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Prehistoric Archaeology
Archaeology of the Biblical Period
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Civilizations of the Ancient Near East

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Prof. Yosef Garfinkel


Ph.D. 1992, Hebrew University

Research Interests:

  • The Neolithic period of the Near East
  • The history of dance
  • The Chalcolithic period
  • The Biblical Kingdom of Judah

Ongoing Projects:

  • Excavations at Yiftahel, a PPNB site in the Lower Galilee
  • Excavations at the PPNA site of Gesher, Jordan Valley
  • Excavations at the Late Neolithic site of Tel ‘Ali, Jordan Valley
  • Excavations at the Neolithic site of Ashkelon, the coastal plain
  • Excavations at the Yarmukian site of Sha‘ar Hagolan, near the Sea of Galilee
  • Excavations at Tel Tsaf
  • Excavations at Khirbet Qeiyafa

Curriculum Vitae
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