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Prof. Yizhar Hirschfeld

The Institute of Archaeology deeply regrets to announce that Prof. Yizhar Hirschfeld passed away on November 16th, 2006. In the near future the Institute will nominate a committee to oversee the completion and publication of his scientific legacy.

Ph.D. 1987, Hebrew University

Research Interests:

  • Greco-Roman and Byzantine archaeology
  • The archaeology of the Near East in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods

Ongoing Projects:

  • Excavation and study of Ramat Hanadiv
  • Excavation and study of Ein-Gedi
  • Excavation and study of Tiberias
  • Survey and study of Shivta
  • Monasteries and churches of the Holy Land
  • The archaeology of the Dead Sea region

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