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YORAM  TSAFRIR,  PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF ARCHAEOLOGY 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : KFAR AZAR
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Department Faculty  
INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1976
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2006
PROFESSOR 1987
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1981
SENIOR LECTURER 1978
LECTURER 1976
 
Administrative Position   From To
Head, Inst. of Archaeology 1989 1992
Director, Jewish National and University Library. 2001 2007
 
External Academic Positions
Visiting Fellow: Harvard Univ., Dumbarton Oaks, Washington -
DC
Memberships and Fellowships:
Member, Isr. Acad. Sci. & Humanities, since 2001;
Archaeolgical Council, since 1976
Foreign Vice-Pres., Harvard Univ.- Dumbarton Oaks Alumni
Awards: E.M.E.T. Prize, 2014.
 
Research Interests
Archaeology and history of Palestine in the Hellenistic, Roman and
Byzantine periods; historical geography of Palestine in those periods.
 
Research Projects
Onomasticon of Judaea, Palaestina and Arabia in Greek and Roman
Excavations of Bet Shean (Scythopolis); publication of the final
Onomasticon of Eretz Israel:
Excavations at Rehovot-in-the-Negev: (with Prof. K.G. Holum, Univ. of
Excavations of Roman, Byzantine and Early Arab Bet Shean
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Sefer Yerushalaim [The History of Jerusalem] - The Roman and 1999
A statue of Dionysos as a youth recently discovered at Bet 1990
The date of the "earthquake of the sabbatical year." 1989
Aila (Eilat) and its gulf in Greek and Roman sources. 1989
The date of the "earthquake of the sabbatical year." 1989
The synagogue at Meroth, the synagogue at Capernaum and the 1989
Christian archaeology in Israel in recent years. 1989
The Bet Shean Project. 1988
The Bet Shean project. 1988
Jews, Samaritans and Christians in Byzantine Palestine. 1988
An annotated map of Byzantine settlements in Israel - State of 1988
Further evidence of the cult of Zeus Akraios at Bet Shean. 1988
Rehovot-in-the-Negev: Preliminary report, 1986. 1988
Excavations at Rehovot-in-the-Negev. Vol. 1988
The Byzantine setting and its influence on ancient synagogues. 1987
The Bet Shean Project. 1987
The Bet Shean project. 1987
Nysa-Scythopolis - A new inscription and the titles of the city 1986
Nysa-Scythopolis - A new inscription and the titles of the city 1986
 
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