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Prof. Amnon Ben-Tor


Ph.D. 1969, Hebrew University

Yigael Yadin Professor in the Archaeology of Eretz Israel, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University (1988-present)

Research Interests:

  • Archaeology of Eretz Israel and the ancient Near East.
  • Hazor and the archaeology of Canaan and Israel
  • The foreign relations of Palestine during the third millennium BCE
  • Iron Age cult as evidenced by archaeological finds
  • The glyptic art of Canaan in the third millennium BCE


  • Horvat Usa (1963)
  • Tel Yarmuth (1970)
  • Azor (1971)
  • Athienou, Cyprus (1971-1972; with T. Dothan)
  • Tel Qiri (1975-1976)
  • Yoqne‘am (1977-1979; 1981; 1987-1988)
  • Tel Qashish (1978-1979; 1981-1985; 1987)
  • The Selz Foundation Hazor Excavations in Memory of Yigael Yadin (1990-present)

Curriculum Vitae
Selected List of Publications