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Dr. Eilat Mazar

Scientific Biography:


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born 1956 Jerusalem, Israel
052-2288442 (Cell)
mazareilat@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ):

1997

Ph.D. in Archaeology, under the supervision of Prof. E. Stern: “The Achziv Burials: A Test-Case for Phoenician-Punic Burial Customs”

1990

M.A. in Archaeology, under the supervision of Prof. N. Avigad: “The Ophel of Biblical Jerusalem in the First Temple Period in Light of Archaeological Research”

1981

B.A. in Archaeology and Jewish History

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Public Committee against the Destruction of Antiquities on the Temple Mount
  • Archaeological Council of Israel
  • Directorate of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority
  • Government Names Committee
  • MAIN RESEARCH INTERETS

  • Biblical Archaeology
  • The Archaeology of Jerusalem
  • The Archaeology of the Phoenicians
  • EXCAVATIONS AND RESEARCH

    2009-
    on going project
    Director of the Ophel excavtions, HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    2005-2008 Director of City of David excavations, HUJ Institute of Archaeology, Jerusalem
    1995-
    on going project
    Director of the Temple Mount Excavations Publication Project
    (B. Mazar Excavations 1968-1978)
    2002-2008 Senior Research Fellow, The Shalem Center ,Jerusalem; Director of the documentation of the Temple Mount Walls project and the City of David Excavations
    2002, 2004 Director of Achziv-Northern Cemetery excavations (two seasons), HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1985-1995 Research Assistant to Prof. B. Mazar, research on Jerusalem and publication of the Temple Mount excavations in Jerusalem, HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1994 Director of Ophel excavations in Jerusalem, HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1992, 1994 Director of Achziv-Northern Cemetery excavations (two seasons), HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1990 Director of salvage excavation at ‘Atlit, Israel Antiquities Authority
    1988-1990 Director of Achziv-Southern Cemetery excavations (four seasons), HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1988 Director of salvage excavation at Achziv-Eastern Cemetery, HUJ Institute of Archaeology and Israel Antiquities Authority
    1986-1987 Co-director of Ophel excavations in Jerusalem (three seasons), HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1981-1985 Supervisor of Area E3 at City of David excavations and member of excavation team, under the direction of Prof. Y. Shiloh, HUJ Institute of Archaeology
    1980-1984 Processing of material from the Achziv excavations, under the direction of Dr. M. Prausnitz, Israel Dept. of Antiquities
    1984 Co-director of Achziv-Northern Cemetery excavations, Israel Department of Antiquities
    1977-1978 Processing of material from the excavations at Giloh, under the direction of Prof. A. Mazar, HUJ Institute of Archaeology