Amihai Mazar, Ephraim Stern, Amnon Ben-Tor, all of Hebrew University; Lawrence Stager of Harvard; William Dever and Seymour Gitin, the former and present directors of the Albright Institute in Jerusalem; and even Baruch Halpern, co-director with Finkelstein and David Ussishkin of the current excavation of Megiddo.


Ephraim Stern, recently retired as director of the Tel Dor excavation, has been succeeded by Ilan Sharon who, joined by Dor-staffer Ayelet Gilboa, now supports the low chronology.