Director of the excavations of David’s Citadel, in Jerusalem, Hillel Geva (“Searching for Roman Jerusalem”) edited Ancient Jerusalem Revealed (Israel Exploration Society and the Biblical Archaeology Society, 1994). He also excavated, with the late Nahman Avigad, in the city’s Jewish Quarter and is preparing the final reports on those excavations for publication.
Hanan Eshel (“Jerusalem No More”) is senior lecturer of archaeology at Hebrew University and at Bar-Ilan University. He is codirector of excavations at Tel Yatir and has also dug at Ketef Jericho, the Mackuk Cave and Qumran.
Kenneth G. Holum (“Hadrian’s Imperial Tour”) is a professor of history at the University of Maryland and a fellow at the Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, in Washington, D.C. He has directed the Combined Caesarea Expeditions since 1989 and is co-author of King Herod’s Dream: Caesarea on the Sea (Norton, 1988).