Laureates 2005

Past - Archaeology

Israel Finkelstein

Israel Finkelstein


Prof. Israel Finkelstein is the holder of the Jacob M. Alkow
Chair in the Archaeology of Israel in the Bronze and Iron
Ages at Tel Aviv University. He served as Director of The Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology at Tel Aviv
University from 1996-2002.

Israel Finkelstein is widely regarded as a leading scholar in the archaeology of the Levant and as a foremost applicant of archaeological knowledge to reconstructing biblical

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Graeme Barker

Graeme Barker

Professor of Archaeology and Director, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research University of Cambridge, Professor Graeme Barker, FBA, has been an enormously important figure in both European and world archaeology since the 1970s. In striking contrast with most scholars in his discipline he has researched in all major periods of the past from early prehistory to the historic period, and in an extraordinarily wide range of regions -

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