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Michal Birkenfeld

Selected Publications:

M.A. Thesis, 2008. Aspects of Time and Space at the Early Neolithic Site of Kfar HaHoresh: A GIS-based Stratigraphical and Spatial analysis, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (145p.)

Articles

  1. Goring-Morris, A.N., M. Birkenfeld & O. Barzilai 2006. Nahal Lavan 1006: an ephemeral PPNB camp site in the Western Negev, Israel. Neo-Lithics 2/06:26-32.

  2. Goring-Morris, A.N., H. Ashkenazi, O. Barzilai, M. Birkenfeld, V. Eshed, Y. Goren, L.K. Horwitz, M. Oron, & J. K. Williams.2008. The 2007-8 Excavation Seasons at Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Kfar HaHoresh, Israel. Antiquity 82/318. http://antiquity.ac.uk/ProjGall/goringmorris/index.html

  3. Barzilai, O., Birkenfeld, M. and Crouvi, O. (in press). Ramat Rachel - A Palaeolithic site in Jerusalem. Euroasian Prehistory.

  4. Birkenfeld, M. & A.N. Goring-Morris. (in press). Spatial analysis of PPNB Kfar HaHoresh Using GIS. In: Healey, E., Campble, S. and O. Maeda (eds) The 6th International Conference on PPN Chipped and Ground Stone Industries of the Fertile Crescent: Studies in Technology, Environment, Production, and Society (STEPS) (Manchester 2008). Berlin: SENEPSE. ex oriente.(19p text, 10 figs).

  5. Goring-Morris, A.N., Birkenfeld, M. and J.K.Williams (In press). Virtual sections for stratigraphic management in multi-component archaeological sites. Neo-Lithics 2-08. (9 text, 8 figs).

  6. Yamada, S., Lili-Tafber, C. and Birkenfeld, M. (in press). Use-wear Analysis of Flint Tools from Bir Safadi and Abu Matar: Preliminary Report. In: Gilead, I. (ed), Bir Safadi & Abu Matar report. (6p text, 4 figs, 1 table).


Papers and Posters Presented at International Academic Conferences, Symposia and Workshops

  1. Birkenfeld, M., & A.N. Goring-Morris. February 2008. Spatial analysis of PPNB Kfar HaHoresh Using GIS. Contribution to The 6th Neo-Lithics Workshop on Studies in Technology, Environment, Production, and Society (STEPS) of Neolithic Chipped and Ground Stones. Victoria University of Manchester, UK.

  2. Birkenfeld, M., & A.N. Goring-Morris. May 2008. Stratigraphy and Spatial Analysis at Kfar HaHoresh, Using GIS Applications - Preliminary Results. Contribution to symposium on: New Approaches for Computer Applications in the Archaeology of the Levant. Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Sponsored by The Archaeology Division, Ben-Gurion University, the Chiron Marie Curie Project, the Israel Antiquities Authority & Israel National Commission for UNESCO.


Un-refereed publications

  1. Goring-Morris, A.N. and M. Birkenfeld. 2008. Kfar HaHoresh - a cult and mortuary site. Past Horizons 5, Pp.20-25.
    http://publications.pasthorizons.tv/?id=pasthorizonsNov08 (5p text, 8 figs).


Other publications

  1. Birkenfeld, M. 2008. Moza 'Illit, final report. Hadashot Arkheologiyot: Excavations and Surveys in Israel 120.
    http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail_eng.asp?id=806&mag_id=114

  2. Birkenfeld, M. 2008. Khirbat esh-Sheikh Ghazi (east), final report. Hadashot Arkheologiyot: Excavations and Surveys in Israel 120.
    http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail_eng.asp?id=898&mag_id=114

  3. Eirich-Rose, A. and Birkenfeld, M. 2008 Survey of Ramot forest A-4716, final report. Hadashot Arkheologiyot: Excavations and Surveys in Israel 120.
    http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail_eng.asp?id=806&mag_id=114