Geopolitics of Archaeology: Biblical Archaeology
War and tourism make archaeology in the Holy Land a challenging field of study to say the least. Today, we conclude our Geopolitics of Archaeology series with a conversation about the complicated and recent history of the
A simple look at the number of players who've been in power in the
There are religious economic and political factors involved. Up to the 1970s, Biblical Scholar and archaeologist, William Albright, was in charge of a biblical archaeology theory that's been knocked down in recent years. We'll discuss Holy Land Archaeology today with Sandra Scham, Lecturer of Anthropology at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. and a Contributing Editor to Archaeology Magazine.
Sandra is also Editor of the forthcoming volume Forgotten Past: Reader in the Archaeology of Palestine by Palestinians.
Sandra has taught at