Tel Dor Excavation Project

Tel Dor office
Institute of Archaeology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt. Scopus 91950
Jerusalem, Israel
Tel. +972 (0)2 5881304

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Yiftah Shalev

Yiftah Shalev

Received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Archaeology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Haifa.

His dissertation is on Southern-Phoenicia in the Persian Period, focusing on demographic and economic aspects of the re-settlement of the region after the "Babylonian Gap".

His research interests include settlement patterns, urban planning, and trade networks.

He has excavated several sites in Israel, and since 2000 is a staff member at the Tel Dor Excavation Project.