Eric H. Cline

Eric H. Cline (born September 1, 1960) is an author, historian, archaeologist, and anthropology professor at George Washington University, where he is the Chair of the Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures. Cline received his Ph.D. in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania (1991), his M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at Yale University (1984), and his B.A. in Classical Archaeology at Dartmouth College (1982). He is Associate Director (USA) of the Megiddo (biblical Armageddon) excavations in Israel and Co-Director of the renewed excavations at Tel Kabri, also in Israel.


Dr. Cline has appeared in numerous television documentaries for the National Geographic Channel, the Discovery Channel, the BBC, and the History Channel.

ome notable TV appearances

* "Countdown to Armageddon" (History Channel)
* "Mysteries of the Bible" (National Geographic Channel): "Ark of the Covenant", "Exodus Revealed", "Lost Cities", "Secrets of Revelation", "Noah's Ark", and "Lost Kings of the Bible (David and Solomon)"
* "Secrets of the Aegean Apocalypse (Mystery of the Sea Peoples)" (History Channel)
* "The Truth of Troy" (BBC)
* "Joshua and the Battle of Jericho" (Discovery Channel)
* "Time Titans" (Pilot Episode, did not air) (History Channel)

elected publications

* "From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible", 2007, ISBN 1426200846
* "Thutmose III: A New Biography", 2005, ISBN 0472114670
* "Jerusalem Besieged: From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel", 2004, ISBN 0472113135
* "The Battles of Armageddon: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley from the Bronze Age to the Nuclear Age", 2000, ISBN 0472097393
* "Amenhotep III: Perspectives on His Reign", 1998, ISBN 0472107429
* "Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: International Trade and the Late Bronze Age Aegean", 1994, ISBN 0860547655

External links

* [ Cline's website at George Washington University]
* [ The Virtual Bible, Production Team] : Cline biography
* [ Minerva Magazine - News] : Middle Bronze Age excavation at Tel Kabri, Israel jointly directed by Cline
* [ The Megiddo Expedition website at Tel Aviv University]
* [ From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible] reviewed by "Biblical Archaeology Review"

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