Our team will have a strong presence at next week’s ASOR conference. Besides the lectures (see the list below) we would like to invite all Burna team members past and present to get together for lunch on Saturday, November 23 – we will meet in the lobby of the Sheraton Hotel at 12:00 pm. Hope to see you there.
Itzhaq Shai (Ariel University), “The Tel Burna Archaeological Project: Results of the 2012–2013 Seasons” (20 min.) 11:30, Thursday November 21.
Amit Dagan (Bar-Ilan University) and Debi Cassuto (Bar- Ilan University), “Khorvat Shimon: An Iron Age IIB Industrial Site Near Tell es-Safi/Gath” (20 min.) 4:50 pm Thursday, November 21.
Matthew Suriano (University of Maryland), Itzhaq Shai (Ariel University), Amit Dagan (Bar-Ilan University), and Joe Uziel (Israel Antiquities Authority), “A Private Stamp Seal From Tel Burna and Its Parallels” (25 min.) – 5:50 pm Thursday, November 21.
Chris McKinny (Bar-Ilan University), “The Marriage of the House of Omri and the House of David: An Analysis of Mid-Ninth-Century B.C.E. Geopolitics in Israel and Judah” (20 min.) – 5:10 Saturday, November 23
If you are in the area do come listen. See the full lecture list here.