Eric H Cline
Date of Birth  :
September 1, 1960
Place of Birth  :
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
archaeology author and historian
Educational background  :
  • B.A. in Classical Archaeology at Dartmouth College (1982).
  • M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at Yale University (1984).
  • Cline received his Ph.D. in Ancient H
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • He is an active field archaeologist with 27 seasons of excavation and survey knowledge in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Cyprus, Greece, Crete, and the United States, including seven seasons at the site of Megiddo (biblical Armageddon) in Israel, where he is Associate Director (USA).

  • Cline is also Co-Director of the renewed excavations at Tel Kabri, Israel.
  • A two-time winner of the Biblical Archaeology Society's "Best Popular Book on Archaeology" Award (2001 and 2009) and a popular professor, he has also won both national and local teaching awards, including the ‘Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching’ Award from the Archaeological Institute of America (2005).

Bibliography  :
Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean ,Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.