"Cline's book is expertly written, covering an amazing amount of material -- the history of Biblical archaeology from the 19th century to the present and the wisdom (or, alternatively, lack thereof) of applying the results of archaeology to the text of the Bible -- without leaving the reader breathless or puzzled." --Biblical Archaeology Review
"Cline is so excited and enthusiastic about the digging trade he comes across as a modern-day Indiana Jones." - Tribune Magazine
About the Author
Eric H. Cline is Associate Director (USA) of the ongoing excavations at Megiddo (biblical Armageddon) in Israel. He is Associate Professor of Classics and of Anthropology (Ancient History and Archaeology) and Chair of the Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University, in Washington DC. His many books include The Battles of Armageddon: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley from the Bronze Age to the Nuclear Age (2000); Jerusalem Besieged: From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel (2004); and From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible (2007).