|Occupation||Archaeologist, senior fellow at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research|
Shimon Gibson is a British-born archaeologist living in Israel.
Gibson obtained a PhD in landscape archaeology in the southern Levant from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. He is currently a Senior Associate Fellow at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem and an adjunct Professor of Archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Shimon Gibson was the lead archeologist excavating the wilderness cave of John the Baptist in 2000 and later wrote The Cave of John the Baptist. He leads the team that found a 10-line ritual cup at Mount Zion.
He is the editor of The Illustrated Dictionary & Concordance of the Bible and was co-editor, with Avraham Negev, of the Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land. In his The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeological Evidence (2009) he advanced the theory that Jesus was killed for acts of healing.
Gibson has appeared in a number of biblical archaeology documentaries.
- Shimon Gibson, Harper Collins author biography, accessed Dec 23, 2011
- Albright Institute, list of fellows, accessed Dec 23, 2011
- Bible-Era Mystery Vessel Found -- Code Stumps Experts
- Shimon Gibson - Director
- Archeologists: Shimon Gibson
- Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
- Shimon Gibson from HarperCollins Publishers (HarperOne, 2009)
- Why Was Jesus Killed? Shimon Gibson’s Take
- IMDB Shimon Gibson
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