The official website and blog of EBA excavations at Tel-es Safi
Project staff and facilities
Haskel J. Greenfield (Univ. of Manitoba)
Aren Maeir (Bar-Ilan University)
Dr. Itzhaq Shai (BIU) will coordinate the processing of the various finds and research occurring in Israel.
Dr. Tina Jongsma-Greenfield (UM, UCambridge) will coordinate the processing of the various finds and research occurring outside of Israel.
Prof. Itzhaq Shai (Arield U) and Shira Kisos (BIU) – ceramic typological analysis and stratigraphical/architectural analysis in Israel on the various ceramic finds.
Ms. Shira Kisos (BIU) – analysis of gaming pieces and potters marks.
Prof. Kent Fowler (UM) and Mr. Jon Ross (UM) – functional analysis of ceramic wares.
Dr. David Ben Shlomo (Ariel U) – petrographic analysis of ceramics.
Dr. Adi Behar (BIU) – microarchaeological (geochemistry, soil science) analyses.
Drs. Johanna Regev and Elisabetta Boaretto – radiocarbon analyses.
Prof. Gidon Hartman (UConn) – reconstruction of the local environment, environmental/climatic change during the EB, and environmental and geographic boundaries of economic systems through isotope analysis.
Dr. Tina Jongsma-Greenfield (UM, UCambridge) will conduct the zooarchaeological analyses, and coordinate the various subspecialist analyses (microfaunal, fish, molluscs, tools).
Prof. Miriam Belmaker (U of Tulsa) – analysis of rodent remains.
Prof. Ehud Weiss and Ms. Sue Frumkin (BIU) – palaeobotanical analysis.
Ms. Annie Brown (UM) – analysis of the heavy fractions recovered in the water-sieving.
Dr. Marina Faerman (WIS) – human osteology.
Prof. Dong Yang (Simon Fraser U) – animal ancient DNA analysis.
Dr. Elizabeth Arnold (Green Valley State Univ.) – isotopic analyses focused on animal herds and their seasonal movements; and project registrar.
Prof. Steve Rosen (BGU/Ben-Gurion Univ.) and Ms. Francesca Manclossi – analysis of the chipped stone tools.
Mr. Jeremy Beller (Uof Victoria) – ground stone tool analysis.
Dr. Adi Eliyahu Behar (BIU) will conduct the analysis of the metal objects.
Dr. Dan Cabanes (Uof Barcelona) – phytolith analysis.
Mr. Chris McKinney (BIU) – digital database
Mr. Deland Wing (UM) – LiDAR and Total Station analyses and 3-D modeling of the site.