Lachish and Sennacharib - Starkey and Ussishkin
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    Battle of Lachish 01

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    Battle of Lachish 02

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    Battle of Lachish 03

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    Battle of Lachish 04

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    Battle of Lachish 05

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Profile of an Archaeologist: Professor David Ussishkin
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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).
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Professor Emeritus of Archaeology
ussishki@post.tau.ac.il
Education
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
1975-1978
Head, Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
1980-1984
Director, The Institute of Archaeology
1977-2004
Editor, Tel Aviv, The Journal of the Institute of Archaeology
1996-2006
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
 
1960-1961
Assistant to Director, 'Cave of the letters', the Judean Desert, expedition
1961-1962
Field superviser, Ein-Gedi, the Chalcolithic temple excavations
1964-1965
Field superviser, Massada excavations
1967-1968
Co-Director, Tel Bet Yerah (Khirbet Kerak) excavations
1968-1971
Survey, the Iron Age necropolis at Silwan, Jerusalem
1973-1994
Director, 
1984
Betar, the last stronghold of Bar-Kochba's revolt
1990-1996
Co-Director, 
Since 1992
Co-Director, 
 
 
Current Projects
The Megiddo Excavations
Enter the name for this tabbed section: The Conquest of Lachish by Sennacherib
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* Photos and video on this page are the property of either David Willner or Jim Long unless otherwise indicated. All Rights Reserved.
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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)]

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Tel Lachish 01
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Tel Lachish 02
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Tel Lachish: Raised Platform - Altar?
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Tel Lachish: Palace Platform
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Tel Lachish: Gate Area (inside view)
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Tel Lachish: Gate Area
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Tel Lachish: Palace Platform
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Jim Long and David Ussishkin
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