Lachish and Sennacharib - Starkey and Ussishkin
  • Stacks Image 85

    Battle of Lachish 01

  • Stacks Image 86

    Battle of Lachish 02

  • Stacks Image 87

    Battle of Lachish 03

  • Stacks Image 92

    Battle of Lachish 04

  • Stacks Image 109

    Battle of Lachish 05

Profile of an Archaeologist: Professor David Ussishkin
Stacks Image 168
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Interview
LandMinds Audio Podcast - Part I (40:50)
Click on the player below on the left to listen to a LandMinds interview with retired Tel Aviv University archaeologist David Ussishkin (video highlights coming soon).
Enter the name for this tabbed section: TAU Biography
Professor Emeritus of Archaeology
B.A. - The Hebrew University, 1958 M.A. - The Hebrew University, 1962  Ph.D. - The Hebrew University, 1966 Ph.D. Dissertation: The Neo-Hittite Monuments, their Dating and Style
Academic Duties, Tel Aviv University
Head, Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Director, The Institute of Archaeology
Editor, Tel Aviv, The Journal of the Institute of Archaeology
Incumbent, The Austria Chair in Archaeology of the Land of Israel in the Biblical Period
Selected Excavations and Surveys

Tel Lachish excavation and restoration project

Tel Jezreel excavation project
Tel Megiddo excavation project
Assistant to Director, 'Cave of the letters', the Judean Desert, expedition
Field superviser, Ein-Gedi, the Chalcolithic temple excavations
Field superviser, Massada excavations
Co-Director, Tel Bet Yerah (Khirbet Kerak) excavations
Survey, the Iron Age necropolis at Silwan, Jerusalem
Betar, the last stronghold of Bar-Kochba's revolt
Since 1992
Current Projects
The Megiddo Excavations
Enter the name for this tabbed section: The Conquest of Lachish by Sennacherib
Stacks Image 107
* Photos and video on this page are the property of either David Willner or Jim Long unless otherwise indicated. All Rights Reserved.
Stacks Image 280
From Wikipedia

James Leslie Starkey
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

James Leslie Starkey (3 January 1895 – 10 January 1938) was a noted British archaeologist of the ancient Near East and Palestine in the period before the Second World War. The chief excavator of the first archaeological expedition to the important site of Lachish (Tell ed-Duweir) from 1932, Starkey was robbed and killed by Arab bandits near Bayt Jibrin on a track leading from Bayt Jibrin to Hebron.[1] He is buried in Protestant Cemetery on Mount Zion, Jerusalem.

[Photo courtesy of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF)]

Stacks Image 50
Tel Lachish 01
Stacks Image 51
Tel Lachish 02
Stacks Image 52
Tel Lachish: Raised Platform - Altar?
Stacks Image 53
Tel Lachish: Palace Platform
Stacks Image 54
Tel Lachish: Gate Area (inside view)
Stacks Image 55
Tel Lachish: Gate Area
Stacks Image 56
Tel Lachish: Palace Platform
Stacks Image 178
Jim Long and David Ussishkin