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Encyclopedia > Michael G. Hasel

Michael Gerald Hasel is an American archaeologist and Egyptologist. He completed his PhD in 1996 at the University of Arizona under William G. Dever and Richard H. Wilkinson. His dissertation was later published as Domination and Resistance: Egyptian Military Activity in the Southern Levant, 1300-1185 BC (Leiden, Brill, 1998). Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... An Egyptologist is any archaeologist, historian, linguist, or art historian who specializes in Egyptology, the scientific study of Ancient Egypt and its antiquities. ... The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. ... William G. Dever is an American archaeologist, specialising in the history of Israel and the Near East in Biblical times, who was Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona from 1975 to 2002. ...

Hasel's primary research interests are in Late Bronze Age Canaan and Egyptian interaction with the Eastern Mediterranean world through textual studies and archaeological research. He has excavated extensively at Idalion in Cyprus; Ashkelon, Dor, Gezer, Masada, and Hazor in Israel; and at Jalul in Jordan. Idalium, also called Idalion, was an ancient city in Cyprus. ... Ashkelon or Ashqelon (Hebrew אַשְׁקְלוֹן; Standard Hebrew Ašqəlon; Tiberian Hebrew ʾAšqəlôn; Arabic عسقلان ; Latin Ascalon) was an ancient Philistine seaport on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea just north of Gaza. ... Former glass factory at Nahsholim Dor (Hebrew: דוֹר, meaning dwelling), known as Dora to the Greeks and Romans, was an ancient royal city of the Canaanites, (Joshua 12:23) whose ruler was an ally of Jabin king of Hazor against Joshua, (Joshua 11:1,2). ... Gezer was a town in ancient Israel. ... Combatants Jewish Zealots Roman Empire Commanders Elazar ben Yair Lucius Flavius Silva Strength 960 15,000 Casualties 953 Unknown, if any Masada (a romanization of the Hebrew מצדה, Metzada, from מצודה, metzuda, fortress) is the name for a site of ancient palaces and fortifications in the South District of Israel on... Hazor (Hebrew: courtyard or settlement) is the name of several places in ancient and modern Israel: // Locations in ancient Israel One of the most important Caananite towns. ...

He is currently Director of the Institute of Archaeology, Curator of the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum, and Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology at Southern Adventist University. Southern Adventist University is a liberal arts university located in Collegedale, Tennessee. ...

Publications (Selected)

  • (1994) "Israel in the Merneptah Stela." Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 296:45–61.
  • (1998) "A Textual and Iconographic Note on the Terms prt and mnt in Egyptian Military Accounts. Göttinger Miszellen 167:61-72.
  • (1998) Domination and Resistance: Egyptian Military Activity in the Southern Levant, 1300–1185 BC. Probleme der Ägyptologie 11. Leiden: Brill. ISBN 90-04-10984-6
  • (2003) "Merenptah's Inscription and Reliefs and the Origin of Israel" in Beth Alpert Nakhai ed. The Near East in the Southwest: Essays in Honor of William G. Dever, pp. 19–44. Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 58. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research. ISBN 0-89757-065-0
  • (2004). "The Structure of the Final Hymnic-Poetic Unit on the Merenptah Stela." Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 116:75–81.
  • (2005) Military Practics and Polemic: Israel's Laws of Warfare in Near Eastern Perspective. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press.

External links

  • Institute of Archaeology, Southern Adventist University



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