• I am an archaeologist that researches and teaches courses in Hebrew Bible, anthropology, and music of antiquity. I work as an archaeologist in Jordan, and as an Associate Director of the Tel Jalul Project. I have also started excavating in Sicily
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022-01-01 Asherah. Everyone Favorite GirlIn Pursuit of Visibility Essays in Archaeology, Ethnography, and Text in Honor of Beth Alpert Nakhai Edited by Jennie Ebeling and Laura B. Mazow. Archaeopress Publishing Ltd2022-01-01
    2018-01-01 Potential Musical Instructions in Ancient IsraelCambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne2018-01-01
    2006-10-01 Black Biblical Studies and Near Eastern ArchaeologyJournal for Black Theology.  4:14. 2006-10-01
    2006-03-01 "Lintel Inscription Tall Hisban, field M, Square 5, 2001Andrews University Studies.  43:247-260. 2006-03-01
    2006-02-01 "Who's the Man?" Sex and Gender in Iron Age Israel Musical PerformanceNear Eastern Archaeology.  27. 2006-02-01


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    2019-01-01 A Brief Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament..  Cognella. 2019-01-01
    2018-12-01 Is God Funky or What? Black Biblical Culture and Contemporary Popular Music.  . 2018-12-01
    2018-08-01 A Brief Exploration of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.  . 2018-08-01
    2018-01-01 Is God Funky or What?.  Black Studies and Critical Thinking 111. 2018-01-01
    2006-06-01 Listening to the Artifacts: Music Culture in Ancient Israel/Palestine.  T & T Clark International Publishing. 2006-06-01
    2006-05-01 Listening to the Artifacts.  . 2006-05-01


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    2015-01-01 Carl Engel’s Perspectives of the Hebrews and Their Music.  Carl Engel––The Music of the Most Ancient Nations. Ekho Verlag, Berlin. 2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Why did Zimmerman get out of his Car?.  Trayvon Martin in US: An American Tragedy. 195. 2015-01-01
    2009-11-01 Commentary "The Books of Samuel" in African Study Bible.  Oxford University Press. 6. 2009-11-01
    2008-05-01 "Music and Music Culture".  New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible. 2008-05-01
    2003-08-01 "Ancient Music of Israel/Palestine: What are the Sources, and How Should We treat them?" Moving from the Specific to the General and Back Again".  Sources of Music in Ancient Israel/Palestine Ed. Regina Randhofer. 2003-08-01


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    2016-01-01 Music and Musical Instruments of the Ancient Near East and Hebrew BibleEBR DeGruyter in Germany. 2016-01-01
    2014-01-01 ArchaeomusicologyThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 MusicThe Bible and the Arts. Oxford: Oxford. 2014-01-01
    2004-10-01 Review of The Music of El Dorado: The Ethnomusicology of Ancient South AmericaJournal of the Society of Ethnomusicology. 3. 2004-10-01


    Research Overview

  • Reconstruction of Syro-Palestinian and Near Eastern Music Culture and Cataloging Musical Artifacts; Utilization Analysis of Syro-Palestinian Sacred Space; Archaeomusicology; Ethnomusicology
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    Teaching Overview

  • Archaeology of ancient Israel and the Near East; various subjects of the Hebrew Bible; Music and the Ancient World
  • Full Name

  • Theodore W Burgh