Eric ClineDigging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon


The 21st Annual Batchelder Conference for Archaeology and Biblical Studies will take place Thursday through  Saturday, Nov. 14-16, 2019, at the Thompson Alumni Center on the UNO campus. Organized by the Religious Studies department, the conference includes three days of scholarly presentations on archaeology and Biblical studies.

The program features the following speakers: 

  • Dr. Shimon Gibson, UNC Charlotte, Mount Zion Archaelogical Project (Jerusalem)
    Thursday, 14 Nov - 7:30 PM
  • Dr. Menahem Mor, Haifa University, Bar Kochba Revolt (132-135 CE)
    Friday, 15 Nov - 12:00 PM
  • Dr. Eric Cline, George Washington University, Digging up Armageddon (Megiddo)
    Friday, 15 Nov - 7:00 PM

Everyone Welcome!

Sponsored by the UNO Religious Studies Department

Natan and Hannah Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies
Acient Mediterranean Studies Minor Program

The conference is named in honor of Anne Batchelder. Mr. and Mrs. Batchelder gave an endowment for the conference after visiting Bethsaida in Israel to ensure that the conference would be supported annually.

About the Author

Eric H. Cline is professor of classics and anthropology and director of the Capitol Archaeological Institute at George Washington University. His many books include Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology and 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (both Princeton). He lives in Rockville, Maryland. Twitter @digkabri