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  • Personal Information
    Academic Background
    • 1982 B.A. in archaeology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (including
      classes in Jewish history and Art history).
    • 1992 M.A. in archaeology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (with distinction).
    • Ph.D.; Topic: The Southern Phoenician Littoral in the Iron Age I-IIA
      with Reference to the Tel Dor Excavations.
    Academic Rank
      Dates
      Institution Rank
      1998-2001: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University Adjunct teacher
      2001-2003: Department of Archaeology, Haifa University Doctoral instructor
      2003-3007: Department of Archaeology, Haifa University Lecturer
      2007- Department of Archaeology, Haifa University Senior lecturer
       
    Major Research Interests
    • Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Bronze through Persian periods
    • Cross-Mediterranean contacts in the Iron Age
    • The uses of style analyses in archaeology
    • Methodology of site reports.
    • Tel Dor
    Abridged Professional Experience
    • 1980 – 1981 Assistant at the Israel Department of Antiquities archives.
    • 1981 – 1997 Member (as of 1985 – senior member) of the Tel Dor Excavation Project
      of the Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University, in charge of processing
      and publication of Iron Age finds.
    • 1985 – 1993 Assistant editor of: E. Stern ed. 1992 and 1993. The New Encyclopedia of
      Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem and New York:
      Israel Exploration Society and Simon and Schuster (Hebrew and English
      editions).
    • 1991 – 1992 Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem: In charge of Hebrew captions and texts in
      exhibition halls.
    • 1993 – present Israel Antiquities Authority: Editor of ‘Atiqot (Journal of the Israel
      Antiquities Authority) and IAA Reports (Excavation Reports Series) (with
      other editors).
    • 2000 Israel Antiquities Authority – Scientific Processing Branch: in charge of
      instructing excavators as regards publication procedures and in charge of
      the final approval of excavation reports.
    • 1998 – 2000 Part time lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University
    • 2001 – lecturer/senior lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, Haifa University.
    Field Experience
    • 1981 Excavation of Second Temple period tombs at Sepphoris, Israel.
    • 1982 Excavation at Yesud Hama‘ala Synagogue, Israel.
    • 1982 – 2001 Area supervisor of various excavation areas at Tel Dor, Israel.
    • 2003 - Co-director, The Renewed Tel Dor Excavations.
  • Courses
    Teaching

    (Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Institute of Archaeology, Haifa University)
    • The Archaeology of Cyprus.
    • The Transition from the Bronze to Iron Age in Eretz-Israel.
    • The Sea Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin.
    • The Pottery of Israel from the Neolithic Period to the Iron Age.
    • The Assyrian Occupation Period in Eretz-Israel.
    • The Northern Levantine Coast and the Beginning of Phoenician Civilization.
    • Chronological Problems in the Bronze and Iron Ages and their Historical and Cultural Implication.
    • Philistia and the Philistines: Historical Records and Archaeological Data.
    • The Development of Modern Archaeological Theory.
    • Analysis and Publication of Archaeological Site Reports: Theory and Practice.
    • Establishing a new world order: Iron Age I
    • The Archaeology of the Land of Israel from the Proto-historic period to
  • Publications
  • Participation in Conferences
    Papers Presented in International Congresses and Invited Lectures.
    • Jerusalem, April 1995: Mediterranean Peoples in Transition. Paper: Iron Age I-IIA Pottery Evolution at Dor – Regional Contexts and the Cypriot Connection (published as Gilboa 1998a).
    • Rome, May 1998: The First International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Paper: The Dynamics of Phoenician Bichrome Pottery (published as Gilboa 1999a).
    • Nicosia, October 1998: Workshop at the University of Cyprus: The Historicity of the Geometric Horizon. Invited Lecture: The View from the East: Tel Dor and the Earliest Cypro-Geometric Exports to the Levant (published as Gilboa 1999b).
    • Nicosia, March 1999: Lecture at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (with Dr. I. Sharon): The Iron Age Chronological Debate in Israel and its Implication on Cypriot Chronology.
    • Kopenhagen, May 2000: The Second International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Paper: Iron Age I 14C Chronology at Tel Dor.
    • Ma‘aleh Ha-Hamisha, June 2000. 17th International Radiocarbon Conference. Paper: Early Iron Age Radiometric Dates from Tel Dor: Preliminary Implications for Phoenicia, and Beyond (published as Gilboa and Sharon 2001).
    • Haifa and Beer Sheva, May 2001. International Workshop: The Philistines and Other “Sea Peoples”. Presentation of Tel Dor.
    • Haifa, May 2002. The International Archaeological Congress: Sea People and Phoenicians: Notes Regarding the Beginning of the Cypro-Phoenician Phenomenon (in Hebrew).
    • Paris, May 2002. The Second International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Paper: The Low Iron Age Chronology: Some Phoenician and Cypriot Implications.
    • State College, PennState, Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, October 3rd, 2002. Paper: Sea Peoples and Phoenicians along the Southern Phoenician: The Beginning of the Cypro-Phoenician Phenomenon. Paper: Sea Peoples and Phoenicians along the Southern Phoenician: The Beginning of the Cypro-Phoenician Phenomenon.
    • Ithaca, Cornell University, Department of Near Eastern Studies, October 4th 2002.
    • University of Toronto, Department of Anthropology and Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, 6 October 2002. Archaeology, The Dark Age, and the Early Israelite Monarchy. With Dr. Ilan Sharon and Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto.
    • Tel Aviv University, "Aharoni Day" April 10, 2003. Sea peoples and Canaanites along the Northern Canaanite Coast.
    • Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna: 2nd EuroConference SCIEM 2000. Paper: 14C and the Iron Age Chronological Debate: Where are we Really at? (With I. Sharon and E. Boaretto). May 2003.
    • Fourth International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East: Berlin, April 2004: Sea peoples and Canaanites along the Northern Canaanite Coast – A Reconciliation.
    • International Workshop on the Absolute Chronology of the Iron Age in the Levant. Oxford Center of Jewish and Hebrew Studies, Yarnton (Oxford). September 6th, 2004. Paper: The Iron Age Dating Project: Archaeological Considerations, Laboratory Procedures and Statistical modeling ((With I. Sharon and E. Boaretto).
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    • Conference Place and Date Topic
      Fifth Congress of Phoenician and Punic Studies Lisbon, September 2005 The Levantine Iron Age Chronological Debate, 14C Dates and the West: Can a Low Chronology be Reconciled with High Dates in the West (with I. Sharon and E. Boaretto)
      Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research Philadelphia, October 2005 Cypriots on the Southern Levantine Coast in the Early Iron Age: A Tel Dor Perspective
      Annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature Philadelphia, October 2005 Who Were the Šikila Sea People? New Light on Early Iron Age Identities on the Northern Canaanite Littoral
      XV Congress of the International Union of Prehistoric and Proto-Historic Sciences Lisbon, September 2006 Not dark at all: updating early Phoenician stratigraphic, ceramic and radiocarbon sequences and their implications for the West (with I. Sharon and E. Boaretto)
      Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research Washington D.C., November 2006 Megiddo and the Northern Sea People
      Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research San Diego, November 2007 Tel Dor in the early Iron Age, an interim summary after 25 years
      Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research San Diego, November 2007 Early Iron Age Dor: A faunal perspective (with N. Raban-Gerstel, G. Bar-Oz and I. Sharon
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