#1370

2013-02-20

At the Tel Dan Gate

With Avraham Biran and Keith Schoville

After the announcement of the retirement of Prof. Keith Schoville as my program co-host in our previous program, someone asked about some of the more memorable programs we’ve done together. To tell the truth, although we covered some exciting discoveries, having a weekly conversation in a recording studio is not all that exciting. But we did take the show on the road to Israel from time to time. We did three trips together. In 1992 we visited archaeologist Avraham Biran in his office in Jerusalem. Prof. Schoville had excavated with Prof. Biran at Tel Dan for a number of years. After our visit, Biran invited us to meet him at Tel Dan the next day. So we did. And we sat at the gate of the city just as kings and city leaders did in biblical times, as professor Biran explained in further detail. That time together, with one of Israel’s most distinguished archaeologists and national figures, gets my vote for our most memorable program.

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#1144

2008-10-05

Remembering Avraham Biran

With Co-host Keith Schoville

Passed away Sept. 16, 2008 at 98 years of age

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#1107

2007-11-18

Remembering Avraham Biran

With Co-host Keith Schoville

Remembrances of great archaeologist who excavated Dan

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