Avraham Biran, Israeli archaeologist who found House of David inscription, dies at 98Background here.
Times Staff Reports
October 26, 2008
Avraham Brian, an Israeli archaeologist whose three-decade dig at the ancient city of Dan in northern Israel yielded historical treasures including a fragment of a stone monument that provided the first known reference outside the Bible to the royal House of David, died Sept. 16 in Jerusalem, the Hebrew Union College and the Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem announced. He was 98.
Sunday, October 26, 2008
AN OBITUARY FOR AVRAHAM BIRAN in the Los Angeles Times: