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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
http://www.digonsite.com

Archaeology Magazine, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
http://www.archaeology.org

Canaan and Ancient Israel at the University of Pennsylvania Museum
http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Canaan/index.html

Society for American Archaeology
http://www.saa.org

The Jerusalem Mosaic
http://jeru.huji.ac.il/

Archaeological Institute of America
http://www.archaeological.org

American Museum of Natural History: Ology
http://ology.amnh.org/archaeology/

The Jewish Virtual Library: A Division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/jewhist.html