Visiting Scholar, Indiana University
Michael Press is an archaeologist and writer living in Bloomington, Indiana. He is the author of Ashkelon 4: The Iron Age Terracottas of Ashkelon and Philistia (2012).
Mummies among us
Before death became a source of disgust and denial, Europeans cheerfully painted with – and ingested – human remains
Who really owns the past?
Cultural heritage is an ideal imposed from above. It’s time to listen to what communities value about their own histories
Struggling to see Palestine
For Westerners, the Bible and its prophecies have obscured as much as they’ve revealed about the Holy Land