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Books for Educators:

Ackerman, Andrew S., and Susan L. Braunstein. Israel in Antiquity: From David to Herod. New York: The Jewish Museum, 1982.

Barrett, Katharine, et al. Investigating Artifacts: Making Masks, Creating Myths, Exploring Middens (Teacher’s Guide for Grades K-6). Berkeley, CA: Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS), Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley, 2000.

Ben-Tor, Amnon, ed. The Archaeology of Ancient Israel. Translated by R. Greenberg. New Haven: Yale University Press and the Open University of Israel, 1992.

Josephus. The Jewish War. Translated by G. A. Williamson. London: Penguin Books, 1981.

Negev, Avraham. Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land. Revised and updated edition. New York and London: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2001.

Renfrew, Colin, and Paul Bahn. Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice. 3rd Edition. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2000.

Shanks, Hershel. Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple. 2nd edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999.

Books for Students:

Avi-Yonah, Michael. Dig This! How Archaeologists Uncover Our Past. Minneapolis: Rinestone Press, 1993.

Broida, Marian. Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2003.

Macaulay, David. Motel of the Mysteries. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979.

McIntosh, Jane. Archaeology (Eyewitness Books). New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000.

Panchyk, Richard. Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2001.

Tubb, Jonathan. Bible Lands (Eyewitness Books). New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000.

Archaeology Links:

Dig: The Archaeology Magazine for Kids

Archaeology Magazine, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America

Canaan and Ancient Israel at the University of Pennsylvania Museum

Society for American Archaeology

The Jerusalem Mosaic

Archaeological Institute of America

American Museum of Natural History: Ology

The Jewish Virtual Library: A Division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise