Celebrating Avraham: Avraham Biran, the Excavator of Dan at 90

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Biran is one of the great archaeologists and scholars of our time. This book examines Biran's successes over the past 65 years, at Tel Dan, Aroer and other sites.

In describing a newly excavated bronze scepter head, Biran speaks with the simple joy of a first-time volunteer: "We held in our hands...a scepter that must have been similar to those held by kings and priests in antiquity."

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Overview

Biran is one of the great archaeologists and scholars of our time. This book examines Biran's successes over the past 65 years, at Tel Dan, Aroer and other sites.

In describing a newly excavated bronze scepter head, Biran speaks with the simple joy of a first-time volunteer: "We held in our hands...a scepter that must have been similar to those held by kings and priests in antiquity."

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  • ISBN-13: 9781880317563
  • Publisher: Biblical Archaeology Society
  • Publication date: 9/1/1999

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2000

    Inspiring Story of an Adventurous Spirit

    This book is not only an inspiring story about the life of Avraham Birin, but it is also a tale of an adventurous spirit. One may say it is a story about Birin's love for his wife, Biblical archaeology and Israel. In detail understandable to the layman, the remarkable discoveries of the Tel Dan excavations are described. An abundance of excellent photographs help to give the reader a delightful experience.

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