Curriculum Vitae

Yoav Arbel

                                                                                                                       

Research Archaeologist, Israel Antiquities Authority

 

1995. BA (Honors). Archaeology and African Studies. Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Israel)

2000. MA, Anthropology. University of California, San Diego (UCSD), USA.

2005. Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, (UCSD), USA.               

           

Excavations director:

Gimzo (1996), Kafr Yama (1997), Kafr Bara (1997), Lod (2000), Beth Nehemia (2000), Ramla (2001), Rishon le-Zion (2003), Sha'alabim (2006), Mt Zion (2008), Jaffa (several sites, 2005-2009).

Staff member (Israel):

Beth She'an (1988-1992), Maresha (1990, 1992-3), Jerusalem, Ramot (1994), Abu Hof (1996), Ein Gedi (1997-8), Ramla (2 sites, 2001, 2003), Ein Feshkha (2001), Lod (2004), Tiberias (2004).

Staff member (International):

Wadi Fidan regional project, Jordan (1997-2002, 2006), Amorium, Turkey (1998, 2001-3, 2005),  

Freiberg, Zwickau and Serbitz, Germany (1995-7), Kilwa, Tanzania (2004).

 

Reports and Publications:

-    Reports in "Excavations and Surveys in Israel": "Maresha", 105 (1996). “Gimzu”, 108 (1998),

     “Kafr Bara”, 109 (1999), "Khirbet el-Burj" 109 (1999), “Kafr Yama”, 110 (1999),

     “Lod”, 116 (2004),  “Beth Nehemia", 117 (2005), “Ramla”, 117 (2005), "Yafo", "Yafo,

       Roslan Street", Yafo, The Flea Market Compound", " Sha'alabim ", 120 (2008), Jerusalem,  

      Mount Zion Slopes 121 (2009), "Yafo, The Police Compound" 121 (2009).

-     Amorium excavation reports (1998, 2001 and 2002 seasons):  in C.S. Lightfoot et al.

Dumberton Oaks Papers 55 (2001), 58 (2004), 59 (2005).

-   “The Roman Bathhouse at En-Gedi”. In Ein Gedi Excavations I, Final Report, 1961-1965 (ed.  

      E. Stern). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society (2007).

-   "The Gamla Coin: A New Perspective on the Circumstances and Date of Its Minting" In Milk

      and Honey: Essays on Ancient Israel and the Bible (eds. S. Malena and D. Miano). Winona

      Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, (2007).

-     "The Tunnel under the Protestant Cemetery on Mount Zion." Jerusalem – Gemeindebrief -               Stiftungsjournal  (newsletter of the German Protestant community in Jerusalem): 4:48-49

      (2008).

-     Two popular articles on Jaffa and Wadi Fidan, Jordan in Teva Ha-Dvarim (2009).

Co-Author:

-     In T.E. Levy et al. “Early Metallurgy, Interaction, and Social Change: The Jebal Hamrat

Fidan (Jordan) Research Design and 1998 Archaeological Survey: Preliminary Report” Annual of the  Department of Antiquities of Jordan 45 (2001).

-     In T.E. Levy et al. “An Iron Age Landscape in the Edomite Lowlands: Archaeological  

      Surveys Along the Wadi al-Guwayb and Wadi al-Jariyeh, Jabel Hamrat Fidan, Jordan, 2002.”

      Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 47 (2003).

Book in press:

      Ultimate Devotion: The Historical and Archaeological Reflections of Religious Intensity.

London: Equinox.

 

Forthcoming articles:

-   Two Monumental Door Jambs from Jaffa: A Historical Reconstruction.

-   The Lower City of Jaffa in Light of Recent Excavations.

-   Excavations at the Police Compound (Kishle), Jaffa.

-   The Hasmonean Conquest of Jaffa: Chronology and a New Archaeological Perspective.

 

 

 

Other Work Experience:

-   Guide at the Biblical Lands Museum, Jerusalem, 1994.

-   Field inspector, Israel Antiquities Authority, 1996-7, 2000-1, 2003-4.

-   Field guide for professional visitors and the general public at archaeological sites.

 

Languages:

Hebrew, English, Portuguese – fluent.

German, Arabic, Spanish – basic communication.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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