederman and S. Bunimovitz, Highlands of Many Cultures, The Southern Samaria Survey, The Sites (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University No. 14). Tel Aviv 1997, 959 pp in two volumes (No. A.1 6 above).
8. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Seasons. (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University No. 18). Tel Aviv
2000, 629 pages in two volumes.
9. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons. (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology Tel Aviv University No. 24), Tel Aviv
2006, 860 pages in two volumes.
10. Y. Amit, E. Ben Zvi, I. Finkelstein and O. Lipschits, Essays on Ancient Israel in its Near
Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Na’aman, Winona Lake 2006.
11. I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, The Fire Signals of Lachish, Studies in the Archaeology and History of Israel in the Late Bronze Age, Iron Age and Persian Period in honor of David Ussishkin, Winona Lake 2011.
12. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, Megiddo V: The 2004-2008 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University 31), Winona Lake 2013, ca. 1400 pages in three volumes.
13. I. Finkelstein, S. Weiner and E. Boaretto, Reconstructing Ancient Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspectives, special issue of Radiocarbon (57/2), 2015.

C1. ARTICLES

1. I. Finkelstein, The Roman Road from Gophna to Antipatris, in M. Broshi (ed.), Between
Hermon and Sinai: Studies in the History, Archaeology and Geography of Eretz-Israel, Jerusalem 1977, pp. 171-180 (Hebrew).
2. M. Garsiel and I. Finkelstein, The Westward Expansion of the House of Joseph in the Light of the Izbet Sartah Excavations, Tel Aviv 5 (1978), pp. 192-198.
3. M. Garsiel and I. Finkelstein, The Settlement of the House of Joseph in the West
Part of its Inheritance, Bar Ilan, Annual of Bar Ilan University Studies in
Judaica and the Humanities 14-15 (1977), pp. 58-69 (Hebrew version of No. 2 above).
4. I. Finkelstein, The Holy Land in the Tabula Peutingeriana: A Historical –
Geographical Approach, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 111 (1979), pp. 27-34.
5. I. Finkelstein, Historical-Geographical Notes on the Description of Eretz-Israel
in the Peutinger Map, Cathedra 8 (1978), pp. 71-79 (Hebrew version of No. 4 above).
6. I. Finkelstein, The Northern Coast of Sinai – Geographical-Historical Aspects, in

Z. Meshel and I. Finkelstein (eds.), Sinai in Antiquity, Tel Aviv 1980, pp. 181-198 (Hebrew).
7. I. Finkelstein, Byzantine Monastic Remains in Jebel Safsufeh near St. Catherine Monastery, in
Z. Meshel and I. Finkelstein (eds.), Sinai in Antiquity, Tel Aviv 1980, pp. 385-410 (Hebrew).
8. I. Finkelstein, E. Oren, B. Sass and Z. Meshel, Summary Table of the Historical Periods and the Archaeological Remains in Sinai, Eretz-Israel and Egypt, in Z. Meshel and I. Finkelstein (eds.), Sinai in Antiquity, Tel Aviv 1980, pp. 454-460 (Hebrew).
9. I. Finkelstein, Israelite and Hellenistic Farms in the Foothills and in the Yarkon
Basin, Eretz-Israel 15 (1981), pp. 331-348 (Hebrew).
10. I. Finkelstein, Byzantine Prayer Niches in Southern Sinai, Israel Exploration Journal 31 (1981), pp. 81-91.
11. I. Finkelstein, The Shephelah of Israel, Tel Aviv 8 (1981), pp. 84-94.
12. I. Finkelstein, The Shephelah of Israel, Beit Miqra 83 (1980), pp. 341-345 (Hebrew version of No. 11 above).
13. I. Finkelstein, The Date of Gezer’s Outer Wall, Tel Aviv 8 (1981), pp. 136-145.
14. I. Finkelstein, The Date of Gezer’s Outer Wall, Bar Ilan, Annual of Bar Ilan University Studies in Judaica and the Humanities 20-21 (1983), pp. 7-18 (Hebrew version of No. 13 above).
15. R. Frankl and I. Finkelstein, ‘The Northwest Corner of Eretz-Israel’ in the
Baraita ‘Boundaries of Eretz-Israel’, Cathedra 27 (1983), pp. 39-46 (Hebrew).
16. I. Finkelstein, Israelite Settlement in the Foothills, 13th-10th Century B.C. in the Light of Excavations at Izbet Sartah, Cathedra 27 (1983), pp. 33-38 (Hebrew).
17. I. Finkelstein, S. Bunimovitz and Z. Lederman, Excavations at Shiloh, 1981-1983, Qadmoniot 65 (1984), pp. 15-25 (Hebrew).
18. I. Finkelstein, The Israelite Population in the Iron Age I, Cathedra 32 (1984), pp. 3-22 (Hebrew).
19. I. Finkelstein, The Iron Age Fortresses of the Negev Highlands –Sedentarization of Desert Nomads, Tel Aviv 11 (1984), pp. 189-209.
20. I. Finkelstein, The Iron Age “Fortresses” of the Negev – Sedentarization of Desert Nomads, Eretz-Israel 18 (1985), pp. 366-379 (Hebrew version of No. 19 above).
21. I. Finkelstein, The Iron Age Sites in the Negev Highlands – Military Fortresses or Nomads Settling Down? Biblical Archaeology Review 12 (1986), pp. 53-56 (a version of No. 19 above).
22. A. Perevolotsky and I. Finkelstein, The Southern Sinai Exodus Route in Ecological
Perspective, Biblical Archaeology Review 11 (1985), pp. 26-41.
23. I. Finkelstein and B. Brandl, A Group of Metal Objects from Shiloh, The Israel Museum Journal 4 (1985), pp. 17-26.
24. I. Finkelstein, Respondent, Archaeology, History and Bible – The Israelite Settlement in Cannan, A Case Study, in Biblical Archaeology Today, Proceedings of the International Congress on Biblical Archaeology (ed. J. Amitai), Jerusalem 1985, pp. 80-83.
25. I. Finkelstein, The Israelite Settlement – The Sociological School in the Light of
Archaeological Evidence, in U. Simon (ed.), Studies in Bible and Exegesis II, Ramat Gan
1986, pp. 175-186 (Hebrew).
26. I. Finkelstein, Byzantine Monastic Remains in Southern Sinai, Dumbarton Oaks Papers 39 (1985), pp. 39-75.
27. I. Finkelstein, Byzantine Monastic Remains near Jebel Umm Shumar, in G. Gvirtzman a.o. (eds.) Sinai, Tel Aviv 1987, pp. 675-686 (Hebrew version of second part of No. 26 above).
28. I. Finkelstein, Shiloh Yields Some But not all of its Secrets, Biblical Archaeology Review 12 (1986), pp. 22-41.
29. I. Finkelstein, Organization, Method and History of the Excavations, in I. Finkelstein (ed.), Excavations at Shiloh 1981-1984: Preliminary Report, Tel Aviv 12 (1985), pp. 123-130.
30. I. Finkelstein, Excavation Results in Other Areas, in I. Finkelstein (ed.), Excavations at Shiloh 1981-1984: Preliminary Report, Tel Aviv 12 (1985), pp. 146-158.
31. I. Finkelstein, Summary and Conclusions: History of Shiloh from Middle Bronze Age II to Iron Age II, in I. Finkelstein (ed.), Excavations at Shiloh 1981-1984: Preliminary Report, Tel Aviv 12 (1985), pp. 159-177.
32. I. Finkelstein, Demographic Data from Recent Generations and Environmental Archaeology, in S. Bunimovitz, M. Kochavi and A. Kasher (eds.), Settlements, Population and Economy in Eretz-Israel in Antiquity, Tel Aviv 1988, pp. 57-72 (Hebrew).
33. I. Finkelstein, Kh. ed-Dawwara – A Fortified Settlement of the Early Israelite Monarchy in the Desert Fringe of Benjamin, Qadmoniot 81-82 (1988), pp. 6-10 (Hebrew).
34. I. Finkelstein, Searching for Israelite Origins, Biblical Archaeology Review 14 (1988), pp. 34-45, 58. [Reprinted in H. Minkoff, (ed.), Approaches to the Bible, Washington 1995, pp. 125-141.]
35. I. Finkelstein, Arabian Trade and Socio-Political Conditions in the Negev in the Twelfth-Eleventh Centuries B.C.E., Journal of Near Eastern Studies 47 (1988), pp. 241-252.
36. I. Finkelstein, Further Observations on the Socio-Demographic Structure of the Intermediate Bronze Age, Levant 21 (1989), pp. 129-140.
37. I. Finkelstein, The Socio-Demographic Structure of the Intermediate Bronze Age, Eretz-Israel 20 (1989), pp. 75-81 (Hebrew version of No. 36 above).
38. I. Finkelstein, The Emergence of the Monarchy in Israel – The Environmental and
Socio-Economic Aspects, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 44 (1989), pp. 43-74. [Reprinted in C.E. Carter and C.L. Meyers (eds.), Community, Identity and Ideology: Social Science Approaches to the Hebrew Bible, Winona Lake 1996, pp. 377-403.]
39. I. Finkelstein, The Emergence of the Monarchy in Israel: Environmental and Socio-Political Aspects, Cathedra 50 (1988), pp. 3-26 (Hebrew version of No. 37 above).
40. I. Finkelstein, Raider of the Lost Mountain, A Review of E. Anati, The Mountain of God, New York 1986, Biblical Archaeology Review 15 (1988), pp. 46-50.
41. I. Finkelstein, The Land of Ephraim Survey 1980-1987: Preliminary Report, Tel Aviv 15-16 (1988-89), pp. 117-183.
42. I. Finkelstein, Soundings at Ancient Bene-Beraq, Atiqot 10 (1990), pp. 29-40 (Hebrew).
43. I. Finkelstein, On Archaeological Methods and Historical Considerations: Iron Age II Gezer and Samaria, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 277/278 (1990), pp. 109-119.
44. I. Finkelstein, The Iron I in the Land of Ephraim – A Second Thought, in N. Naaman and I. Finkelstein (eds.), From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical Aspects of Early Israel, Jerusalem 1990, pp. 101-130 (Hebrew).
45. N. Naaman and I. Finkelstein, Introduction, in N. Naaman and I. Finkelstein (eds.), From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical Aspects of Early Israel, Jerusalem 1990, pp. 9-15 (Hebrew).
46. I. Finkelstein, The Emergence of Early Israel, Anthropology, Environment and Archaeology, Journal of the American Oriental Society 110 (1990), pp. 677-686.
47. I. Finkelstein and A. Perevolotsky, Processes of Sedentarization and Nomadization in the History of Sinai and the Negev, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 279 (1990), pp. 67-88.

48. I. Finkelstein and A. Perevolotsky, Processes of Sedentarization and Nomadization in the History of the Negev and Sinai, Cathedra 52 (1989), pp. 3-36 (Hebrew version of No. 43 above).
49. M. Broshi and I. Finkelstein, The Population of Palestine in 734 BCE, Cathedra 58 (1990), pp. 3-24 (Hebrew).
50. I. Finkelstein, Excavations at Kh. ed-Dawwara: An Iron Age Site Northeast of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv 17 (1990), pp. 163-208.
51. I. Finkelstein, Archaeological Soundings at Dhahr Mirzbaneh, Eretz-Israel 21 (1990), pp. 239-248 (Hebrew).
52. I. Finkelstein, A Few Notes on Demographic Data From Recent Generations and
Ethnoarchaeology. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 122 (1990), pp. 47-52.
53. I. Finkelstein, The Emergence of Israel in Canaan: Consensus, Mainstream and Dispute, Scandinavian Journal of Old Testament 2 (1991), pp. 47-59.
54. I. Finkelstein, The Central Hill Country in the Intermediate Bronze Age, Israel Exploration Journal 41 (1991), pp. 19-45.
55. I. Finkelstein, Early Arad: Urbanism of the Nomads, Zeitschrift des Deutschen
Palästina-Vereins 106 (1991), pp. 34-50.
56. I. Finkelstein, Edom in the Iron I, Levant 24 (1992), 159-166.
57. I. Finkelstein, Edom in the Iron I, Eretz-Israel 23 (1992), pp. 224-229 (Hebrew version of No. 55 above).
58. B. Rosen and I. Finkelstein, Subsistence Patterns, Carrying Capacity and Settlement
Oscillations in the Negev Highlands, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 124 (1992), pp. 42-58.
59. I. Finkelstein, Stratigraphy, Pottery and Parallels: A Reply to Bienkowski, Levant 24 (1992), pp. 171-172.
60. I. Finkelstein, Pastoralism in the Highlands of Canaan in the Third and Second Millennia B.C.E., in O. Bar Yosef and A. Khazanov (eds.), Pastoralism in the Levant: Archaeological Materials in Anthropological Perspective, Madison 1992, pp. 133-142.
61. M. Broshi and I. Finkelstein, The Population of Palestine in Iron Age II, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 287 (1992), pp. 47-60 (English version of No. 48 above).
62. I. Finkelstein, Invisible Nomads: A Rejoinder, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 287 (1992), pp. 87-88.
63. I. Finkelstein, Middle Bronze Age ‘Fortifications’: A Reflection of Social Organization and Political Formations, Tel Aviv 19 (1992), pp. 201-220.
64. I. Finkelstein and R. Gophna, Settlement, Demographic and Economic Patterns in the Highlands of Palestine in the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Periods and the Beginning of Urbanism, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 289 (1993), pp. 1-22.
65. I. Finkelstein, Response to Dever, in H. Shanks (ed.), The Rise of Early Israel, Washington 1992, pp. 63-69.

66. I. Finkeltein, Northern Part of Maps of Beit Sira, Ramallah and el-Bireh, in I. Finkelstein and Y. Magen (eds.), Archaeological Surveys in the Hill Country of Benjamin, Jerusalem 1993, pp. 15-95 (Hebrew with English abstract).
67. I. Finkelstein, Horvat Qitmit and the Southern Trade in the Late Iron Age II, Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 108 (1992), pp. 156-170.

68. I. Finkelstein, Byzantine Remains at Jebel Sufsafeh (Mt. Horeb) in Southern Sinai, in Y. Tsafrir (ed.), Ancient Churches Revealed, Jerusalem 1993, pp. 334-340.
69. I. Finkelstein, Environmental Archaeology and Social History: Demographic and Economic Aspects of the Monarchic Period, in A. Biran and J. Aviram (eds.), Biblical Archaeology Today 1990 (Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 1990), Jerusalem 1993, pp. 56-66.
70. I. Finkelstein, The Sociopolitical Organization of the Central Hill Country in the Second Millennium B.C.E., in A. Biran and J. Aviram (eds.), Biblical Archaeology Today 1990, Pre-Congress Symposium Supplement (Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 1990), Jerusalem 1993, pp. 110-131.
71. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Back to Megiddo, Biblical Archaeology Review 20(1) (1994), pp. 26-43.
72. I. Finkelstein, The Emergence of Israel: A Phase in the Cyclic History of Canaan in the Third and Second Millennia BCE, in I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman (eds.), From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical Aspects of Early Israel, Jerusalem 1994, pp.
150-178.
73. I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, Introduction: From Nomadism to Monarchy – The State of Research in 1992, in I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman (eds.), From Nomadism to Monarchy: Archaeological and Historical Aspects of Early Israel, Jerusalem 1994, pp. 9-17.
74. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology of the Days of Manasseh, in M.D. Coogan, J.C. Exum and L.E. Stager (eds.), Scripture and Other Artifacts: Essays on the Bible and Archaeology in Honor of Philip J. King, Louisville 1994, pp. 169-187.
75. I. Finkelstein, The Great Transformation: The ‘Conquest’ of the Highlands Frontiers and the Rise of the Territorial States, in T.E. Levy (ed.), The Archaeology of Society in the Holy Land, Leicester 1995, pp. 349-365.
76. I. Finkelstein, Penelope’s Shroud Unravelled: Iron II Date of Gezer’s Outer Wall Established, Tel Aviv 21 (1994), pp. 276-282.
77. I. Finkelstein and Y. Zilberman, Site Planning and Subsistence Economy: Negev Settlements as a Case Study, in S.W. Holloway, and L.K. Handy (eds.), The Pitcher is Broken: Memorial Essays for Gosta W. Ahlstrom, Sheffield 1995, pp. 213-226.
78. I. Finkelstein, Two Notes on Early Bronze Urbanization and Urbanism, Tel Aviv 22 (1995), pp. 47-69.
79. I. Finkelstein, The Date of the Philistine Settlement in Canaan, Tel Aviv 22 (1995), pp.
213-239.
80. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology of the United Monarchy: An Alternative View, Levant 28 (1996), pp. 177-187.
81. I. Finkelstein, The Settlement History of the Transjordanian Plateau in Light of New
Archaeological Surveys, Eretz-Israel 25 (1996), pp. 244-251.
82. I. Finkelstein, Toward a New Periodization and Nomenclature of the Archaeology of the Southern Levant, in J.S. Cooper and G.M. Schwartz (eds.), The Study of the Ancient Near East in the Twenty-First Century (The William Foxwell Albright Centennial Conference, Winona Lake (IN) 1996, pp. 103-123.
83. I. Finkelstein, Ethnicity and Origin of the Iron I Settlers in the Highlands of Canaan: Can the Real Israel Stand Up? Biblical Archaeologist 59 (1996), pp. 198-212.
84. I. Finkelstein, The Philistine Countryside, Israel Exploration Journal 46 (1996), pp. 225-242.
85. I. Finkelstein, The Stratigraphy and Chronology of Megiddo and Beth-shan in the 12th-11th Centuries B.C.E. Tel Aviv 23 (1996), pp. 170-184.
86. I. Finkelstein, Pots and People Revisited: Ethnic Boundaries in the Iron Age I, in N.A.
Silberman and D. Small (eds.), The Archaeology of Israel: Constructing the Past, Interpreting the Present, Sheffield 1997, pp. 216-237.
87. I. Finkelstein, Philistine Chronology: High, Middle, or Low, in S. Gitin, A. Mazar and E. Stern (eds.), Mediterranean Peoples in Transition: Thirteenth to Early Tenth Centuries BCE, Jerusalem 1998, pp. 140-147.
88. I. Finkelstein, The Territorio-Political System of Canaan in the Late Bronze Age,
Ugarit-Forschungen 28 (1996), pp. 221-255.
89. I. Finkelstein, From Sherds to History: Review Article. Israel Exploration Journal 48 (1998), pp. 120-131.
90. I. Finkelstein, Bible Archaeology or Archaeology of Palestine in the Iron Age? A Rejoinder, Levant 30 (1998), pp. 167-174.
91. I. Finkelstein, Two Notes on Northern Samaria: The ‘‘Einun Pottery’ and the Date of the ‘Bull Site’, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 130 (1998), pp. 94-98.
92. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of Early Israel: Archaeology and Long-Term History, in S. Ahituv and E.D. Oren (eds.), The Origin of Early Israel – Current Debate, Biblical, Historical and Archaeological Perspectives (Beer-Sheva 12), Beer-Sheva 1998, pp. 7-39.
93. I. Finkelstein, Notes on the Stratigraphy and Chronology of Iron Age Taanach. Tel Aviv 25 (1998), pp. 208-218.
94. I. Finkelstein, State Formation in Israel and in Judah, Eretz-Israel 26 (1999), pp. 132-141 (Hebrew version of No. 97 below).
95. I. Finkelstein and I. Beit-Arieh, Area E, in I. Beit-Arieh (ed.), Tel Ira: A Stronghold in the Biblical Negev, Tel Aviv 1999, pp. 67-96.
96. I. Finkelstein, Hazor and the North in the Iron Age: A Low Chronology Perspective. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 314 (1999), pp. 55-70.
97. I. Finkelstein, State Formation in Israel and Judah, A Contrast in Context, A Contrast in Trajectory, Near Eastern Archaeology 62(1) (1999), pp. 35-52.
98. N.A. Silberman, I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, Digging at Armageddon.
Archaeology November/December 1999, pp. 32-39.
99. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Introduction: The Megiddo Expedition, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2000, pp. 1-13.
100. I. Benenson and I. Finkelstein, The Megiddo Excavation Data Management System, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Season, Tel Aviv 2000, pp. 14-24.
101. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Area J, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern
(eds.), Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Season. Tel Aviv 2000, pp. 25-74.

102. I. Finkelstein and O. Zimhoni, The Pottery from the Late Bronze Age Gate, in I.
Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Season, Tel
Aviv 2000, pp. 223-243.
103. I. Finkelstein, O. Zimhoni and A. Kafri, The Iron Age Pottery Assemblages from Areas F, K and H and their Stratigraphic and Chronological Implications, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Seasons. Tel Aviv 2000, pp.
244-324.
104. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Archaeological and Historical Conclusions, in I.
Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Seasons, Tel
Aviv 2000, pp. 576-605.
105. I. Finkelstein, The Philistine Settlements: When, Where and How Many, in E. Oren
(ed.), The Sea Peoples and their World: A Reassessment. Philadelphia 2000, pp. 159-180.
106. I. Finkelstein, Omride Architecture, Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 116 (2000), pp. 114-138.
107. I. Finkelstein, Hazor XII-XI with an Addendum on Ben-Tor’s Dating of Hazor X-VII, Tel Aviv 27 (2000), pp. 231-247.
108. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of Jerusalem and Judah: The Missing Link, Levant 33 (2001), pp. 105-115.
109. I. Finkelstein and Neil Silberman, Archeology and Biblical History in the Beginning of the Third Millennium: A View from the Center, Cathedra 100 (2001), pp. 47-64 (Hebrew).
110. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology and Bible: Neither Black nor White, in L.I. Levine and A.
Mazar (eds.), The Controversy Over the Historicity of the Bible, Jerusalem 2001, pp.
141-152 (Hebrew).
111. I. Finkelstein, To Destroy or not to Destroy: Between Salvage and Profit. Journal of
Mediterranean Archaeology 14(1) (2001), pp. 96-98.
112. I. Finkelstein and Lily Singer Avitz, Ashdod Revisited, Tel Aviv 28 (2001), pp. 231-259.
113. I. Finkelstein, The Impact of Late-Monarchic Judah on the Development of Judeo-Christian Civilization, in N. Cohen and A. Heldrich (eds.), The Three Religions, Munich 2002, pp. 35-48.
114. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology and Text in the Third Millennium: A View from the Center,
Congress Volume Basel 2001 (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum 92), Leiden 2002, pp.
323-342 (an extended and very different English version of No. 109 above).
115. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, The Bible Unearthed: A Rejoinder, Bulletin of the
American Schools of Oriental Research 327 (2002), pp. 63-73.
116. I. Finkelstein, The Campaign of Shoshenq I to Palestine: A Guide to the 10th Century BCE Polity. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 118 (2002), pp. 109-135.
117. Y. Goren, I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, The Seat of Three Disputed Canaanite Rulers
according to Petrographic Investigation of the Amarna Tablets, Tel Aviv 29 (2002), pp.
221-237.
118. I. Finkelstein, Gezer Revisited and Revised, Tel Aviv 29 (2002), pp. 262-296.
119. I. Finkelstein, The Philistines in the Bible: A Late-Monarchic Perspective, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 27(2) (2002), pp. 131-167.

120. I. Finkelstein, Jérusalem, cité de David, Le Monde de la Bible 148 (2003), pp. 21-24.
121. I. Finkelstein, El-Ahwat: A Fortified Sea People City? Israel Exploration Journal 52 (2002), pp. 187-199.
122. I. Finkelstein, Chronology Rejoinders, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 134 (2002), pp. 128-139.
123. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Die Megiddo Expedition, in R. Busch (ed.), Megiddo – Tell el-Mutesellim – Armageddon: Biblische Stadt zwischen Krieg und Frieden, Neumünster 2002, pp. 29-38 (German version of No. 99 above).
124. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin. Zurück nach Megiddo, in R. Busch (ed.), Megiddo – Tell el-Mutesellim – Armageddon: Biblische Stadt zwischen Krieg und Frieden, Neumünster 2002, pp. 11-28 (German version of No. 70 above).
125. I. Finkelstein, “New Canaan”, Eretz-Israel 27 (2003), pp. 189-195 (Hebrew).
126. Y. Goren, I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, The Expansion of the Kingdom of Amurru according to the Petrographic Investigation of the Amarna Tablets, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 329 (2003), pp. 2-11.
127. Y. Goren, Sh. Bunimovitz, I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman, The Location of Alashiya: New Evidence from Petrographic Investigation of Alashiyan Tablets, American Journal of Archaeology 107 (2003), pp. 233-255.
128. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, The Cache of Egyptianized Vessels from Megiddo: An
Update, Tel Aviv 30 (2003), pp. 27-41.
129. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of Jerusalem and Judah: The Missing Link, in A.E. Killebrew and A.G. Vaughn (eds.), Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology: The First Temple Periods, Atlanta 2002, pp. 81-101 (revised version of No. 107 above).
130. I. Finkelstein, City States and States: Polity Dynamics in the 10th-9th Centuries B.C.E, in W.G. Dever and S. Gitin (eds.), Symbiosis, Symbolism and the Power of the Past: Canaan, Ancient Israel, and their Neighbors, Winona Lake 2003, pp. 75-83.
131. Y. Goren, I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, Petrographic Investigtation of the Amarna
Tablets, Near Eastern Archaeology 65 (2002), pp. 196-205.
132. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Recent Radiocarbon Results and King Solomon, Antiquity 77 (2003), pp. 771-779.
133. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Wrong and Right; High and Low: 14C Dates from Tel Rehov and Iron Age Chronology, Tel Aviv 30 (2003), pp. 283-295.
134. I. Finkelstein, Tel Rehov and Iron Age Chronology, Levant 36 (2004), pp. 181-188.
135. I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman, The Shephelah of Judah in the Late 8th and Early 7th
Century BCE: An Alternative View, Tel Aviv 31 (2004), pp. 60-79.
136. I. Finkelstein and L. Singer-Avitz, “Ashdod Revisited” – Maintained, Tel Aviv 31 (2004), pp. 122-135.
137. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology, Bible, and the History of the Levant in the Iron Age, in S.
Pollock and R. Bernbeck (eds.), Archaeologies of the Near East, Critical Perspectives, Oxford 2005, pp. 207-222 (a more archaeology oriented of No. 113 above).
138. I. Finkelstein, Solomon, bâtisseur du Temple: Le grand roi? Rien qu’un potentat local.
Historia 698 (2005), pp. 70-76.
139 I. Finkelstein, From Canaanites to Israelites: When, How and Why, in Gabba, E. a.o. (eds.), Recenti tendenze nella ricostruzione della storia antica d’Israele, Rome 2005 (Accademia Nazionale dei lincei), pp. 11-27.

140. I. Finkelstein, Iron I Shiloh: Twenty Years Later, in M. Müller and T.L. Thompson (eds), Historie og konstruktion. Festskrift til Niels Peter Lemche, Copenhagen 2005, pp. 142-152.
141. I. Finkelstein, Khirbat en-Nahas, Edom and Biblical History, Tel Aviv 32 (2005), pp.
119-125.

142. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, Ce que l’archéologie nous apprend de la Bible, in L. Testot and J.-F. Dortier (eds.), La religion: Unité et diversité, Auxerre 2005, pp. 71-76.
143. I. Finkelstein, Review of Megiddo 3, Biblical Archaeology Review 31(6) (2005), pp. 64-66.
144. I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, Shechem of the Amarna Period and the Rise of the Northern Kingdom of Israel, Israel Exploration Journal 55 (2005), pp. 172-193.
145. I. Finkelstein, A Low Chronology Update: Archaeology, History and Bible, in T. Levy and T. Higham (eds.), The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science, London 2005, pp. 31-42.
146. I. Finkelstein, High or Low: Megiddo and Rehov, in T. Levy and T. Higham (eds.), The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science, London 2005, pp. 302-309 (an updated and extended version of No. 134 above).
147. E. Piasetzky and I. Finkelstein, 14C Results from Megiddo, Tel Dor, Tel Rehov and Tel
Hadar: Where do they Lead Us? in T. Levy and T. Higham (eds.), The Bible
and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science, London 2005, pp. 294-301.
148. I. Finkelstein, Shechem in the Late Bronze Age, in Ernst Czerny a.o. (eds.), Timelines: Studies in Hornour of Mandred Bietak, Vienna 2006, pp. 349-356.
149. I. Finkelstein and and N.A. Silberman, Temple and Dynasty: Hezekiah, the Remaking of Judah and the Rise of the Pan-Israelite Ideology, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 30(3) (2006), pp. 259-285.
150. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, Solomon’s Wisdom, Hakeshet Hakhadasha (Spring 2006), pp. 105-119 (Hebrew).
151. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology, Bible and the History of the Iron Age, Zmanim A Historical Quarterly 94 (2006): 54-63 (Hebrew).
152. A. Fantalkin and I. Finkelstein, The Sheshonq I Campaign and the 8th Century Earthquake: More on the Archaeology and History of the South in the Iron I-Iron IIA, Tel Aviv 33 (2006), pp. 18-42.
153. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, Introduction: The 1998-2002 Seasons, in idem (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 1-18.
154. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and J. Peersmann, Area J (the 1998-2000 Seasons), in I.
Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel
Aviv 2006, pp. 29-53.
155. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and R. Deutsch, Western Area M (the 1998-2000 Seasons), in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 66-80.
156. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Area H: A Different Interpretation of the 2000 Season Stratigraphy (Levels H-6 and H-5), in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 143-146.
157. I. Finkelstein, The Iron Age Pottery: Levels L-5, L-3, H-5 and H-4, in I. Finkelstein, D.
Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 303-314.
158. S. Marco, A. Agnon, I. Finkelstein and David Ussishkin, Searching for Megiddo
Earthquakes, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-
2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 568-575.
159. D.O. Cantrell and I. Finkelstein, A Kingdom for a Horse: The Megiddo Stables and Eighth Century Israel, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 643-665.
160. I. Finkelstein, B. Halpern, G. Lehmann and H. M. Niemann, The Megiddo Hinterland
Project, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002
Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 705-776.
161. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, Archaeological and Historical Conclusions, in idem (eds.), Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons, Tel Aviv 2006, pp. 843-859.
162. E. Zapassky, I. Finkelstein and I. Benenson, Ancient Standards of Volume: Negevite Iron Age Pottery (Israel) as a Case Study in 3D Modeling, Journal of Archaeological Science 33 (2006), pp. 1734-1743.
163. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, The Iron I-IIA in the Highlands and Beyond: 14C Anchors, Pottery Phases and the Shoshenq I Campaign, Levant 38 (2006), pp. 45-61.
164. I. Finkelstein, The Last Labayu: King Saul and the Expansion of the First North Israelite Territorial Entity, in Y. Amit, E. Ben Zvi, I. Finkelstein and O. Lipschits (eds.), Essays on Ancient Israel in its Near Eastern Context, A Tribute to Nadav Na’aman, Winona Lake 2006, pp. 171-177.
165. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Two Notes on Early Bronze Age Megiddo, in P. de Miroschedji and A. Maeir (eds.), “I Will Speak the Riddles of Ancient Times”, Archaeological and Historical Studies in Honor of Amihai Mazar, Winona Lake 2006, pp. 7-23 (half of this article is a version of No. 128 above).
166. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, E. 14C and the Iron Age Chronology Debate: Rehov, Khirbet en-Nahas, Dan and Megiddo. Radiocarbon 48(3) (2006), pp. 373-386.
167. I. Finkelstein, [De]formation of the Israelite State: A Rejoinder on Methodology. Near
Eastern Archaeology 68 (2005), pp. 202-208.
168. Y. Goren, N. Na’aman, H. Mommsen and I. Finkelstein, Provenance Study and Re-evaluation of the Cuneiform Documents from the Egyptian Residency at Tel Aphek, Egypt and the Levant XVI (2006), pp. 161-171.
169. I. Finkelstein, Hazor at the End of the Late Bronze Age: A Reassessment, Ugarit- Forschungen 37 (2005), pp. 341-349.
170. I. Finkelstein, La Guerre des Six Jours et la révolution de l’archéologie biblique, La Règle du Jeu, Paris 2007, pp. 184-197.
171. I. Finkelstein, Is the Philistine Paradigm Still Viable? In: M. Bietak and E. Czerny (eds.), The Synchronization of Civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second Millennium B.C. III, Vienna 2007, pp. 517-523.
172. D. Ussishkin, Z. Herzog, L. Singer-Avitz and I. Finkelstein, Has the palace of King David in Jerusalem been Found? New Studies on Jerusalem 13, Ramat Gan 2007, pp. 35-45 (Hebrew). Hebrew version of No. 12 above.
173. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Persian Period and the Wall of Nehemiah, New Studies on Jerusalem 13, Ramat Gan 2007, pp. 47-57 (Hebrew). Hebrew version of No. 180 below.
174. I. Finkelstein, On Vanished Pottery and Unexplained Population Growth: An Answer to Nadav Naaman Regarding the Expansion of Jerusalem in the Eighth Century BCE. Zion 72 (2007), pp. 325-337.
175. I. Finkelstein, Iron I Khirbet et-Tell and Khirbet Raddana: Methodological Lessons, in S. White Crawford (ed.), “Up to the Gates of Ekron”: Essays on the Archaeology and History of the Eastern Mediterranean in Honor of Seymour Gitin, Jerusalem 2007, pp. 107-113.

176. I. Finkelstein, Z. Herzog, L. Singer-Avitz and D. Ussishkin, Has the Palace of King David in Jerusalem been Found? Tel Aviv 34 (2007), pp. 142-164.
177. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbon Dating and Philistine Chronology with an
Addendum on el-Ahwat, Egypt and the Levant 17 (2007), pp. 74-82.
178. R. Shahak-Gross and I. Finkelstein, Subsistence Practices in an Arid Environment:
A Geoarchaeological Investigation In An Iron Age Site, The Negev Highlands, Israel,
Journal of Archaeological Science 35 (2008), pp. 965-982.
179. I. Finkelstien, The Archaeology of the List of Returnees in Ezra and Nehemiah, Palestine
Exploration Quarterly 140 (2008), pp. 7-16.
180. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Persian (and Early Hellenistic) Period and the Wall of
Nehemiah. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 32 (2008), pp. 501-520.
181. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, 14C and the History of Copper Production at Khirbet en- Nahas, Tel Aviv 35 (2008), pp. 82-95.
182. I. Finkelstein, The Settlement History of Jerusalem in the Eighth and Seventh Centuries BCE, Revue Biblique 115 (2008), pp. 499-515.
183. I. Finkelstein, A. Fantalkin and E. Piasetzky, Three Snapshots of the Iron IIA: The Northern Valleys, the Southern Steppe and Jerusalem, in L.L. Grabbe (ed.), Israel in Transition: From Late Bronze II to Iron IIA (c. 1250-850 BCE): Volume 1. The Archaeology, New York 2008, pp. 32-44.
184. I. Finkelstein, B. Sass and L. Singer-Avitz, Writing in Iron IIA Philistia in the Light of the Tel Zayit Abecedary. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 124 (2008), pp. 1-14.
185. I. Finkelstein, The Revolution in Biblical Archaeology, Alpayim, Journal for Contemporary Thought and Literature 33 (2008), pp. 140-148 (Hebrew).
186. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, The Date of Kuntillet ‘Ajrud: The 14C Perspective. Tel Aviv 35 (2008), pp. 175-185.
187. E. Zapassky, I. Finkelstein and I. Benenson, Computing Abilities in Antiquity: The Royal Judahite Storage Jars as a Case-Study, Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 16 (2009), pp. 51-67.
188. I. Finkelstein, Una actualizacion de la Cronologia Baja : arqueologia, historia y Biblia,
Antiguo Oriente 6 (2008), pp. 115-136 (an translation and update of No. 145 above).
189. I. Finkelstein and L. Singer-Avitz, The Pottery of Edom: A Correction, Antiguo Oriente 6 (2008), pp. 13-24.
190. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbon Dating and the Late-Iron I in Northern Canaan: A New Proposal. Ugarit-Forschungen 39 (2007), pp. 247-260.
191. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbon, Iron IIa Destructions and the Israel-Aram Damascus Conflicts in the 9th Century BCE. Ugarit-Forschungen 39 (2007), pp. 261-276.
192. I. Finkelstein, Destructions: Megiddo as a Case Study, in D.J. Schleon (ed.), Exploring the Longue Duree, Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager, Winona Lake 2009, pp. 113-126.
193. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbon-Dated Destruction Layers: A Skeleton for Iron Age Chronology in the Levant. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 28 (2009), pp. 255-274.
194. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, Temple and Dynasty: Hezekiah, the Reformation of Judah and the Emergence of the Pan-Israelite Ideology. Eretz Israel 29: 348-357 (Hebrew, version of No. 149 above).
195. Y. Goren, H. Mommsen, I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman, A Provenance Study of the
Gilgamesh Fragment from Megiddo. Archaeometry 51 (2009), pp. 763-773.
196. R. Shahack-Gross, Mor Gafri and I. Finkelstein, Identifying Threshing Floors in the Archaeological Record: A Test Case at Iron Age Tel Megiddo, Israel, Journal of Field Archaeology 34 (2009), pp. 171-184.
197. I. Finkelstein and L. Singer-Avitz, Reevaluating Bethel, ZDPV 125 (2009), pp. 33-48.
198. I. Finkelstein and L. Singer-Avitz, The Pottery of Khirbet en-Nahas: A Rejoinder, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 141 (2009), pp. 207-218.
199. I. Finkelstein, Persian Period Jerusalem and Yehud: A Rejoinder, Journal of Hebrew
Scriptures 9 (2009), pp. 2-13.
200. I. Finkelstein, The Territorial Extent and Demography of Yehud/Judea in the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods, Revue Biblique 117 (2010), pp. 39-54.
201. E. Boaretto, I. Finkelstein and R. Shahack-Gross, Radiocarbon Results from the Iron IIA Site of Atar Haroa in the Negev Highlands and their Archaeological and Historical Implications, Radiocarbon 52 (2010), pp. 1-12.
202. I. Finkelstein and Eli Piasetzky, Khirbet Qeiyafa: Absolute Chronology, Tel Aviv 37 (2010), pp. 84-88.
203. I. Finkelstein, Kadesh Barnea: A Reevaluation of its Archaeology and History, Tel Aviv 37/1 (2010), pp. 111-125.
204. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbon Dating the Iron Age in the Levant: A Bayesian
Model for Six Ceramic Phases and Six Transitions, Antiquity 84 (2010), pp. 374–385.
205. I. Finkelstein, A Great United Monarchy? Archaeological And Historical Perspectives, in R.G. Kratz and H. Spieckermann, One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, Berlin 2010, pp. 3-28.
206. I. Finkelstein and O. Lipschits, Omride Architecture in Moab: Jahaz and Ataroth, Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palastina-Vereins 126 (2010), pp. 29-42.
207. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, The Iron I/IIA Transition in the Levant: A Reply to Mazar and Bronk Ramsey and a New Perspective, Radiocarbon 52 (2010), pp. 1667-1680.
208. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology as High Court in Ancient Israelite History: A Reply to Nadav
Na’aman, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 10 (2010), Article 19.
209. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, The Iron Age Chronology Debate: Is the Gap Narrowing?
Near Eastern Archaeology 74 (2011), pp. 50-54.
210. I. Finkelstein, Rehoboam’s Fortresses Cities (II Chr 11,5-12): A Hasmonean Reality?
Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentlische Wissenschaft 123 (2011), pp. 92–107.
211. A. Fantalkin, I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Iron Age Mediterranean Chronology: A Rejoinder, Radiocarbon 53 (2011), pp. 1–20.
212. I. Finkelstein, Tell el-Umeiri in the Iron I: Facts and Fiction, in I. Finkelstein and N.
Na’aman, eds., The Fire Signals of Lachish, Studies on the Archaeology and History of Israel in the Late Bronze Age, Iron Age and Persian Period in honor of David Ussishkin, Winona Lake 2011, pp. 113-128.
213. I. Finkelstein, Arqueologia I text al tercer millenni: una respective des del centre. In:

Viatge a l’Orient Biblic, Barcelona 2011 (Spanish translation of No. 114 above).
214. I. Finkelstein, Stages in the Territorial Expansion of the Northern Kingdom. Vetus
Testamentum 61 (2011) 227-242.
215. I. Finkelstein, Tell el-Ful Revisited: The Assyrian and Hellenistic Periods (With a New
Identification). Palestine Exploration Quarterly 143 (2011), pp. 106–118.
216. I. Finkelstein, I. Koch and O. Lipschits, The Mound on the Mount: A Solution to the
“Problem with Jerusalem”? Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 11 (2011, Article 12).
217. I. Finkelstein, The “Large Stone Structure” in Jerusalem: Reality versus Yearning, ZDPV 127 (2011), pp. 1-10.
218. I. Finkelstein, Saul, Benjamin and the Emergence of “Biblical Israel”: An Alternative View, ZAW 123 (2011), pp. 348–367.
219. I. Finkelstein, The “Large Stone Structure”: Facts versus Yearning, City of David Studies of Ancient Jerusalem 6 (2011), pp. 15-29(Hebrew of No. 217 above).
220. I. Finkelstein and N.A. Silberman, Templo y dinastia. In: M. Campagno et al. (eds.), El Estado en el Mediterraneo Antiguo. Madrid 2011, pp. 105-134 (updated, Spanish translation of no. 149 above).
221. I. Finkelstein, Observations on the Layout of Iron Age Samaria, Tel Aviv 38 (2011), pp. 194–207.
222. A. Eliyahu-Behar, N. Yahalom-Mack, S. Shilstein, A. Zukerman, C. Shafer-Elliott, A.M. Maeir, I. Finkelstein and S. Weiner, Iron and Bronze Production in Iron Age IIA Philistia: New Evidence from Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel, Journal of Archaeological Science 39 (2012), pp. 255-267.
223. O. Lipschits and I. Finkelstein, The House of Omri in Moab: Jahaz and Ataroth, Eretz-Israel 30 (2011), pp. 290-299 (Hebrew version of No. 206 above).
224. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Iron Age: Archaeology and Text; Reality and Myth, in K. Galor and G. Avni (eds.), The Jerusalem Perspective: 150 Years of Archaeological Research in the Holy City, Winona Lake 2011, pp. 189-201.
225. N. Porat, G.A. Duller, H.M. Roberts, E. Piasetzky and I. Finkelstein, OSL Dating in
Multi-Strata Tel: Megiddo (Israel) as a Case Study, Quaternary Geochronology 30 (2012), pp. 1-8.
226. I. Finkelstein and O. Lipschits, The Genesis of Moab, Levant 43 (2011), pp. 139-152.
227. I. Finkelstein, The Great Wall of Tell en-Nasbeh (Mizpah), The First Fortifications in Judah and 1 Kings 15: 16-22. Vetus Testamentum 62 (2012), pp. 14-28.
228. I. Finkelstein, The Historical Reality behind the Genealogical Lists in 1 Chronicles, Journal of Biblical Literature 131 (2012), pp. 65-83.
229. L. Zapassky, Y. Gadot, I. Finkelstein and I. Benenson, An Ancient Relation between Units of Length and Volume Based on a Sphere, PLoS ONE 7/3 (2012).
230. I. Finkelstein et al., Reconstructing Ancient Israel: Integrating Macro and Micro
Archaeology, Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel 1 (2012), pp. 133-150.
231. I. Finkelstein and A. Fantalkin, Khirbet Qeiyafa: An Unsensational Archaeological and
Historical Interpretation, Tel Aviv 39 (2012), pp. 38-63.
232. A. Shaus, I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Bypassing the Eye of the Beholder: Automated Ostraca Facsimile Evaluation, Maarav 17 (2010), pp. 7-20.
233. S. Faigenbaum, B. Sober, A. Shaus, M. Moinester, E. Piasetzky, G. Bearman, M. Cordonsky and I. Finkelstein, Multispectral Images of Ostraca: Acquisition and Analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 12 (2012): 3581-3590.
234. D. Cabanes, Y. Gadot, M. Cabanes, I. Finkelstein, S. Weiner and R. Shahack-Gross, Human Impact around Settlement Sites: A Phytolith and Mineralogical Study for Assessing Site Boundaries, Phytolith Preservation, and Implications for Spatial Reconstructions using Plant Remains, Journal of Archaeological Science 39 (2012), pp. 2697-2705.
235. I. Finkelstein, Tell el-Farah (Tirzah) and the Early Days of the Northern Kingdom, Revue Biblique 119 (2012): 331-346.
236. I. Finkelstein, Four Notes on Albrightian Biblical Archaeology: Rehov, Megiddo, Jerusalem and Rosh Zayit, in D. Burns and J.W. Rogerson (eds)., Far from Minimal: Celebrating the Work and Influence of Philip R. Davies, New York 2012, pp. 132-141.
237. I. Finkelstein, Comments on the date of Late-Monarchic Judahite Seal Impressions. Tel Aviv 39 (2012), pp. 203-211.
238. L. Weisbrod, G. Bar-Oz, T. Cucchi and I. Finkelstein, The Urban Ecology of Iron Age Tel Megiddo: Using Microvertebrate Remains as Ancient Bio-indicators, Journal of Archaeological Science 40 (2013), pp. 257-267.
239. I. Finkelstein, Y. Gadot, D.M. Master, L.E. Stager, L. Zapassky and I. Benenson, Phoenician “Torpedo” Amphoras and Egypt: Standardization of Volume Based on Linear Dimensions, Egypt and the Levant 21 (2011), pp. 249-260.
240. I. Finkelstein, O. Lipschits and O. Sergi, Tell er-Rumeith in Northern Jordan: Some
Archaeological and Historical Observations, Semitica 55 (2013), pp. 7-23.
241. M. Martin and I. Finkelstein, Iron IIA Pottery from the Negev Highlands: Petrographic Investigation and Historical Implications, Tel Aviv 40 (2013), pp. 6-45.
242. I. Finkelstein, I. Koch and O. Lipschits, The Biblical Gilead: Observations on Identifications, Geographic Divisions and Territorial History. Ugarit-Forschungen 43 (2012), pp. 131-159.
243. I. Finkelstein, Persian Period Yehud and Jerusalem Rejoinders, in J.L. Berquist and A. Hunt eds., Focusing Biblical Studies: The Crucial Nature of the Persian and Hellenistic Periods, Essays in Honor of Douglas A. Knight, New York 2012, pp. 49-62 (an extended version of No.199 above).
244. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, The 2004-2008 Seasons, , in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, eds., Megiddo V: The 2004-2008 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University 31), Tel Aviv 2013, pp. 3-18.
245. I. Finkelstein, Another Interpretation of the Remains: The Nordburg and Chamber F, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, eds., Megiddo V: The 2004-2008 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University 31), Tel Aviv 2013, pp. 228-246.
246. Adi Eliyahu-Behar, Naama Yahalom-Mack, Yuval Gadot and Israel Finkelstein, Metal Working in Area K: A Reevaluation, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, eds., Megiddo V: The 2004-2008 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University 31), Tel Aviv 2013, pp. 1271-1284.
247. I. Finkelstein And D. Ussishkin, In Search For The Middle Bronze City-Gate: Introduction to the Geophysical Surveys, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, eds., Megiddo V: The 2004-2008 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University 31), Tel Aviv 2013, pp. 1285-1287.
248. I. Finkelstein, Archaeological and Historical Conclusions, in I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and E. Cline, eds., Megiddo V: The 2004-2008 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University 31), Tel Aviv 2013, pp. 1329-1340.
249. L. Sapir-Hen, G. Bar-Oz, Y. Gadota and I. Finkelsteina, Pig Husbandry in Iron Age Israel and Judah: New Insights Regarding the Origin of the “Taboo”. ZDPV 129 (2013), pp. 1-20.
250. M.A.S. Martin, A. Eliyahu-Behar, M. Anenburg, Y. Goren and I. Finkelstein, Iron IIA slag-tempered pottery in the Negev Highlands, Israel, Journal of Archaeological Science 40 (2013), pp. 3777-3792.
251. D. Langgut, I. Finkelstein and T. Litt, Climate and the Late Bronze Collapse: New Evidence from the Southern Levant, Tel Aviv 40 (2013), pp. 149–175.
252. I. Finkelstein, The Geographical and Historical Realities behind the Earliest Layer in the David Story, Scandinavian Journal of Old Testament 27 (2013), pp. 131-150.
253. M. Meiri, D. Huchon, G. Bar-Oz, E. Boaretto, L. Kolska Hurwitz, A. Maeir, L. Sapir-Hen, G. Larson, S. Weiner and I. Finkelstein, Ancient DNA and Population Turnover in Southern Levantine Pigs – Signature of the Sea Peoples Migration? Scientific Reports 3: 3035 DOI: 10.1038/srep03035.
254. I. Finkelstein and B. Sass, The West Semitic Alphabetic Inscriptions, Late Bronze II to Iron IIA: Archeological Context, Distribution and Chronology. Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel 2 (2013), pp. 149-220.
255. I. Finkelstein, L’archéologie et l’histoire de Jérusalem (1000 à 700 av. J.C.), Comptes rendus de l’Académie des Inscriptions & Belles-Lettres 2012, II pp. 827-858.
256. M.B. Toffolo, A. Fantalkin, I.S. Lemos, R.C. Felsch, W.-D. Niemeier, G. Sanders, I.
Finkelstein and E. Boaretto, Towards an Absolute Chronology for the Aegean Iron Age: New Radiocarbon Dates from Lefkandi, Kalapodi and Corinth, PLoS ONE 8/12 (2013), e83117.
257. D. Namdar, A. Gilboa, R. Newmann, I. Finkelstein and S. Weiner, Cinnamaldehyde in Early Iron Age Phoenician Flasks Raises the Possibility of Levantine Trade with South East Asia, Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 12/3 (2013), pp. 1-19.
258. N. Yahalom-Mack, Y. Gadot, A. Eliyahu-Behar, S. Bechar, S. Shilstein and I. Finkelstein, Metalworking at Hazor: A long-term perspective, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 33 (2014), pp. 19–45.
259. A. Eliyahu-Behar, N. Yahalom-Mack, Y. Gadot and I. Finkelstein, Iron Smelting and Smithing in Major Urban Centers in Israel during the Iron Age. Journal of Archaeological Science 40 (2013), pp. 4319-4330.
260. I. Finkelstein, The Finds from the Rock-Cut Pool in Jerusalem and the Date of the Siloam Tunnel: An Alternative Interpretation. Semitica et Classica 6 (2013), pp. 279-284.
261. M.B. Toffolo, E. Arie, M.A.S. Martin, E. Boaretto and I. Finkelstein, Absolute Chronology of Megiddo, Israel, in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages: High-Resolution Radiocarbon Dating, Radiocarbon 56 (2014), pp. 221–244.
262. L. Weissbrod, D. Malkinson, Th. Cucchic, Y. Gadot, I. Finkelstein and G. Bar-Oz, Ancient Urban Ecology Reconstructed from Archaeozoological Remains of Small Mammals in the Near East, PLoS ONE 9/3 (2014), e91795.
263. N. Yahalom-Mack, E. Galili, E., I. Segal, A. Eliyahu-Behar, E. Boaretto, S. Shilstein and I. Finkelstein, New Insights to Levantine Copper Trade: Analysis of Ingots from the Bronze and Iron Ages in Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 45 (2014), pp. 159-177.
264. M. Adams, I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, The Great Temple of Early Bronze I Megiddo. American Journal of Archaeology 118: 285-305.
265. R. Shahack-Gross, E. Boaretto, D. Cabanes, O. Katz and I. Finkelstein, Subsistence Economy (2014), pp. 98-117.
266. D. Langgut, F.H. Neumann, M. Stein, A. Wagner, E.J. Kagan, E. Boaretto and I. Finkelstein, Dead Sea Pollen Record and History of Human Activity in the Judean Highlands (Israel) from the Intermediate Bronze into the Iron Ages (∼2500–500 BCE). Palynology 2014: 1-23.
267. Y. Gadot, I. Finkelstein, M. Isserlis, A. Maeir, P. Nahshoni and D. Namdar, Tracking Down Cult: Production, Function and Content of Chalices in Iron Age Philistia. Tel Aviv 41 (2014), pp. 55–76.
268. I. Finkelstein, Geographical Lists in Ezra and Nehemiah in the Light of Archaeology: Persian or Hellenistic? In L.L. Grabbe and O. Lipschits (eds), Judah Between East and West: The Transition from Persian to Greek Rule (ca. 400-200 BCE), Bloomsbury 2012.
269 I. Finkelstein, The Southern Steppe of the Levant ca. 1050-750 BCE: A Framework for a Territorial History, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 146 (2014), pp. 89-104.
270. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology of Tell el-Kheleifeh and the History of Ezion-geber/Elath. Semitica 56 (2014), pp. 105-136.
271. I. Finkelstein and T. Römer, Comments on the Historical Background of the Abraham
Narrative: Between “Realia” and Exegetica”, Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel 3 (2014), pp.
3-23.
272. B. Sober, S. Faigenbaum, I. Beit-Arieh, I. Finkelstein, M. Moinester, E. Piasetzky and A. Shaus, Multispectral Imaging as a Tool for Enhancing the Reading of Ostraca, PEQ 146 (2014), pp. 185-197.
273. D. Langgut, S. Lev-Yadun and I. Finkelstein, The Impact of Olive Orchard Abandonment and Rehabilitation on Pollen Signature: An Experimental Approach to Evaluating Fossil Pollen Data. Ethnoarchaeology 6 (2014), pp. 121-135.
274. I. Finkelstein and D. Langgut, Dry Climate in the Middle Bronze I and its Impact on Settlement Patterns in the Levant and Beyond: New Pollen Evidence, Journal of Near Eastern Studies 73 (2014), pp. 219-234.
275. O. Lipschits, I. Finkelstein and I. Koch, Mound on the Mount: A Possible Solution to the Problem with Jerusalem, an Update, New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Region VIII (2014), pp. 161-175 (updated, Hebrew version of No. 216 above).
276. I. Finkelstein and Th. Römer, Comments on the Historical Background of the Jacob Narrative in Genesis. Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentlische Wissenschaft 126 (2014), pp. 317–338.
277. L. Sapir-Hen, Y. Gadot and I. Finkelstein, Environmental and Historical Impacts on Long Term Animal Economy: The Southern Levant in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages, Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 57 (2014), pp. 703-744.
278. I. Finkelstein, Settlement Patterns and Territorial Polity in the Transjordanian Highlands in the Late Bronze Age, Ugarit-Forschungen 45 (2014), pp. 143-159.
279. S. Faigenbauma, B. Sober, I. Finkelsteinc, M. Moinester, E. Piasetzky, A. Shaus and M. Cordonsky, Multispectral Imaging of Two Hieratic Ostraca from Qubur el-Walaydah, Egypt and the Levant 24 (2014), pp. 349-354.
280. I. Finkelstein, The Shephelah and Jerusalem’s Western Border in the Amarna Period, Egypt and the Levant 24 (2014), pp. 265-274.
281. J. Regev, I. Finkelstein, M.J. Adams and E. Boaretto, Wiggled-Matched 14C Chronology of Early Bronze Megiddo and the Synchronization of Egyptian and Levantine Chronologies, Egypt and the Levant 24 (2014), pp. 241-264.

Tradition, in Thomas E. Levy, Thomas Schneider and William H.C. Propp (eds.), Israel’s Exodus in Transdisciplinary Perspective: Text, Archaeology, Culture, and Geoscience, New York 2015, pp. 39-54.
283. A. Fantalkin, I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Late Helladic to Middle Geometric Aegean and Contemporary Cypriot Chronologies: A Radiocarbon View from the Levant, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 373 (2015), pp. 25-48.
284. I. Finkelstein, S. Weiner and E. Boaretto, Preface—The Iron Age in Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspectives, Radiocarbon 57/2 (2015), pp. 197-206.
285. D. Langgut, I. Finkelstein, T. Litt, F.H. Neumann and M. Stein, Vegetation and Climate Changes during the Bronze and Iron Ages (~3600–600 BCE) in the Southern Levant Based on Palynological Records, Radiocarbon 57/2 (2015), pp. 217-236.
286. R. Shahack-Gross and I. Finkelstein, Settlement Oscillations in the Negev Highlands
Revisited: The Impact of Microarchaeological Methods, Radiocarbon 57/2 (2015), pp.
253-264.
287. L. Sapir-Hen, M. Meiri and I. Finkelstein, Iron Age Pigs: New Evidence on Their Origin and Role in Forming Identity Boundaries, Radiocarbon 57/2 (2015), pp. 307-316.
288. S. Faigenbaum-Golovin, A. Shaus, B. Sober, I. Finkelstein, D. Levin, M. Moinester, E.
Piasetzky and E. Turkel, Computerized Paleographic Investigation of Hebrew Iron Age
Ostraca, Radiocarbon 57/2 (2015), pp. 317-325.
289. I. Finkelstein, Migration of Israelites into Judah after 720 BCE: An Answer and An Update. ZAW 127 (2015), pp. 188-206.
290. L. Sapir-Hen, Y. Gadot and I. Finkelstein, Animal Economy in Jerusalem and its Vicinity in the 8th-6th Centuries BCE: Relationship between A Temple City and its Countryside (Hebrew version of no. … below). New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Vicinity 9 (2015), pp. 99-106 (Hebrew).
291. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbon Dating Khirbet Qeiyafa and the Iron I-IIA Phases in the Shephelah: Methodological Comments and a Bayesian Model. Radiocarbon 57 (2015), pp. 891–907.
292. S. Faigenbaum-Golovin, C.A. Rollston, E. Piasetzky, B. Sober and I. Finkelstein, The Ophel (Jerusalem) Ostracon in Light of New Multispectral Images, Semitica 57 (2015), pp. 113-137.
293. L. Regev, D. Cabanes, R. Homsher, A. Kleiman, S. Weiner, I. Finkelstein and R.
Shahack-Gross, Geoarchaeological Investigation in a Domestic Iron Age Quarter, Tel
Megiddo, Israel. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 374 (2015), pp.
135–57.

C2. ARTICLES, IN PRESS AND SUBMITTED

1. I. Finkelstein, The Expansion of the Kingdom of Amurru in the Light of the Petrographic Investigation of the Amarna Tablets and the Textual Evidence, Proceedings of the Third Conference of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (a version of No. 125 above).
2. S. Marco, A. Agnon, I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Archaeoseismic Observations by the Carmel Fault: Megiddo (Armageddon) versus Yoqneam.

3. I. Finkelstein, The Role of Archaeology in Reconstructing Biblical History, in W. Daum ed. Interpreting the Qur’an and Aljazeera: Perspectives on East-West Alienation. To be published by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.
4. I. Finkelstein, Notes on the Historical Setting of Kuntillet ‘Ajrud, in B. Schmidt, ed. Kuntillet ‘Ajrud volume.
5. A. Shaus, B. Sober, O. Tzang, Z. Ioffe, O. Cheshnovsky, I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Raman Mapping of Biblical Period Ostraca: Bypassing the Ink Composition Analysis, Raman Spectroscopy.
6. I. Finkelstein, Nehemiah’s Adversaries: A Hasmonaean Reality? Transeuphratene
(accepted).
7 . L. Sapir-Hen, A. Sasson, A. Kleiman and I. Finkelstein, Social Stratification in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages: An Intra-Site Investigation at Megiddo, Oxford Journal of Archaeology (accepted).
8. I. Finkelstein, The Southern Steppe of the Land of Israel in the Early Phases of the Iron Age: Territorial History. In Yizhar Hirschfeld Memorial Volume, ed. J. Patrich (Hebrew version of Article 269 above).
9. I. Finkelstein, Israel and Aram: Reflections on their Border, in M. Oeming and O. Sergi, eds., In Search of Aram and Israel: Politics, Culture and Identity.
10. N. Yahalom-Mack, A. Eliyahu-Behar, M.A.S. Martin, A. Kleiman, R. Shahak-Gross, R.
Homsher, Y. Gadot and I. Finkelstein, Metalworking at Megiddo during the Late Bronze and Iron Ages, Journal of Near Eastern Studies (accepted).
11. I. Finkelstein, Does Rehob of the Beth-shean Valley Appear in the Bible? Biblische
Notizen (accepted).
12. I. Finkelstein and T. Römer, Early North Israelite ‘Memories’ on Moab. In: K. Schmid et al. (eds.), The Pentateuch within Biblical Literature: Formation and Interaction.
13. L. Sapir-Hen, Y. Gadot and I. Finkelstein, Animal Economy in Jerusalem and its
Hinterland in the Iron Age II.
14. I. Finkelstein, History of Ancient Israel: Archaeology and the Biblical Record – The View from 2015. Rivista Biblica (accepted).
15. I. Finkelstein, The Levant and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Early Phases of the Iron Age: The View from Micro-Archaeology, in Joan Aruz (ed.), From Assyria to Iberia (a Metropolitan Museum volume, accepted).
16. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem and Judah 600-200 BCE: Implications for Understanding Pentateuchal Texts, in The Fall of Jerusalem and the Rise of the Torah (Rome PBI conference, accepted).
17. I. Finkelstein and Y. Gadot, Mozah, Nephtoah and Royal Estates in the Jerusalem
Highlands. Semitica et Classica (accepted).
18. N. Yahalom-Mack, M. Martin, O. Tirosh, Y. Erel and I. Finkelstein, Lead Isotope
Analysis of Slag-Tempered Negev Highlands Pottery. Antiguo Oriente (accepted).
19. I. Finkelstein, The Pentateuch: Archaeology and History, in J. Baden and C. Nihan, The
Oxford Handbook of the Pentateuch.
20. D. Langgut, M.J. Adams and I. Finkelstein, Climate, Olive Horticulture and Settlement Patterns in the Southern Levant during the Early Bronze and Intermediate Bronze Ages (ca. 3600-1950 BCE). Levant (submitted).
21. A. Junge, J. Lomax, R. Shahack-Gross, Z.C. Dunseth, I. Finkelstein and M. Fuchs, OSL Age Determination of Archaeological Structures Using Trapped Aeolian Sediments: A Case Study from the Negev Highlands, Israel, Geoarchaeology (submitted).
22. I. Finkelstein, Compositional Phases, Geography and Historical Setting behind Judges 4-5 and the Location of Harosheth-ha-goiim, Journal of Biblical Literature (submitted).
23. R. Shaar, L. Tauxe, H. Ron, A. Agnon, Y. Ebert, S. Zuckernam and I. Finkelstein, Large
Geomagnetic Field Anomalies Revealed in Bronze to Iron Age Archeomagnetic Data
from Tel Megiddo and Tel Hazor, Israel, Earth and Planetary Science Letters (submitted).
24. I. Finkelstein, Historical-Geographical Observations on the Ehud Tale in Judges.
25. I. Finkelstein, The Old Jephthah Tale in Judges: Geographical and Historical
Considerations, Biblica (accepted).

D. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

1. I. Finkelstein, Une énigme de l’époque du Bronze Récent: la localisation du royaume d’Alashiya, Lettres du Collège de France 7 (2003), p. 10.
2. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Comment on “14C Dates from Tel Rehov: Iron Age
Chronology, Pharaohs, and Hebrew Kings”, Science 302 (24th October 2003), p. 568b.

E1. PAPERS PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

1. I. Finkelstein, Respondent, Archaeology, History and Bible, The International Congress for Biblical Archaeology, marking the 70th Anniversary of the Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem 1984 (by invitation).
2. I. Finkelstein, The Hill Country of Canaan in the Amarna Period, An International Symposium to Commemorate the Cenntenial Anniversary of the Discovery of Tell el- Amarna, Chicago 1987.
3. I. Finkelstein, New Excavation and Survey Data on Early Israelite Highland Villages, the Joint Symposium of the Society for Biblical Literature and the American Schools of Oriental Research on “New Perspectives on the Emergence of Israel in Canaan, Boston 1987 (by invitation).
4. I. Finkelstein, The Value of Demographic Data from Recent Generations for Environmental Archaeology and Historical Research, Archaeology, Social History and Biblical Studies, Society for Biblical Literature International Meeting 1988, Sheffield England (by invitation).
5. I. Finkelstein, The Hill Country in the Intermediate Bronze Age, the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Society for Biblical Literature, Chicago 1988.
6. I. Finkelstein, Dimorphic Chiefdoms in the Hill Country in the Second Millennium BCE, The Pre-Congress Symposium, The Second International Congress on Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 1990.
7. I. Finkelstein, Environmental Archaeology and Social History: Demographic and

Economic Aspects of the Monarchic Period, The Second Internatinal Congress on
Biblical Archaeology, Jerusalem 1990 (by invitation).
8. I. Finkelstein, Towards A Consensus on the Emergence of Israel in Canaan, the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Society for Biblical Literature, New Orleans 1990 (by invitation).
9. I. Finkelstein, Towards New Periodization and Nomenclature for the Archaeology of the Southern Levant, The Study of the Ancient Near East in the 21st Century, The W.F. Albright Centennial Conference, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore 1991 (by invitation).
10. I. Finkelstein, The Days of Manasseh: The Archaeological Evidence, the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Society for Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 1992.
11. I. Finkelstein, Israelite Settlement in Canaan: From Chiefdom to State, in
Archaeology in the Holy Land: New Approaches to the Past – The 1990’s and Beyond, The University of California, San Diego, January 1993 (by invitation).
12. I. Finkelstein, From Pots to People Once Again: Archaeology, History, and Ethnicity in Iron Age Israel, in The Archaeology of Israel: Constructing the Past, Interpreting the Present, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, May 1994 (by invitation).
13. I. Finkelstein, Philistine Chronology: High, Middle or Low, in Mediterranean People in Transition: Thirteenth to Early Tenth Centuries B.C.E., Jerusalem, the Hebrew University,
April 1995 (by invitation).
14. I. Finkelstein, In Search for the Archaeology of the United Monarchy, in The Formation of the State: Historical, Archaeological and Sociological Problems in the Period of the United Monarchy in Israel, The German Protestant Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem, June 1995 (by invitation).
15. I. Finkelstein and B. Halpern, The Survey of the Megiddo Countryside, Special
Session on the Archaeology of Megiddo, the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Society for Biblical Literature ASOR/SBL Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 1995.
16. I. Finkelstein, The Late Bronze and Iron Ages: Some Preliminary Conclusions,
Special Session on the Archaeology of Megiddo, the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Society for Biblical Literature ASOR/SBL Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 1995.
17. I. Benenson, I. Finkelstein and A. Levi, GIS for Analysis of Settlement Transformations: The Case Study of the Highlands of Canaan in the Bronze and Iron Ages, in Geographic Information Systems & Related Applications, Italy, September
1996.
18. Round table conference on The Synchronization of Civilizations in the Eastern
Mediterranean in the Second Millennium B.C., Schloss Haindorf, Austria, November
1996 (by invitation).
19. I. Finkelstein, Israel vs. Judah in Biblical Times: Origins, Material Culture and Socio-Political Formations, The Singularity of Israel and its Self-Image in Biblical Times, The World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 1997 (by invitation).

20. Y. Goren, I. Finkelstein and N. Naaman, Production of Clay Cuneiform Tablets during The 2nd Millennium BCE, Ceramic Technology and Production, The British Museum, November 1997.
21. I. Finkelstein, The 10th Century BCE Stratigraphy Pottery and Bible: The View from Megiddo, in Where is the 10th Century, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 1997 (by invitation).
22. I. Finkelstein, The Early Bronze Temples: Forerunners of Canaanite Cult, in the
Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, San Francisco, November 1997.
23. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology and the Bible: Where Do We Stand Today? Near Eastern Archaeology into the 21st Century: New Methods, New Interpretations, New Challenges, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, January 1998 (by invitation).
24. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley in the Transition from the Late Bronze II to the Iron I, Recycling, Hoarding and Trade in Bronze in the 13th-11th Centuries BCE, University of Haifa, April 1998 (by invitation).
25. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of the National States in the Iron Age: Archaeology and Text, Archaeology and the Bible: From Canaan to Ancient Israel, University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, November 1998 (by invitation).
26. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo 1996-1998: The Iron Age, the Annual Meeting of the American
Schools of Oriental Research, Boston 1999.
27. I. Finkelstein, The Results of the Renewed Excavations at Megiddo: A New History, Megiddo as Rashumon, The Contribution of Archaeology to Biblical History, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Research, Boston 1999.
28. I. Finkelstein, City States to States: Polity Dynamics in the 10th-9th Centuries BCE,
Symbiosis, Symbolism and the Power of the Past: Ancient Israel and its Neighbors from the Late Bronze Age through Roman Palestine, The W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research and the American Schools of Oriental Research Centennial Symposium, Jerusalem, May 2000 (by invitation).
29. I. Finkelstein, Text and Archaeology in the Year 2000: A View from the Center, Opening address of the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Nashville 2000 (by invitation).
30. I. Finkelstein, Iron Age Jerusalem and Judah: Between Abdi-Heba and Josiah, Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology session, Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature Annual, Nashville 2000 (by invitation).
31. I. Finkelstein, The System of Canaanite City-States, in a special session on Text, Archaeology and Science: A Petrographic Investigation of the Amarna Letters, Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Nashville 2000.
32. I. Finkelstein, The Impact of Late-Monarchic Judah on the Judeo-Christian Civilization, The Three Religions, Venice, October 2000 (by invitation).
33. I. Finkelstein, Archaeology and Text in the Year 2000: A View from the Center, the
‘Main Program’ of The International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament
XVIIth Congress, Basel, August 2001 (by invitation).
34. I. Finkelstein, The Chronology Debate: The Levant in the Early Iron II, The Third
International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Paris, April 2002.
35. I. Finkelstein, The Expansion of the Kindgom of Amurru in the Light of the Petrographic Investigation of the Amarna Tablets and the Textual Evidence, The Third International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Paris, April 2002.
36. I. Finkelstein, Seventh Century BCE Aegean Mercenaries in Philistia, The Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar: Cultural Exchange and Appropriation in the Mediterranean World, Pennsylvania State University, November 2002 (by invitation).
37. I. Finkelstein, Archaeological and Historical Conclusions, Ten Years of Renewed Excavations at Megiddo, The Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Toronto 2002.
38. I. Finkelstein, A Kingdom for a Horse: The Megiddo Stables and Eighth Century Israel, Mounts on the Mound – the Megiddo Horses Revisited, Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Toronto 2002.
39. I. Finkelstein, From Canaanites to Israelites: When, How and Why? Recent Trends in Reconstructing the History of Ancient Isreal, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, March 2003 (by invitation).
40. I. Finkelstein, Is the Philistine Paradigm Still Viable? SCIEM 2000 Euroconference for
The Mycenean and Seapeoples section. Vienna 2003 (by invitation).
41. I. Finkelstein, The Low Chronology: Archaeology, History, Bible and Panic, Radiocarbon Dating and the Iron Age of the Southern Levant, Oxford, September 2004 (by invitation).
42. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, 14C Results from Megiddo, Dor, Tel Rehov and Tel Hadar: Where do they Lead us? Radiocarbon Dating and the Iron Age of the Southern Levant, Oxford, September 2004 (by invitation).
43. I. Finkelstein, High and Low: Megiddo and Tel Rehov, Radiocarbon Dating and the Iron Age of the Southern Levant, Oxford, September 2004.
44. I. Finkelstein, L’impact de David et de Salomon sur la conception de la royauté en Occident. Colloque Sorbonne/Tel-Aviv: Penser les frontières culturelles a l’ère de la mondialisation, Tel Aviv, May 2006 (by invitation).
45. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Iron Age: Archaeology and Text, Reality and Myth, in: The Jerusalem Perspective: 150 Years of Archaeological Research, Brown University, November 2006 (by invitation).
46. I. Finkelstein, ‘New Canaan’ an Update, in The Transition from the Late Bronze to the Iron Age at Megiddo and the North, the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Washington DC, November 2006.
47. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Persian Period and the Wall of Nehemiah, Judah Between East and West, The Transition from Persian to Greek Rule (ca. 400-200 BCE), Tel Aviv, April 2007.
48. I. Finkelstein and E. Piasetzky, Radiocarbonizing Biblical History, Reconstructing the
History of Ancient Israel: Diverse Methods and Techniques, Tel Aviv, January 2008.
49. I. Benenson, I. Finkelstein and E. Zapassky, Ancient Standards of Volume: The Study of Negebite Iron Age Cylindrical Vessels and Judahite LMLK Storage Jars, New Approaches for Computer Applications in the Archaeology and Cultural Heritage of the Levant, Ben- Gurion University, May 2008.
50. I. Finkelstein, A Great United Monarchy? Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on the Time of David and Solomon, in On God – One Nation: Archaeological, Biblical and Historical Perspectives (A German-Israeli conference), Jerusalem, September 2008 (by invitation).

51. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Persian Period and the Wall of Nehemiah, Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Boston, November 2008 (by invitation).
52. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo Update: The Late Bronze and Iron Ages, Annual Meeting of the
Society for Biblical Literature, Boston, November 2008 (by invitation).
53. I. Finkelstein, Observations on Late Bronze and Iron Age Destructions, Cities in Change: Decay Destruction and Rebirth, Institute for Advanced Studies, the Hebrew University, June 2009.
54. I. Finkelstein, Opening Remarks: Micro Archaeology and Macro History in Reconstructing Ancient (Biblical) Israel, Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research,Atlanta, November 2010.
55. I. Finkelstein, Khirbet Qeiyafa, An Un-Sensational Interpretation, Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, November 2010.
56. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo (and Beyond) in the 10th-9th Centuries BCE, Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, November 2010 (by invitation).
57. I. Finkelstein, Reflections on Micro and Macro-Archaeology: Context Comes First, Micro Archaeology Workshop, the Weizmann Institute of Science, April 2011 (by invitation).
58. M. Toffolo, S. Weiner, I. Finkelstein, A. Fantalkin, A. Maeir, D. Master, E. Boaretto, Contexts, Site-Formation Processes and Chronology: An Attempt to Improve the Iron Age
14C Sequence from the Eastern Mediterranean, Radiocarbon and Archaeology: 6th In
International Symposium, Paphos, April 2011.
59. M. Moinester, E. Piasetzky, A. Fantalkin and I. Finkelstein, RHX Dating of Archaeological Ceramics, Radiocarbon and Archaeology: 6th In International Symposium, Paphos, April 2011
60. I. Finkelstein, The Iron Age Archaeology and Exact and Life Sciences Project and its
Mediterranean Aspects, Symposium of Mediterranean Archaeology, Florence, March
2012.
61. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo Highlights: After 20 Years in the Field. Symposium of
Mediterranean Archaeology, Florence, March 2012. Keynote Address.
62. I. Finkelstein, Introduction: From Micro Archaeology to Macro History, 8th International Congress for the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Warsaw 2012.
63. I. Finkelstein, So What Have we Learned from All This? 8th International Congress for the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Warsaw 2012.
64. E. Boaretto, I. Finkelstein and M. Toffolo, Radiocarbon Dating of Multi Strata Mound: Ten Dated Horizons in 600 Years at Megiddo. 8th International Congress for the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Warsaw 2012.
65. I. Finkelstein, respondent, Ancient Greece and Ancient Israel: Interactions and Parallels, Tel Aviv, 2012.
66. I. Finkelstein and D. Langgut, New Evidence on the Collapse of the Egypto-Canaanite System in the Levant at the End of the Late Bronze Age and the Recovery in the Iron I, Analyzing Collapse: Destruction, Abandonment and Memory, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
67. I. Finkelstein, The Wilderness Itineraries, What How and When did Biblical Authors Know about the Southern Desert, Keynote address in Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus between Text and Memory, History and Imagination, San Diego, June 2013 (keynote address, by invitation).

68. I. Finkelstein, The Historical Setting of Kuntillet Ajrud, International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Munich August 2013 (read in absence).
69. R. Shaar, L. Tauxe1, H. Ron, A. Agnon, E. Ben-Yosef and I. Finkelstein, Decadal to millennial scale archaeointensity variations in the Levant, American Geophysical Union’s
46th annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2013.
70. Eran Arie and Israel Finkelstein, New Light on the Destruction of Egypto-Canaanite Megiddo and the Sea Peoples, in Twenty Years of Digging at Megiddo: Macro and Micro Archaeology Discoveries, Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental
Research, Baltimore 2013.
71. Elisabetta Boaretto and Israel Finkelstein, Radiocarbon Results as a Framework for Discussing the History of Ancient Israel, in Reconstructing Ancient Israel: How the Exact and Life Sciences Illuminate Biblical History, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Research, Baltimore 2013.
72. I. Finkelstein, M.A.S. Martin, S. Ben-Dor Evian and R. Shahack-Gross, Investigations in the Negev Highlands and the History of Ancient Israel, in Reconstructing Ancient Israel: How the Exact and Life Sciences Illuminate Biblical History, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Research, Baltimore 2013.
73. I. Finkelstein, North Israelite “Memories” in the Book of Numbers, The Pentateuch within Biblical Literature: Formation and Interaction, Jerusalem 2014 (by invitation).
74. I. Finkelstein, Aram and Israel: Some Cultural and Historical Reflections, in Aram and Israel: Cultural Interaction, Political Borders and Construction of Identity during the Early Iron Age, Heidelberg University, September 2014 (by invitation).
75. I. Finkelstein, Shaping the Map of the Levant: Sheshonq I of Egypt and Hazael of Damascus, Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, The Metropolitan Museum, New York, November 2014 (by invitation).
76. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem and Judah 600-200 BCE: Implications for Understanding Texts in the Pentateuch, in The Fall of Jerusalem and the Rise of the Torah, Pontifical Biblical Institute Rome, March 2015 (by invitation).
77. M. Meiri and I. Finkelstein, Ancient DNA of Pigs and Mobility between the Aegean and the Levant in the Late Second Millennium BCE, Studying Human Evolution from Ancient DNA, Institute for Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, May 2015.

E3. SPECIAL LECTURES AND SYMPOSIA (all by invitation)

1. I. Finkelstein, The Israelite Settlement in Canaan in the Light of New Archaeological Field Work, Symposium on the Archaeology of Israel, California State University, Fullerton, March 1987.
2. I. Finkelstein, The Sam Ivry Lectures, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, October
1992.
3. I. Finkelstein, The Israelite Settlement in the Light of Archaeology, Journee d’etude d’automne de la Societe Suisse pour l’etude du Proche Orient ancien, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1991.
4. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of Early Israel, The Annual Meeting of the Dutch Society for the Ancient Near East, Groningen 1993.

5. I. Finkelstein, The Shiloh Excavations, The 25th anniversary of the Society for the
Archaeology of Palestine in Holland, Groningen, May 1993.
6. I. Finkelstein, The Emergence of Early Israel in Light of New Archaeological Data from the Highlands, Symposium on the Archaeology and the Israelite Conquest, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium, November 1994.
7. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo and Egypt: Fresh Light from the Renewed Excavations, Colloquium on New Archaeological Investigations in Israel, University of Vienna, November 1996.
8. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of Early Israel: Archaeology and Ethnicity, The Irene
Levi-Sala Annual Research Seminar, Israel’s Origin – Current Debate, Institute of
Archaeology, University College London, London, May 1997.
9. I. Finkelstein, State Formation in the Iron Age, Journee d’etude de la Societe Suisse pour l’etude du Proche Orient ancien, Fribourg, January 1999.
10. I. Finkelstein, The Rise of Early Israel: Archaeology and Ethnicity, Collège de France, May 1999.
11. I. Finkelstein, The United Monarchy: Between Archaeology and Biblical Ideology, The Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society (a special event for its 40th anniversary) and the Friends of the British Museum, The British Museum, November 2002.
12. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology and History of David and Solomon, The Great Debate, University of California Los Angeles, June 2003.
13. Special colloquium in Detroit: Digging for the Truth: Archaeology and the Bible, October
2005 (debate with Amihai Mazar over six issues).
14. I. Finkelstein, Highlands Village Capitals in the Levant, The Concept of Urban Change, Les Treilles, France, July 2009.
15. I. Finkelstein, It is All about Timing: How the Laboratory Helps Reconstructing the History of Biblical Israel, Dialogue between Science and Society, A Special Symposium Celebrating the Weizmann Institute’s 60th Anniversary, The Weizmann Institute of Science, November 2009.
16. I. Finkelstein, Special guest lecturer in the “Bibel und Archäologie” weekend (four lectures), Bad Boll Germany, November 2009.
17. I. Finkelstein, The Persian Period: Some Skeptical Remarks, The Persian Period: Text and Context (an international symposium), Tel Aviv, May 2011.
18. I. Finkelstein, The Negev and Southern Transjordan in the Iron I-IIA: An Archaeological -Historical Reconstruction, The Arabian Trade between Image and Reality, CNRS Paris, May 2012.
19. I. Finkelstein, L’Archéologie et l’Histoire de Jérusalem de 1000 à 700 av. JC, the
Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Paris, May 2012.
20. I. Finkelstein, panel member in Archéologie et histoire: Quand la politique s’en mêle, Forum Democracy and Religion, organized by the Institut Français, Tel Aviv, June 2012.
21. I. Finkelstein, Bible and Archaeology or Archaeology and Bible: Between ‘Histoire Regressive’ and ‘Deconstruction Positive’, Racconta, archeologia, storia; La vicenda di Israele tra memoria e rilettura, Palermo, May 2014.
22. I. Finkelstein, The “Conquest of Canaan” and the “Period of the Judges”: An Archaeological Perspective, in Der Übergang zwischen den Büchern Josua und Richter, University of Göttingen, March 2015.

E4. LOCAL SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS (excluding strictly TAU events)

1. I. Finkelstein, Byzantine Monastic Remains in Southern Sinai, A Decade of
Archaeological Investigations in Southern Sinai, Tel Aviv University 1978.
2. I. Finkelstein, The Israelite Settlement in the West of Mt. Ephraim in the Light of the
Izbet Sartah Excavations, The Sixth Archaeological Conference in Israel, Jerusalem
1979.
3. I. Finkelstein, The Israelite Settlement in the Land of Ephraim, The Israelite Settlement in Canaan, Tel Aviv 1982.
4. I. Finkelstein, The Shiloh Excavations and the Land of Ephraim Survey, The Tenth
Archaeological Conference in Israel, Jerusalem 1983.
5. I. Finkelstein, The Archaeology of Israel in the 1980’s, A Conference at Tel Aviv
University, 1984.
6. M. Broshi and I. Finkelstein, The Population of Palestine in the Year 734 BCE, A Conference in Yad Yizhak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem 1984.
7. I. Finkelstein, The Origin of the Iron I Hill Country Population, The Eleventh
Archaeological Conference in Israel, Jerusalem 1985.
8. I. Finkelstein, The Regional Project: The Land of Ephraim as A Case Study, The
Twelfth Archaeological Conference in Israel, Jerusalem 1986.
9. I. Finkelstein, The Middle Bronze Fortifications in the Highlands as a Reflection of the Political System and the Structure of the Society, A Conference on New Aspects in the Research of the Middle Bronze Age, Tel Aviv 1991.
10. I. Finkelstein, Megiddo, Back to Excavated Sites, Haifa University, May 1997.
11. Israel Finkelstein, State Formation in Judah: The View from the Northern Kingdom of
Israel, State Formation in Judah, Bar Ilan University, December 1997.
12. Israel Finkelstein, Amarna, Archaeology and Petrography, The Petrographic
Analysis of the Amarna Letters, Tel Aviv University, December 1997.
13. I. Finkelstein, State Formation in Israel and Judah According to the Low Chronology, State Formation in Israel and the Ancient Near East in the Beginning of the First Millennium BCE, Tel Aviv University, March 1998.
14. I. Finkelstein, ‘New Canaan’: Megiddo as a Fable, Canaan in Israel? The North in the
Iron I, Tel Aviv University, March 2000.
15. I. Finkelstein, Goliath: A Greek Mercenary in the Service of Psammetichus I? Between
Archaeology, History and Bible, The 11th-9th Centuries BCE. Tel Aviv University, March
2001.
16. I. Finkelstein, The United Monarchy: Myth, Reality and Nationalism, in Archaeology, Nationalism and Religion in Israel and the Neighboring Countries, Ben Gurion University,
June 2001.
17. I. Finkelstein, The Philistine Paradigm: The End Game, New Vistas on the Philistines, Tel Aviv University, April 2003.
18. Temple and Dynasty: Hezekiah, the Remaking of Judah and the Rise of the Pan-Israelite Ideology, Novelties in the Research of Jerusalem, Bar-Ilan University, December 2004.

19. I. Finkelstein, Reconstructing the History of Biblical Israel: Archaeology Comes First.
The Tel Aviv – Poznan Cultures in Conversation International Conference, Tel Aviv
March 2007.
20. I. Finkelstein, Nehemiah and the Wall: Jerusalem in the Persian Period, The 31st
Conference of the Israeli History Society, Tel Aviv, March 2007 (by invitation).
21. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem in the Persian Period and the Wall of Nehemiah, New Studies on Jerusalem, Bar-Ilan University, November 2007.
22. I. Finkelstein, The City of David in the Iron Age: The ‘Large Stone Building and the
‘Stepped Stone Structure’, New Studies on Jerusalem, Bar-Ilan University, November
2007.
23. I. Finkelstein, New Perspectives on the Negev and Neighboring Regions in the Beginning of the Iron Age, Unearthing the Wilderness: Workshop on the History and Archaeology of the Iron Age Negev and Edom, the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem December 2010.
24. I. Finkelstein, Amihai Mazar and Iron Age Chronology: Can the “Atlanta
Understandings” Become an Agreement? Conference in Honor of Amihai Mazar,
Jerusalem, December 2010.
25. M. Moinester, E. Piasetzky, I. Finkelstein and A. Fantalkin, RHX (Rehydroxilation) Dating of Archaeological Ceramic, The 15th Israel Materials Engineering Conference,
2012.
26. S. Faigenbaum, B. Sober, A. Shaus, M. Moinester, E. Piasetzky, M. Cordonsky, I.
Finkelstein and G. Bearman, Multispectral Images of Ostraca: Acquisition and Analysis, The 15th Israel Materials Engineering Conference, 2012.
27. I. Finkelstein, The South in the Early Phases of the Iron Age: A Territorial History, New Light on the Study of the Northern Kingdom in Judah and the South, Tel Aviv, January 2013.
28. E. Hassul, S. Marco, A. Sagy, I. Finkelstein, K. Cytryn-Silverman, E. Yannai and A.
Agnon, Archaeological Destruction Layers: A Key to High Accuracy Chonostratigraphy, Israel Geological Association, May 2013.
29. I. Finkelstein, Jerusalem and Yehud in the Persian Period: Another Case of Text and
Archaeology, New Studies in the Archaeology of Jerusalem and its Vicinity, Jerusalem
2013.

E5. LECURES IN UNIVERSITIES AND INSTITUTIONS (partial list)

California State University, Fullerton, 1986
University of Ilinois, Champaign, 1986
Jewish Museum, New York, 1986
Weaton College, Illinois, 1987
Harvard University, 1987
University of Arizona, Tuscon, 1987
University of California, Los Angeles, 1987
York University, Toronto, 1987
University of Toronto, 1987

Pennsylvania State University, 1992
University of Arizona, Tucson, 1993
New York University, 1993
Gordon-Cornwall College, MA, 1993
Univeristy of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1993
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1993
Kampen University, Holland, 1993
Leiden University, Holland, 1993
Peabody Museum, Harvard, 1993
The Sorbonne, Paris, 1996
The University of Chicago, 1997
The Hebrew Union College, NYC, 1997
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1998
The Sorbonne, Paris, 1998
The University of Bern (Switzerland), 1999
The Louvre (Paris), 1999
Rostock University (Germany), 1999
The Vorderasiatische Museum in Berlin, 1999
The Near Eastern Museum, Berlin, 1999
University of Copenhagen, 1999
University of Oslo, 1999
Lund University (Sweeden), 1999
The University of Uppssala (Sweeden), 1999
The University of Helsinki, 1999
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2000
Texas Christian University, 2002
University of Rome, 2003: Megiddo
University of Vienna, 2005: Reevaluating the Shoshenq I Campaign University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 2005, Megiddo in the Iron Age University of Pennsylvania, October 2005: UM
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, November 2006, The United Monarchy
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 2008
The College de France, 2009
University of Lausanne, 2009, Bible and Archaeology
Oxford University, 2009
Cambridge University, 2009
Catholic University of Buenos Aires, 2011
University of Buenos Aires, 2011
University of Lyon, Maison de l’Orient, 2012
Protestant Faculty of Theology Paris, 2012
Union Theological Seminary NYC, 2012
New York University, 2012
George Washington University, Washington 2013
University of Lausanne, 2014, Micro-archaeology and Ancient Israel
University of Bern, 2014, The Southern Deserts ca. 1150-800 BCE

University of Zurich, 2014, Megiddo and the Northern Kingdom

Numerous lectures in all Israeli universities, including the Weizmann Institute and the Technion

F. ITEMS IN ENCYCLOPEDIAS

1. I. Finkelstein, Entries Shiloh and Izbet Sartah, The World of the Bible Encyclopedia, Tel Aviv 1983-84 (Hebrew).
2. I. Finkelstein, Entries Shiloh, Ephraim and Izbet Sartah, The Anchor Bible Dictionary, New York 1992.
3. I. Finkelstein, Entries Shiloh, Land of Ephraim and Izbet Sartah, Encyclopedia of
Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land (revised edition), Jerusalem 1993.
4. I. Finkelstein, Entries Shiloh, Izbet Sartah, The Southern Samaria Survey,
Encyclopedia of Near Eastern Archaeology.
5. I. Finkelstein and D. Ussishkin, Megiddo, Encyclopedia Judaica.
6. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, Megiddo, The New Encyclopedia of
Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land 5 (2008), pp.1944-1950.

G. OTHER ITEMS

1. I. Finkelstein, “Looting the Holy Land” or Pilagging the Truth?
http://www.bibleinterp.com/review/mov2.shtml
2. I. Finkelstein, In the Eye of Jerusalem’s Archaeological Storm, The Forward, 26.4.11 http://forward.com/articles/137273/in-the-eye-of-jerusalem-s-archaeological-storm/

G. INSTRUCTION OF POST GRADUATE STUDENTS

MA theses

1. Alon Shavit, The Ayalon Valley and its Vicinity during the Bronze and Iron Ages,
1992.
2. Dan Gazit, The Besor Region in the Iron Age I According to Analysis of the Pottery from Stratum VIII at Tel Sera’, 1995.
3. Aharon Sasson, The Pastoral Element in the Economy in Intermediate Bronze and Iron I Sites in the Highlands: An Archaeological-Ethnographic Perspective, 1996.
4. Edtal Levi, Geographical Information System for Analysis of Spatial Distribution of
Sites: Development, Programming and Application in Archaeological Data
(co-supervisor – Itzhak Benenson), 1998.
5. Yuval Gadot, The Wadi ‘Ara Pass as an International Highway during the Bronze Age, Iron Age and the Persian Period, in the Light of the Settlement Patterns (co-supervisor – David Ussishkin), 1999.
6. Alexander Fantalkin, Mesad Hashaviahu: Analysis of the Material Culture and its

Contribution to Historical Reconstruction at the end of the Iron Age (co-supervisor –
Nadav Naaman), 2000.
7. Yifat Tahareani Sussely, Core and Periphery – A Case Study: The Arad Beersheba Valley at the End of the Iron Age (co-supervisor – Nadav Naaman), 2002.
8. Eyal Buzaglo, The Technology and Origin of Pottery Assemblages from the Iron Age at
Megiddo and the Northern Valleys (co-supervisor – Yuval Goren), 2004.
9. Eran Arie, “Then I went down to the potter’s house”: Intra-site Spatial Analysis in the
Pottery of Megiddo VIA, 2004.
10. Elena Cogan-Zahavi, Assyrian Palace North of Tel Ashdod, 2007 (co-supervisor – Nadav Naaman).
11. Shirly Ben-Dor Evian, Inter-relations between Egypt and Israel: The Egyptian Pottery in Iron 1-2b Strata, 2008.
12. Inbal Samet, Canaanite Rulership in Late Bronze Age Megiddo, 2009.
13. Keren Ras, The Impact of Assyrian Rule on Rural Northern Palestine: Settlement
Dynamics under Imperial Domination, 2010.
14. Sivan Einhorn, Microfinds from Destruction and Abandonment Layers in Tel Megiddo
(co-supervisor – Ruth Shahack-Gross), 2011.
15. Barak Sober, Handwritten Character Stroke Reconstruction and Analysis (co-supervisor David Levin, Department of Applied Mathematics), 2013.
16. Zachary Dunseth, Settlement Oscillations in the Negev Highlands: Exploring Subsistence Practices during the Intermediate Bronze Age – the Site of Mashabe Sade (co-supervisor Ruth Shahack-Gross of the Weizmann Institute of Science), 2013.
17. Assaf Kleiman, Tel Aphek and the Central Coastal Plain during the Iron Age IIA: Analysis of the Archaeological Assemblage and its Historical Implications, 2014.

Ph.D. dissertations

1. Yitzhak Meitlis, The Judean Hill Country in the Middle Bronze Age, 1997.
2. David Ilan, Northeastern Israel in the Iron Age I: Cultural, Economic and Political
Structures and Transformations, 1999.
3. Assaf Yasur-Landau, Social Aspects of Aegean Settlement in the Southern Levant at
the End of the 2nd Millennium BCE (co-supervisors – Irad Malkin and Shlomo Bunimovitz), 2003.
4. Alon Shavit, Settlement Patterns in the Southern Coastal Plain in the Iron II, 2004.
5. Yuval Gadot, Tel Aphek at the End of the Late Bronze Age and the Beginning of the Iron Age: Typological, Chronological and Cultural Implications (co-supervisor – Moshe Kochavi), 2004.
6. Aharon Sasson, Animal Husbandry (Caprine and Cattle) in Light of Zooarchaeological Research in Stratum II (8th Century B.C.E.) at Tel Beer-sheba (co-supervisors – Tamar Dayan and Zeev Herzog), 2004.
7. Liora Kolska Horwitz, Diachronic Patterns of Animal Exploitation in the Sinai Peninsula
(co-supervisor – Eitan Tchernov of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem), 2006.
8. Norma Franklin, State Formation in the Northern Kingdom of Israel: Some Tangible

Symbols of Statehood (co-supervisor – Nadav Naaman), 2006.
9. Deborah O. Cantrell: The Horsemen of Israel: (Vanderbilt University; readers: Jack
Sasson, Douglas Knight, Robert Drews, Israel Finkelstein, Robin Jensen), 2008.
10. Alexander Fantalkin, The Contacts between the Greek World and the Southern Levant, during the Sixth-Seventh Centuries BCE (co-supervisor – Irad Malkin), 2008.
11. Arad Haggi, Harbours in Phoenicia, Israel and Philistia in the 9th – 7th Centuries BCE:
Archaeology Finds and Historical Interpretation (Haifa University, co-supervisor –
Michal Artzi), 2009.
12. Amir Sumaki-Fink, The History and Archaeology of Alalah in the Late Bronze Age (co
-supervisor – Nadav Naaman), 2009.
13. Yifat Thareani-Sussely, A Town in the Desert: Geographical, Economic and
Sociopolitical Perspectives (co-supervisor – Nadav Naaman), 2010.
14. Eran Arie, “In the land of the valley”: Settlement, Social and Cultural Processes in the
Jezreel Valley from the End of the Late Bronze Age to the Formation of the Monarchy,
2012.
15. David Friesem, Formation Processes Related to the Degradation of Mud Brick Structures and their Archaeological Implications (co-supervisor Ruth Shahack-Gross of the Weizmann Institute of Science), 2014.
16. Michael Toffolo, Correlating the Iron Age in the Eastern Mediterranean: Contexts, Site Formation Processes and Chronology (co-supervisor Elisabetta Boaretto of the Weizmann Institute of Science), 2014.
17. Shirly Ben-Dor Evian, Egypt and Philistia in the Early Iron Age: The Historical Record and the Archaeological Remains (co-supervisor – Deborah Sweeney), 2015.
18. Karen Covello-Paran, The Jezreel Valley during the Intermediate Bronze Age: Social and Cultural Landscapes (co-supervisor Oded Lipschits), 2015.

MA theses in preparation

1. Erin Hall, Megiddo Hoards in the Iron I.
2. Logan Hunt, A Middle Bronze Age Stone Tool Assemblage from Megiddo: Determining
Function and Significance for Domestic Life.
3. Mordechai Benzaken, The Arboreal Remains of Tel Megiddo: Interpreting Environmental Conditions and Cultural Preferences through the Analysis of Botanical Remains (with Dafna Langgut).
4. Yoav Weingerten, Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis of Ground Stones from Tell
Megiddo (with Erez Ben Yosef).
5. Lee Oz, Culinary Practices and Social Status in the Ophel (Jerusalem) in the Iron IIA (with Lidar Sapir-Hen).
6. Naama Walzer

Ph.D. dissertations in preparation

1. Arie Shaus, Analysis of Hebrew Inscriptions of the First Temple Period via Clustering and Handwrite Recognition Algorithms (co-supervisor – Eli Turkel, Department of Applied Mathematics).
2. Elon Heymans, The Early History of Money and Monetary Exchange in the Eastern
Mediterranean Iron Age (co-supervisor Irad Malkin).
3. Efrat Bocher, The Material Culture in Judah and Samaria during the Persian Period (co- supervisor Oded Lipschits).
4. Ariel Winderboim, The Iron IIA Pottery Assemblage from the Ophel Excavations in
Jerusalem.
5. Zachary Dunseth, The Intermediate Bronze Age (2500-1950 BCE) in the Negev
Highlands: The Geoarchaeological Perspective (co-supervisor Ruth Shahack-Gross).
6. Assaf Kleiman

Post-Docs

1. Dan Cabanes, geoarchaeology, 2009-10.
2. Adi Elyahu, metallurgy in the Iron Age, 2009-10.
3. Naama Yahalom-Mack, metallurgy in the Iron Age, 2009-10.
4. Dafna Langot, pollen records and settlement developments in the highlands, 2010-11.
5. Meirav Meiri, ancient (Iron Age) DNA, 2010-11.
6. Lidar Sapir, survey of faunal assemblages in Iron Age sites in Israel, 2010-11.
7. Lior Regev, geo-archaeology and activity areas at Megiddo, 2011.
8. Anat Mendel, Hebrew epigraphy, 2015/16

H. REFEREE OF PH.D DISSERTATIONS

1. Avi Ofer, The Highlands of Judah during the Biblical Period, Tel Aviv University 1993.
2. Oded Lipschits, The ‘Yehud’ Province under Babylonian Rule (586-539 B.C.E.): Historical Reality and Historiographic Conceptions, Tel Aviv University 1997.
3. Raphael Greenberg, The Hula Valley from the Beginning of the Early Bronze Age to the End of the Middle Bronze Age IIA: A Study in Regional Archaeology, The Hebrew University, 1996.
4. Hélène Nutkowicz-Dorfsznajder, L’homme face à la mort au royaume de Juda: Pratiques, rites et représentations, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne University, June 1999 (thesis defense in the Sorbonne).
5. Michaël Jasmin, L’etude de la transition du Bronze Récent II au Fer I en Palestine méridionale, Université de Paris I – Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, November 1999 (thesis defense in the Sorbonne).
6. Avraham Faust, The Social Structure of the Israelite Society during the 8th-7th Centuries BCE according to the Archaeological Evidence, Bar Ilan University, 1999.
7. Eveline J. van der Steen, Tribes and Territories in Transition: The Central East Jordan Valley and Surrounding Regions in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages – A Study of the Sources, University of Groningen, Holland, 2002.

8. Mario Martin, Aspects of the Egyptian Impact in Late Bronze Age Canaan, The Egyptian and Egyptian Style Pottery: A Case Study, University of Vienna, 2005 (thesis defense in Vienna).
9. Katia Charbit-Nataf, Le 13ème siècle av. J.C. en Canaan: étude comparative de la céramique égyptienne des cités-états de Hazor, Megiddo et Lachish et de leurs relations avec l’Empire égyptien, the Sorbonne, Paris, 2012.

Book Blurbs

1. Baruch Halpern, David’s Secret Damons: Messiah, Murderer, Traitor, King, Eerdmans
2001.
2. Daniel E. Fleming, The Legacy of Israel in Judah’s Bible, Cambridge University Press
2012.
3. Yair Zakovitch, Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch, Yale University Press 2012.
4. Eric H. Cline, 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed, Princeton University Press
2014.
5. David M. Carr, Holy Resilience: The Bible’s Traumatic Origins, Yale University Press
2014.
6. Shuka Dorfman, Under the Surface, the Relationship between Archaeology and Politics in Israel, Tel Aviv 2015 (Hebrew).

In the Electronic Media

Archaeology Mysteries of the Holy Land, TLC 1992
Biblical Archaeology from Ground Down, 1996
The Warhorse, 1998
Science Mysteries, BBC 1999
Digging for the Truth: Archaeology and the Bible, 2001
It ain’t Necessarily So, 2001
Das Bibelratsel, 2004
Who Wrote the Bible, 2004
Queen of Sheba, BBC 2004
The Lost Tribes of Israel, 2004
Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? 2004
A Biblia e seu tempo, 2005
Joshua and the Battle of Jericho, BBC 2004
Digging for the Truth, Search for King David, History Channel 2006
The Jews, A People’s History, Arte and others, 2007
The Solomon’s Treasures, 2007
The Bible’s Buried Secrets, PBS 2008
Planet Egypt, German TV (2DZ)
The Age of Iron (Ancient Worlds), 2011
Bible’s Buried Secrets: Did King David’s Empire Exist (BBC, 2011)

Sturm auf Jerusalem, 2DF.
Ancient Worlds: The Age of Iron, 2011
Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City, 2012
The Temple Mount: Solomon’s Lost Temple, 2012
Back to the Beginning with Christiane Amanpour, 2012

Other programs for Discovery, National Geographic, etc. Interviews in CNN, France 2 and other channels

Selected Documentaries, Interviews and Lectures on YouTube

Speaking about archaeology and the Bible (Hebrew, English subtitles, 2011): Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O3xbYMPHac
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNFeIerqGLM

Speaking about archaeology and the Bible, website of the Society of Biblical Literature, 2013: http://www.bibleodyssey.org/tools/video-gallery/a/archaeology-and-dating.aspx http://www.bibleodyssey.org/tools/video-gallery/i/innovation-in-archaeology.aspx http://www.bibleodyssey.org/tools/video-gallery/i/israelite-origins-finklestein.aspx http://www.bibleodyssey.org/tools/video-gallery/a/ancient-climate.aspx

Series of lectures “The Quest for the historical Israel” (2005) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4j04JeJYRa8&list=PLyHcweASuE68AglmJzXYyjeAdArZ mQq3M

The Bible Unearthed (2003)
Part 1, The Patriarchs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t440bxhn1qA
Part 2, The Exodus: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDDs8HgOZ4o&list=PL0-
7NdZNb2m49WmAgGEO7vMHU3kTzwqzy
Part 3, The Kings: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm45sZEu25w&list=PL0-
7NdZNb2m49WmAgGEO7vMHU3kTzwqzy
Part 4, The Book: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm45sZEu25w&list=PL0-
7NdZNb2m49WmAgGEO7vMHU3kTzwqzy

In French: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8pSCgTogaM&list=PL93C8F03A65D5AFB9

The Bible Unearthed (shorter version):

Archaeology, Bible and Israelite History, the Rector lectures at Tel Aviv University (14 lectures in Hebrew, 2007): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQGul9OYI7s&list=PL62C7A30E25839F44

On history and rationality – the Assyrian Century (ca. 2008):

On Exodus in the UCSD (2013):

Interview in the Methodist University of San Paulo (Metodista, 2015)): http://portal.metodista.br/posreligiao/noticias/ideologia-de-autores-e-falta-de-registros-orais- explicam-descasamento-entre-biblia-e-arqueologia
or:
http://portal.metodista.br/arqueologia/video

Other noteworthy (non-academic) items

Lecture in Prime Minister Menachem Begin’s residency, 1982

Impact referred to in the work of the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur, Vivant jusqu’ à la mort, Paris 2007: 115-117

Participation in round table discussion of ten members of Israeli academic life with Henry
Kissinger, Jerusalem 2008

Met French film Director Jean-Luc Godard in Tel Aviv and invited to participate in his film
“Socialism” (declined), 2008

Israeli author A.B. Yehoshua gives keynote address in the event for the publication of Bene
Israel (Festschrift), Tel Aviv University, 2009

Lecture in President Shimon Peres’s residency, 2010

Invited by the French painter Gérard Garouste to appear in a TV documentary on his work, 2012

Interviewed by Christiane Amanpour, 2012

See “I am a very model of a biblical philologist” –