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Archeology

Trude Dothan

One of the foremost biblical archaeologists of her generation, Trude Krakauer Dothan made her mark in 1971 when she helped lead the first Israeli archaeological excavation conducted abroad, which was in Greece.

Ruth Amiran

Ruth Amiran led a number of major archaeological digs that uncovered details of daily life in Bronze-Age Israel as well as important clues into trade and political relationships between Israel and its near neighbors.

Hetty Goldman

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Hetty Goldman at an archaeological dig.
Courtesy of Special Collections, Bryn Mawr College Library
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Hetty Goldman at an archaeological dig.

Courtesy of Special Collections, Bryn Mawr College Library

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Hetty Goldman

Working in Greece and Turkey despite the chaos of war, Hetty Goldman patiently uncovered subtle clues to daily life in ancient villages.

Annie Leibovitz

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Trude Dothan at Work

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The excavations and research of Israeli archeologist Trude Dothan have shed light on the material culture of the Philistines and on the cultural connections between ancient Erez Israel and its neighbors.

Photographer: Tav Or.

Institution: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Photo Archives.

The excavations and research of Israeli archeologist Trude Dothan have shed light on the material culture of the Philistines and on the cultural connections between ancient Erez Israel and its neighbors.

Photographer: Tav Or.

Institution: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Photo Archives.

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Trude Dothan

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Viennese-born Trude Dothan is considered to be among the most important archaeologists of Biblical Erez Israel in Israel and the entire world.

Photographer: Douglas Guthrie.

Institution: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Photo Archives.

Viennese-born Trude Dothan is considered to be among the most important archaeologists of Biblical Erez Israel in Israel and the entire world.

Photographer: Douglas Guthrie.

Institution: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Photo Archives.

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Gladys Davidson Weinberg

Gladys Davidson Weinberg’s pioneering archaeological work on ancient and medieval glass and its manufacture in the Mediterranean world sheds light on the trade and technology of preindustrial societies.

Helen Tanzer

Contributing to the dissemination of classical and archaeological works, Tanzer well fulfilled the rigorous requirements of scholar and teacher.

Qumran

Any discussion of women in Qumran must needs open with the question of whether there were any. A significant trend in research claims that there were none.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Archeology." (Viewed on May 1, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/archeology>.

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