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Famous Biblical Archaeologists

BAR readers have long enjoyed learning about the Biblical world’s most important and exciting finds from the actual archaeologists who excavate and study them—legendary archaeologists and Biblical scholars like Yigael Yadin, William F. Albright and William Dever. Now, in these articles and interviews, hand-selected by the Biblical Archaeology Review editors especially for members of the BAS Library, you can learn even more about the intriguing life stories and professional accomplishments of these brilliant scholars.


BAR Interviews Yigael Yadin

BAR 9:01, Jan/Feb 1983
By Hershel Shanks

Benjamin Mazar Reminisces

BAR 10:03, May/June 1984
By Bill Clark

A Life of Albright

BAR 2:02, June 1976
By Hershel Shanks

Kathleen Kenyon’s Anti-Zionist Politics—Does It Affect Her Work?

BAR 1:03, September 1975
By Hershel Shanks

Is This Man a Biblical Archaeologist? BAR Interviews William Dever—Part One

BAR 22:04, Jul/Aug 1996
By Hershel Shanks

Is the Bible Right After All? BAR Interviews William Dever—Part Two

BAR 22:05, Sep/Oct 1996
By Hershel Shanks

BAR Interviews Amihai Mazar—A New Generation of Israeli Archaeologists Comes of Age

BAR 10:03, May/June 1984
By Hershel Shanks

BAR Interview: Yigal Shiloh—Last Thoughts

BAR 14:02, Mar/Apr 1988
By Hershel Shanks

BAR Interview: Yigal Shiloh—Last Thoughts, Part II

BAR 14:03, May/June 1988
By Hershel Shanks