CALIFORNIA MUSEUM OF ANCIENT ART (CMAA), INDEX OF SPEAKERS

Dr. Tzvi Abusch, SUM98-5. "The Epic of Gilgamesh", November 16, 1998.

Dr. Susan Ackerman, WAW99-5. "Women at War, Women of the Tent, Women in the Window", June 7, 1999.

Dr. Guillermo Algaze, SUM98-1. "The Origins of Sumerian Civilization", October 19, 1998.
Dr. Guillermo Algaze, ISF#66. "The Origins of Sumerian Cities", November 29, 2005

Dr. James Allen, BC95-3. "Egyptian Pyramids, Architecture of Eternity", November 6, 1995.
Dr. James Allen, ISF#46. "New Discoveries at the Middle Kingdom Pyramids of Lisht & Dahshur", November 7, 1995.

Dr. Robert Alter, EI92-6. "Joseph's Sojourn in Egypt: How the Israelites Understood Egyptian Culture", June 15, 1992.

Dr. Dan Bahat, ISF#30. "Jerusalem, the Holy: New Discoveries on the Temple Mount", February 15, 1993.

Dr. Gabriel Barkay, EI92-4. "Burial Customs in Judah & Jerusalem", June 1, 1992.
Dr. Gabriel Barkay, ISF#26. "Discovering the Priestly Benediction: World's Oldest Biblical Inscription", June 3, 1992.
Dr. Gabriel Barkay, ISF#65. "Jerusalem's Earliest History", November 15, 2005.

Dr. Lewis Barth, ISF#43. "The Emergence of Rabbinic Judaism: Continuity or Break with the Past?", May 9, 1995.

Dr. George Bass, ISF#17. "Excavating the World's Oldest Shipwreck", March 15, 1990.
Dr. George Bass, ISF#52. "The World's Oldest Shipwreck Revisited", October 23, 1996.

Dr. Joseph Baumgarten & Dr. Joseph Fitzmyer, S.J., DS93-6. "A Rabbi & a Priest: the Dead Sea Scrolls' Contribution to Judaism & Early Christianity", May 24, 1993.

Dr. Gary Beckman, EBA97-2. "Collapse of the Hittite Empire", May 6, 1997.

Dr. Patricia Bikai, ISF#16. "The Fabulous Phoenicians: Sea Traders Extraordinaire", March 1, 1990.

Dr. Avraham Biran, ISF#25. "A Tale of Two Cities: Discoveries at Canaanite Laish & Israelite Dan", December 4, 1991.

Jay Bisno, ISF#31. "The Phoenicians & their Royal Purple Dye", March 8, 1993.

Dr. Kent Bramlett, ISF#77. "Discovering Canaanite Myths and Holy Places", February 24, 2014.

Dr. Peter Brand, ES12-3. "The Israel Stela of Pharaoh Merenptah: Earliest Extra-Biblical Reference to Israel", October 29, 2012.

Dr. Betsy Bryan, WAW99-4. "How to Recognize an Ancient Egyptian Woman", May 24, 1999.
Dr. Betsy Bryan, MRH13-2. "The Festivals of Drunkenness in the New Kingdom", April 29, 2013.

Dr. Aaron Burke, ISF#70. "Egyptians and Greeks in Jaffa: A New Look at the Ancient Mediterranean Port", March 30, 2009.
Dr. Aaron Burke, ISF#80. "New Discoveries from the Egyptian Fortress at Jaffa: A History of Violence", February 23, 2015.

Dr. Stanley Burstein, HMF94-6. "Alexander the Great: the End of an Era", November 7, 1994.

Dr. Mark Chavalas, OBA10-2. "Hammurabi of Babylon and his 'Code'", April 26, 2010.

Dr. Aryeh Cohen, ISF#58. "After the Silence of the Lambs: Rabbinic Judaism following the Destruction of the Temple", February 15, 2000.

Dr. Edward Cook, ISF#48. "The Dead Sea Scrolls: Where are We Now?", April 29, 1996.

Dr. Kathlyn Cooney, RAW04-2. "The Aftermath of Amarna: Crisis and Rebirth in Ancient Egyptian Religion", March 15, 2004.

Dr. Jerrold Cooper, ISF#21. "Who Were the Sumerians?", February 28, 1991.
Dr. Jerrold Cooper, WAW99-1. "Gender, Women & Sexuality in Ancient Mesopotamia", May 3, 1999.

Dr. William Dever, ISF#3. "Israelite Popular Religion during the Divided Monarchy", April 29, 1987.
Dr. William Dever, ISF#14. "Israelite Settlement of Canaan: Peaceful or by Conquest?", October 22, 1989.
Dr. William Dever, BA90-3. "Culture & Origin of the Philistines", November 26, 1990.
Dr. William Dever, HMF94-8. "Bar Kochba's Second Jewish Revolt: Archaeological Evidence on the Man & the Myth", November 22, 1994.
Dr. William Dever, ISF#54. "Archaeology, Pastoral Nomadism & the Biblical Patriarchs", November 20, 1996.
Dr. William Dever, EBA97-5. "Archaeology & the Origins of Early Israel in Canaan", May 27, 1997.
Dr. William Dever, AAI01-1. "The 'Age of Solomon': Myth or History?", May 14, 2001.
Dr. William Dever, ISF#79. "Philistines, Phoenicians and Solomon's Navy", February 9, 2015.

Dr. Jacco Dieleman, DAO6-2. "From Here to Eternity, Life After Death in Ancient Egypt", May 15, 2006.

Dr. Peter Dorman, WAW99-3. "Hatshepsut: Princess, Queen Regent & King of the Two Lands", May 17, 1999.

Dr. Susan Downey, ISF#13. "Judaism & Early Christianity at Dura-Europos", August 10, 1989.

Dr. Robert Drews, EBA97-1. "The End of the Bronze Age: an Overview", April 29, 1997.

Dr. Robert Englund, BW02-1. "The Invention of Writing in Mesopotamia", October 1, 2002.

Dr. Steven Fine, ISF#33. "From Meeting House to Holy Place: Rise of the Synagogue in Greco-Roman Times", June 8, 1993.

Dr. Joseph Fitzmyer, S.J., & Dr. Joseph Baumgarten, DS93-6. "A Rabbi & a Priest: the Dead Sea Scrolls' Contribution to Judaism & Early Christianity", May 24, 1993.

Dr. David Noel Freedman, ISF#7. "Who was the Teacher of Righteousness? Sleuthing out the Founder of the Dead Sea Community", April 13, 1988.
Dr. David Noel Freedman, ISF#32. "Nine Commandments & the Hebrew Bible", May 10, 1993.
Dr. David Noel Freedman, DS93-4. "The Hebrew Bible at Qumran: Oldest Biblical Texts in the World", May 11, 1993.
Dr. David Noel Freedman, BC95-8. "Israelite Beginnings, the Earliest Biblical Poetry", December 11, 1995.
Dr. David Noel Freedman, ISF#63. "Warrior Women of the Bible", December 2, 2004.

Dr. Tikva Frymer-Kensky, HMF94-5. "The Goddess Ishtar: Undomesticated Woman", November 1, 1994.
Dr. Tikva Frymer-Kensky, SUM98-2. "Gods & Goddesses of Ancient Sumer", October 26, 1998.

Dr. William Fulco, Sumer#8. "The Love Goddess in the West Semitic Tradition", May 9, 1987.
Dr. William Fulco, Sumer#9. "The Song of Songs: Love Goddesses, Hero Gods & Ordinary People", May 11, 1987.
Dr. William Fulco, ISF#4. "The Roots of Language: Did the Babylonians Speak an African Language?", August 26, 1987.
Dr. William Fulco, ISF#15. "The Changing Male & Female Nature of the Divine in the Ancient World", November 14, 1989.
Dr. William Fulco, BA90-2. "In the World of the Canaanites: their Religion, Literature & Way of Life", November 12, 1990.
Dr. William Fulco, ISF#29. "The Roots of Language, Part II: the Origins of Speech", December 10, 1992.
Dr. William Fulco, ISF#53. "Cakes for the Queen of Heaven: Canaanite Religion & Israelite Origins", November 7, 1996.

Dr. Russell Fuller, ITB07-2. "The Two Creation Stories in the Book of Genesis", May 30, 2007.

Dr. Alhena Gadotti, ITB07-1. "In Those Distant Days..., Creation Myths from Mesopotamia", May 21, 2007.

Dr. Lawrence Geraty, AAI01-3. "An Israelite Tribe 'Beyond the Jordan': Recent Discoveries at Tell 'Umayri", June 4, 2001.

Dr. William Scott Green, ISF#45. "The Origin & Development of the Messiah", June 6, 1995.

Dr. Jonas Greenfield, ISF#28. "The Dead Sea Scrolls Today", June 22, 1992.
Dr. Jonas Greenfield, EI92-7. "Jewish Military Colony in Egypt: Life at Elephantine in the Fifth Century BC", June 23, 1992.

Dr. Jo Ann Hackett, BW02-4. "Expansion of Trade and the Spread of the Alphabet", October 29, 2002.

Dr. William Hallo, HMF94-1. "Hammurapi of Babylon: His City & his Empire", October 3, 1994.

Dr. Rachel Hallote, DAO6-4. "From Canaan to Israel: Funerary Practices and Afterlife Beliefs", June 5, 2006.

Dr. Benson Harer, MRH13-4. "Coping with Women's Health Concerns in Ancient Egypt", May 21, 2013.

Dr. Wolfgang Heimpel, Sumer#5. "Shepherds in Sumerian Everyday Life", May 9, 1987.
Dr. Wolfgang Heimpel, Sumer#6. "Inanna on Friday", May 10, 1987.
Dr. Wolfgang Heimpel, Sumer#7. "Sumerian Names of Stars & Constellations", May 11, 1987.
Dr. Wolfgang Heimpel, ISF#24. "Ninurta & the Rebellion of Stones: the Last Great Sumerian Myth", April 11, 1991.

Dr. Ronald Hock, ISF#59. "Romancing the Gospels: a Novel Interpretation of Gospel Narratives", February 29, 2000.

Dr. Moawiyah Ibrahim, ISF#57. "Magan & Dilmun: Ancient Arabian Gulf States in Mesopotamian Records", January 13, 1998.

Dr. Anne Kilmer, ISF#12. "Music of the Ancient Near East: World's Oldest Song", June 21, 1989.

Dr. Samuel Noah Kramer, Sumer#1. "The Queen & the Shepherd: Sumerian Tales of Love, Death & Resurrection", May 8, 1987.
Dr. Samuel Noah Kramer, Sumer#2. "Development of the Cuneiform System of Writing", May 9, 1987.
Dr. Samuel Noah Kramer, Sumer#3. "Sumerian Myths & Epics", May 10, 1987.
Dr. Samuel Noah Kramer, Sumer#4. "The Legacy of Sumer: Western Man's Cultural Heritage", May 11, 1987.

Dr. Mark Lehner, ISF#19. "Uncovering the Mysteries of the Great Sphinx", June 6, 1990.

Barbara Lesko, ISF#27. "Women from the Monuments of Ancient Egypt", June 10, 1992.

Dr. Leonard Lesko, EI92-5. "Ancient Egyptian Funerary Practices: Traditions of Osiris & the Sun God Re", June 9, 1992.

Dr. Thomas Levy, ISF#75. "Quest for King Solomon's Mines: Cyber-Archaeology in Jordan's Desert", March 5, 2012.

Dr. Theodore Lewis, RAW04-4. "Ancient Israelite Religion: El Worship, Early Cult Centers & the Origins of Yahwism", March 29, 2004.

Dr. Dennis MacDonald, ISF#68. "A New Look at Q: Reconstructing the Earliest Lost Gospel from its Influence on Mark, Matthew and Luke", February 28, 2007.

Dr. Burton Mack, HMF94-7. "In Quest of the Historical Jesus", November 15, 1994.

Dr. Geoffrey Martin, HMF94-2. "Tutankhamun & the Amarna Religious Revolution", October 10, 1994.
Dr. Geoffrey Martin, ISF#40. "Tutankhamun's Courtiers: their Lost Tombs at Saqqara", October 12, 1994.

Dr. Kyle McCarter & Dr. Bruce Zuckerman, DS93-7. "Mysterious Treasure of the Copper Scroll", June 1, 1993.
Dr. Kyle McCarter, BW02-3. "The Origins & Early History of the Semitic Alphabet", October 15, 2002.

Dr. P. Kyle McCarter, Jr., ES12-1. "The Exodus from Egypt in Biblical Literature and Tradition", October 15, 2012.

Dr. Gregory McMahon, BC95-5. "Hittite Imperialism: the Genesis of a State", November 20, 1995.

Dr. Edmund Meltzer, ISF#5. "Akhenaten, the Rising & Setting of the Sun Disc", November 17, 1987.

Dr. Marvin Meyer, ISF#2. "Nag Hammadi Discovery: Early Christian Heresy or Counter Culture?", January 29, 1987.
Dr. Marvin Meyer, ISF#8. "Ancient Mystery Religions & Early Christianity", July 26, 1988.
Dr. Marvin Meyer, ISF#34. "The Gospel of Thomas: A New Look at Early Christianity", July 20, 1993.
Dr. Marvin Meyer, ISF#44. "Ancient Christian Magic: Conjuring the Powers", May 23, 1995.
Dr. Marvin Meyer, ISF#67. "Discovering the Gospel of Judas: Redemption of a Disciple of Jesus", February 13, 2007.

Dr. Piotr Michalowski, BA90-1. "Gilgamesh & the Great Flood: the Search for Immortality", October 29, 1990.
Dr. Piotr Michalowski, ISF#20. "Extraordinary Discovery of the Ebla Tablets", October 30, 1990.
Dr. Piotr Michalowski, BC95-2. "Mesopotamian Myths, Epics & Laments: the First Recorded Literature", October 30, 1995.

Dr. John Monson, AAI01-4. "The Extraordinary Temple at 'Ain Dara & its Parallels to the Temple in Jerusalem", June 11, 2001.

Dr. Robert Mullins, ISF#76. "The Many Ancient Temples of Beth Shean", March 19, 2012.
Dr. Robert Mullins, ES12-4. "The Settlement of the Hill Country of Canaan around 1200 BCE", November 5, 2012.

Dr. William Murnane, AAN98-4. "Horizon of the Aten: Egypt's New Capital City", June 1, 1998.

Dr. David O'Connor, HMF94-4. "Osiris, Deified King & God of the Afterlife", October 24, 1994.
Dr. David O'Connor, ISF#41. "New Discoveries at Abydos: the Origins of Egyptian Civilization", October 25, 1994.

Dr. David Owen, ISF#23. "Daily Life in Ancient Sumer", March 19, 1991.

Dr. Dennis Pardee, BC95-6. "The West Semitic Alphabet & the Spread of Civilization", November 28, 1995.

Michael Phelps, ISF#51. "The Dead Sea Scrolls & the Early History of the Bible", June 4, 1996.

Dr. Peter Piccione, ISF#35. "The Pharoah Played Softball: Sports & Ritual Games in Ancient Egypt", February 22, 1994.

Dr. Amanda Podany, ISF#39. "Daily Life in the Old Babylonian Empire", June 8, 1994.
Dr. Amanda Podany, ISF#55. "The Babylonians & their Neighbors in the 'International Age'", December 2, 1997.
Dr. Amanda Podany, ISF#64. "Daughter of One King, Wife of Another: Hopes and Fears of Foreign Queens in the Ancient Near East", December 16, 2004.
Dr. Amanda Podany, OBA10-4. "Diplomacy in the Old Babylonian Period, a Case Study", May 17, 2010.

Dr. Bezalel Porten, ISF#1. "They Wrote on Papyrus: Ancient Jewish Military Colony in Egypt", October 1, 1986.

Dr. Anne Porter, DAO6-1. "Death in Mesopotamia", May 8, 2006.

Dr. Donald Redford, EI92-1. "Akhenaten & Moses: Monotheism in Ancient Egypt & Israel", May 19, 1992.
Dr. Donald Redford, ISF#37. "The Egyptian Sed Festival: A Royal Jubilee to Rejuvenate the Pharoah", March 14, 1994.
Dr. Donald Redford, EBA97-4. "War of the Nations: Egypt & the Sea Peoples", May 19, 1997.
Dr. Donald Redford, AAN98-1. "The Amarna Age -- its Historical Setting", April 27, 1998.
Dr. Donald B. Redford, ITB07-3. "The Origins of the Cosmos in Ancient Egypt", June 11, 2007.
Dr. Donald Redford, ES12-2. "The Exodus Narrative — Did it Really Happen? An Egyptologist's Perspective", October 22, 2012.

Dr. Ronny Reich, ISF#69. "New Discoveries from the City of Jerusalem", March 4, 2009.

Dr. Seth Richardson, OBA10-1. "The Old Babylonian Period: A User's Guide", April 12, 2010.

Dr. Robert Ritner, ISF#36. "Ritual Magic & Popular Religion in Ancient Egypt", March 7, 1994.
Dr. Robert Ritner, BC95-4. "Science & Magic in the Medicine of Ancient Egypt", November 14, 1995.
Dr. Robert Ritner, MRH13-1. "Magic at the Creation: the Theory and Practice of Egyptian Religious Ritual", April 22, 2013.

Dr. Gay Robins, AAN98-3. "Amarna Art: Innovation within Tradition", May 18, 1998.

Dr. James Robinson, BA90-4. "Discoveries at Nag Hammadi: Early Christian Gnostic Gospels", December 3, 1990.

Dr. John Russell, BC95-7. "King of the Four Quarters of the Earth: Art, Power & Politics in the Assyrian Empire", December 5, 1995.

Dr. James Sanders, BA90-5. "The Dead Sea Scrolls: their Impact on our Understanding of the Bible", December 10, 1990.

Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, DS93-5. "Sacred Time, Sacred Space: Enigma of the Temple Scroll", May 17, 1993.

Prof. Denise Schmandt-Besserat, ISF#22. "Ancient Tokens & the Invention of the World's First Writing", March 7, 1991.
Prof. Denise Schmandt-Besserat, BC95-1. "Invention of Writing in Sumer: the Beginning of History", October 23, 1995.

Dr. Tammi Schneider, ISF#38. "The Philistines: What do we Really Know about Them?", May 4, 1994.
Dr. Tammi Schneider, EBA97-6. "The Philistines Create a New Home", June 3, 1997.

Dr. William Schniedewind, AAI01-2. "From the 'House of David' to Ekron's Temple: New Light on Israelite History from Ancient Inscriptions", May 21, 2001.

Hershel Shanks, DS93-1. "How the Dead Sea Scrolls were Discovered & What they Say", April 21, 1993.

Dr. Ita Sheres, ISF#49. "Sex & Ritual in the Dead Sea Scrolls", May 6, 1996.

Dr. David Silverman, AAN98-2. "The Religion of the Aten", May 4, 1998.
Dr. David Silverman, BW02-2. "Early Hieroglyphic Writing in Ancient Egypt", October 8, 2002.

Dr. Mark Smith, HMF94-3. "The Life & Times of Baal: Canaanite Myths from Ugarit", October 17, 1994.

Dr. Stuart T. Smith, ISF#62. "The Price of Immortality: Funerary Practices, Society & Gender in Ancient Egypt", March 26, 2001.

Dr. Daniel Snell, OBA10-5. "Literature and the Gods in the Old Babylonian Period", May 24, 2010.

Dr. David Stronach, ISF#56. "Nineveh: Glimpses of Assyria's 'Exceedingly Great City'", December 16, 1997.

Dr. Elaine Sullivan, ISF#71. "The Temple of Amun-Re at Karnak: 2000 Years of Rituals and Renovations", February 8, 2010.

Dr. Marvin Sweeney, ISF#78. "Who Really Wrote the Bible and Why?", March 10, 2014.

Dr. Kasia Szpakowska, ISF#61. "Dreams & the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt", March 12, 2001.

Dr. Stephen Tinney, SUM98-3. "The Edubba: Education in Early Mesopotamia", November 2, 1998.

Dr. Francesco Tiradritti, MRH13-3. "Isis, Great of Magic, from Pharaonic to Roman Times", May 13, 2013.

Dr. David Ulansey, ISF#42. "The Mithraic Mysteries Unveiled: Cosmology & Salvation in the Ancient World", April 25, 1995.
Dr. David Ulansey, ISF#60. "Mithras & Christ: Hypercosmic Gods in the Ancient World", March 14, 2000.

Dr. David Ussishkin, ISF#18. "The Assyrian Conquest of the Biblical City of Lachish", March 29, 1990.

Dr. Theo van den Hout, RAW04-3. "How to Become a God: the Hittites and their Thousand Gods", March 22, 2004.
Dr. Theo van den Hout, DAO6-3. "Striving Toward Death? Hittite Beliefs on Death and the Afterlife", May 22, 2006.

Dr. James VanderKam, ISF#50. "The Dead Sea Scrolls, Jesus & the New Testament", May 20, 1996.

Dr. Elizabeth Waraksa, ISF#72. "Queen of the Gods, Mistress of the Two Lands, Great of Dread: the Goddess Mut & her Theban Temple", February 22, 2010.

Dr. William Ward, EI92-2. "Egypt & Israel from the Settlement to the Destruction of Solomon's Temple", May 26, 1992.

Eric Wells, ISF#74. "Dogs and Devotion: Private Religious Practice in Ancient Egypt", June 20, 2011.

Dr. Raymond Westbrook, SUM98-4. "Law & Justice in Ancient Sumer", November 9, 1998.

Dr. Joan Westenholz, WAW99-2. "Enheduana: Princess, Priestess, Poetess", May 10, 1999.

Dr. Jacquelyn Williamson, ISF#73. "Queen Nefertiti's Lost Sun Temple: Royal Women and their Role in the Reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten", June 6, 2011.

Dr. Michael Wise, DS93-3. "The Dead Sea Scrolls, Masada & Josephus", May 3, 1993.

Prof. Arlene Wolinski, ISF#11. "Egyptian Ceremonial Masks: Re-examining the Priest & his Role", April 12, 1989.

Dr. Christopher Woods, RAW04-1. "On the Eastern Horizon: the Sun God in Ancient Mesopotamia", March 1, 2004.

Dr. J. Edward Wright, DS93-2. "Search for Salvation in the Qumran Era", April 26, 1993.

Dr. James Wright, EBA97-3. "Troy, the Trojan War & Homer: Archaeological Perspective", May 12, 1997.

Frank Yurko, EI92-3. "The Earliest Pictures of Israelites at Karnak Temple", May 31, 1992.

Dr. Ziony Zevit, ISF#10. "Tablets of Ugarit: Insider's View of the Canaanite World", October 27, 1988.

Dr. Bruce Zuckerman, ISF#6. "Rescuing the Dead Sea Scrolls", March 16, 1988.
Dr. Bruce Zuckerman & Dr. Kyle McCarter, DS93-7. "Mysterious Treasure of the Copper Scroll", June 1, 1993.


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