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  • Location of Biblical Bethel and Ai Reconsidered

    is the site of biblical Bethel. A large quantity of literature has been published based on this assumption. W.F. Albright and James L. Kelso have excavated there intermittently through the years, beginning in the 1930's. The result is that it has become...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/2603-location-of-biblical-bethel-and-ai-reconsidered
  • The Philistines Enter Canaan: Were They Egyptian Lackeys or Invading Conquerors?

    as military vassals, or mercenaries. This idea appears to have originated with the great American archaeologist William F. Albright. In his seminal excavation at Tell Beit Mirsim from 1926 to 1932 Albright was able to divide the Bronze and Iron Ages due...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/judges-united-monarchy/2430-the-philistines-enter-canaan-were-they-egyptian-lackeys-or-invading-conquerors
  • Beth Aven: A Scholarly Conundrum

    only one of which meets the Biblical requirements. The confusion on this subject is best illustrated by the views of W.F. Albright. In 1924 he suggested the village of Burqa as the location of Beth Aven (145). Fifteen years later he revised the location...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/3552-beth-aven-a-scholarly-conundrum
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  • The Rise and Fall of the 13th Century Exodus-Conquest Theory

    The 13th century exodus-conquest theory was formulated by William F. Albright in the 1930s, based largely on Palestinian archaeological evidence, and promoted by him throughout his career.1 In the years following Albright’s death in 1971, however,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/2579-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-13th-century-exodusconquest-theory
  • The Wealth and Power of the Biblical Patriarchs

    slaves, retainers, silver and gold, and might possibly have participated in the international caravan trade (1966:105). Albright, commenting on a Hebrew word used in Genesis to describe the Patriarchs’ economic activity, stated: All the ancient versions...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2506-the-wealth-and-power-of-the-biblical-patriarchs
  • New Find: Jerusalem's Oldest Hebrew Inscription

    and Demsky read resh (“r”) here.6 The stylistic drawing of the letter resh in the NK inscriptions at Serabit,7 which Albright dated to 1550–1450 BC,8 was a head drawn in profile (see Fig. 3, under R in Sinai column), a derivative of the Egyptian...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2575-new-find-jerusalems-oldest-hebrew-inscription
  • Bronze Age Camel Petroglyphs In The Wadi Nasib, Sinai

    (the valley of the stone altar) to visit Proto-Sinaitic Inscriptions found by Dr. Georg Gerster in 1961 (Gerster 1961: 62; Albright 1966: 3). 2 The inscriptions are located on the vertical face of a large rock on the north side of the pass, through the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/4172-bronze-age-camel-petroglyphs-in-the-wadi-nasib-sinai
  • Patriarchal Wealth and Early Domestication of the Camel

    late in the second millennium BC, centuries after the Patriarchs were supposed to have lived. Even the great William F. Albright, well known for his support of the historicity of the Patriarchal narratives, concluded that references to camel...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3444-patriarchal-wealth-and-early-domestication-of-the-camel
  • From Ramesses to Shiloh: Archaeological Discoveries Bearing on the Exodus-Judges Period

    the only candidate with remains earlier than the Hellenistic period is et-Tell. In an influential 1924 article William F. Albright lent his support to this site as the location of Ai.50 Later he stated: Since the writer has scoured the district in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/2403-from-ramesses-to-shiloh-archaeological-discoveries-bearing-on-the-exodusjudges-period
  • Traditional Site of Bethel Questioned

    more, Dr. Rainey does not consider the fact that the name, even if it did derive from “Bethel,” may have moved. Dr. W.F. Albright, the earliest excavator, has himself considered this possibility.[8] Carl Wolf, whom Dr. Rainey cites, also says, “...even...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/2813-traditional-site-of-bethel-questioned
  • The Duration of the Israelite Sojourn In Egypt

    like other ancient peoples, dated long periods of time in terms of lifetimes (Freedman and Lundbom 1978: 170, 174; Albright 1961: 50–51; Girdlestone 1948: 315), or the circle of a person’s lifetime (Culver 1980: 186), the word dôr coming from a root...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3228-the-duration-of-the-israelite-sojourn-in-egypt
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: An Introduction Part I

    the initial mingling of Apsu and Tiamat (Ee I 5) was orderly, not chaotic (Tsumura 1989: 60 n. 70). (b) rûah 'elohîm. Albright, who rejected the “world egg theory” (Gunkel) and the view that “the rûah corresponds to the winds which Marduk sends against...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2663-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-an-introduction-part-i
  • Testing the Factuality of the Conquest of Ai Narrative in the Book of Joshua: Part One

    imprint of literary and historical criticism of the biblical text as well as that of archaeological research by Kelso & Albright at Beitin [Kelso & Albright (1968)], Kenyon at Jericho [Kenyon (1957); Kenyon (1960: 195-220 & 331-332)], and Callaway at...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/2980-testing-the-factuality-of-the-conquest-of-ai-narrative-in-the-book-of-joshua-part-one
  • The Joseph Narrative (Genesis 37, 39-50)

    in Posener 1957: 154, 155, citing various stelae. 3. Hayes 1955; for a discussion of its foreign personal names, see Albright 1954: 222-23; see also Posener 1957: 147-63; and for a brief note on the possible relevance of the papyrus for OT studies, see...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2312-the-joseph-narrative-genesis-37-39-50
  • Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir: 1995 to 2000 and 2009 to 2011

    numerous other churches in nearby villages, such as Burg Beitin only 1.0 km (0.6 mi) northwest (Kelso 1958: 3, 1968: 53; Albright 1968:2; Ovadiah and de Silva 1981: 208; Bagatti 2002: 33–34), Beitin 1.2 km (0.75 mi) northwest (Conder 1881: 219, 221;...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/2340-excavations-at-khirbet-elmaqatir-1995-to-2000-and-2009-to-2011
  • Locating Biblical Bethel

    his horse traveled from Jerusalem to Beitin. Is this an accurate way of measuring distance? One hundred years later, W.F. Albright accepted Robinson's identification without even checking the distance, either by horseback or automobile! On this basis...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/2702-locating-biblical-bethel
  • Correlating the Texts of Ancient Literature with the Old Testament

    (in our opinion) made by many Biblical scholars is that the Bible is derived from other ANE sources. Well-known W.F. Albright agrees, 'Enough, however, has been said to accentuate the significance of Israel's borrowings fromCanaanite religion' (Albright...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/3471-correlating-the-texts-of-ancient-literature-with-the-old-testament
  • The Slaughter of the Innocents: Historical Fact or Legendary Fiction?

    at 14,000 and the Syrian tradition says 64,000 innocent children were killed (Brown 1993:205). Yet Professor William F. Albright, the dean of American archaeology in the Holy Land, estimates that the population of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2411-the-slaughter-of-the-innocents-historical-fact-or-legendary-fiction
  • Amenhotep II as Pharaoh of the Exodus

    Wright, on the other hand, held that theology must ultimately be rooted in history in his God Who Acts. Coming from the Albright school as he did, Wright firmly anchored his Exodus and Conquest in the 13th century. In his 13th century approach Wright...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/exodus-from-egypt/2455-amenhotep-ii-as-pharaoh-of-the-exodus

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