Dr. Naama Yahalom-Mack

Naama Yahalom-Mack

Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, in the Biblical archaeology department. Specialized in archaeometallurgy (the study of ancient metals) in the Bronze and Iron Ages.

Ph.D. dissertation topic: Bronze in the Beginning of the Iron Age in the Land of Israel: Production and Utilization in a Diverse Ethno-Political Setting. Advisors:  Prof. Ami Mazar (Hebrew University), Dr. Sariel Shalev (Haifa University and Weizmann Institute for Science.

Projects:

  • 2002–present. Guest student of the Kimmel Center for Archaeological Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.
  • 1998–present. Member of the Beth Shean Valley Archaeological Project, including excavations at Tel Rehov (directed by Prof. A. Mazar).
  • 2001–present. Preparation and publication of small finds from Tel Batash, Tel Beth Shean and Tel Rehov excavations.

Head of The Laboratory for Archaeological Materials and Ancient Technologies at the Institute of Archaeology

Students:

Alla Rabinovich (m.a.)

Tzilla Eshel (m.a. and PhD)