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Online only workshop on fortifications and symbolism

Please note that the Minvera RIAB Center workshop scheduled for Monday, May 22nd, 2023 in the late afternoon/evening, on "Fortifications and Symbolism in the Ancient southern Levant" will be conducted only online through zoom, and not face to face.

Here is the link to the zoom:

Here is the schedule:

16:30 Opening remarks - Prof. Aren Maeir

16:35 The call of the wall: The symbolism of city walls - Prof. Angelika Berlejung (Leipzig)

17:05 The fortifications of Jerusalem in the Persian Period - Prof. Oded Lipschits (TAU)

17:35 The fortifications of Philistine Gath: Between functionality and symbolism - Prof. Aren M. Maeir (BIU)

18:05 Discussion


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