since 1995: Professor of Archaeology, University of Haifa, Dept. of Archaeology. Since Oct. 2002 Head of Department
Excavations in Jerusalem:
1995- 2004 in the City of David, Jerusalem
Former excavations and activities:
1989-1992 at the Mamilla compound (off Jaffa Gate), Jerusalem
1994-1996 at the Robinson’s Arch near the Temple Mount
Excavations at the Dung Gate, Jerusalem.
Excav. at Eastern Hulda Gate, Southern wall of Temple Mount.
1978-2002 at the Israel Antiquities Authority, as:
Director of Documentation (Archive, Library, Computer Database)
District archaeologist (Central District)
1969 - 1978 Excavations at the Jewish Quarter Excavations, Jerusalem
Assistent to Prof. N.Avigad
2000 Awarded the Jerusalem Prize for Archaeology
Author of numerous articles on: Miqwa'ot (Jewish ritual baths); Ancient Jerusalem; neo-Assyrian architecture in the Land of Israel; Various aspects of daily life in the Second Tempole period.
Main hobby: translation into Hebrew of poetry, prose and treatises on Architecture.
Current Public Positions
Editor of the Catalogue of the Reuben and Edith Hecht Museum, University of Haifa.
Research Areas & Other Interests
Archaeology of Jerusalem Daily life in the Second Temple (= Early Roman) period Ancient waterworks, miqwaot (= Jewish ritual baths) Weights and weighting systems Hebrew inscrip
Ph.D. Archaeology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1990