CCCRH Executive Director, Dr Gregory Jenks, is also the coin curator for the Bethsaida Excavations Project on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee.

Dr Jenks is currently working with colleagues from the Coin Department of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Bethsaida Excavations Project to prepare a comprehensive report on the more than 600 coins recovered during the period 1987–2016.

Previous coin studies have included:

Gregory C. Jenks, “2013 Bethsaida Coin Report” In Rami Arav, Kate Raphael, Carl Savage, Nicolae Roddy, Toni Fisher & Gregory C. Jenks, Report on the 2013 Excavation Season. (Omaha, NE: Consortium for the Bethsaida Excavations Project, 2013).

Gregory C. Jenks, “A Roman coin from Bethsaida (Et-tell).”  In  A Life in Parables and Poetry: Pedagogue, Poet, Scholar. Essays in honor of Mishael Maswari Caspi,  edited John T. Greene, 121–32. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz, 2014.

Gregory C. Jenks, “More than just Couch ChangeBethsaida Coin Report 2001-2012.” In Bethsaida in Archaeology, History, and Ancient Culture. A Festschrift in Honor of John T. Greene,  edited by J. Harold Ellens, 152–87. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Gregory C. Jenks,  “Bethsaida Coin Report: 2014 Season” The complete list of coins recovered during the 2014 season of the Bethsaida Excavation Project, with detailed descriptions and photographs. Prepared in collaboration with and under the supervision of Donald T. Ariel, Head of the Coin Department, Israel Antiquities Authority. The contributions of Ariel Berman, David Jacobson, and Peter Lewis are gratefully acknowledged.

Gregory C. Jenks, “The Medieval Coins from Bethsaida.” Presentation to the Bethsaida Excavations Project session, SBL International Conference, Buenos Aires, July 2015.

 

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