Garo Nalbandian

Hershel Shanks addressing the reception in the garden of the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem in May 2013. Seated in the front row, from left to right, are Ephraim Stern, chairman of the board of the Israel Exploration Society and editor of Qadmoniot and The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land; Joseph Aviram, president of the Israel Exploration Society; and Trude Dothan, world expert on the Philistines, doyenne of Israeli archaeology and codirector of the excavation of Philistine Ekron.