Please join the Friends of the IAA at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. as Professor Gideon Avni, Head of the IAA's Archaeology Division, speaks on “The Archaeology of Religious Interaction in the Holy Land during the Late Antiquity.” This presentation is part of the Museum’s lecture series and is open to the public. To register, visit the Museum of the Bible’s event page here.
Professor Gideon Avni
Gideon Avni is Head of the Archaeology Division at the Israel Antiquities Authority and a professor of archaeology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. During the past 40 years he has conducted extensive fieldwork and research throughout Israel. Professor Avni's academic interests include Islamic archaeology, the cultural and religious transformation of the Near East from Byzantine to Islamic rule, the archaeology of desert societies in the Levant, the archaeology of Jerusalem, and the management of cultural heritage properties.