You are hereHomeBARNovember/December 2016 Page Numbers Yes No Biblical Archaeology Review 42:6, November/December 2016 Pigs as an Ethnic Marker? You Are What You EatBy Lidar Sapir-Hen Ancient Israelites didn’t eat pigs. Philistines did. Therefore if you are excavating and find lots of pig bones at your site, it can’t be Israelite—or can it? A new survey brings this conventional wisdom into question with surprising results. Join the BAS Library! Already a library member? Log in here. Institution user? Log in with your IP address.