Rethinking Childhood in Biblical Times: Feminist Archaeologist Offers New Take on Ancient Society

Male-dominated research field has overlooked women and children, argues Israeli researcher whose latest study uncovers evidence that could change the way we see ancient artifacts

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Illustration of a detail from a relief depicting adult captives hold children's hands during a battle in Assyria in 650 B.C.E.
Illustration of a detail from a relief depicting adult captives hold children's hands during a battle in Assyria in 650 B.C.E.Credit: Yulia Rodman
Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson

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