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Eric H Cline
Professor of Classics and Anthropology, George Washington University

Eric H Cline is professor of classics and anthropology and director of the Capitol Archaeological Institute at George Washington University. He has more than 30 seasons of excavation experience. His latest book is Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology (2017). 

Written by Eric H Cline

Essay/
The ancient world
The Masada mystery

Have archaeologists proven the ancient tale of mass suicide in the Judaean desert or twisted science for political end?

Eric H Cline