AboutMatthew Suriano is an Associate Professor in the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on the history and culture of ancient Israel through the integration of biblical literature, Northwest Semitic inscriptions, and the archaeology of the Levant.
Hebrew Bible; death, burial, and the afterlife; ancient inscriptions; kingship and royal historiography; the archaeology of the Levant.
EducationPh.D. University of California, Los Angeles. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
M.A. Jerusalem University College. Ancient History of Syria-Palestine
B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. History
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