Prof. Erella Hovers
Ph.D. 1998, Hebrew University
- Plio-Pleistocene archaeology in East Africa
- The Middle Paleolithic of the Levant
- The evolution of symbolism and art
- Lithic technology
- Subsistence and mobility (land-use strategies) of early hominins
- Taphonomy and site formation processes
- Archaeological theory
- Co-organization and publication of the Wenner-Gren Symposium "Alternative Pathways to Complexity: evolutionary trajectories in the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age" (to appear as a Current Anthropology supplement)
- Co-organization and publication of the Israel Science Foundation workshop "Opportunities, Problems and Future Directions in the Study of Open-air Middle Paleolithic Sites"
- The Neandertal site of Amud Cave, Israel : excavations (1991-1994) and publication of interdisciplinary research results (with Y. Rak, W. Kimbel, R. Rabinovich, P. Goldberg, Y. Goren, M. Madella and others).
- Late Pliocene archaeology in Hadar, Northern Ethiopia: excavations (1994, 2000-2002) and publication of interdisciplinary research results (with C. Feibel, B. Martinze-Navarro, T. Goldman, C. Campisano, W. Kimbel and others).
- Excavations in the Middle Paleolithic open-air site of 'Ein Qashish'
Mae Goder (graudated 1997); Nira Alperson (graduated 2001); Talia Goldman (graduated 2004);
Rachel Pear (graduated 2004); Hila Ashkenazi (graduated 2005); Ravid Ekhstian (graduated 2006);
Ariel Malinsky-Buller (graduated 2008); Micka Ullman (current);
Laura Centi (current)
Ph.D. Students (current):
Arik Buller; Ravid Ekshtain; Mae Goder;
Masha Krakovsky (current)
Photographs and Figures