Dr.
Shlomit Bechar
University of Haifa

Dr. Shlomit Bechar is a post-doctoral fellow at The Haifa Center for Mediterranean History at the University of Haifa. She also conducts ongoing research at the Institute of Archaeology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is co-director of the excavations at Tel Hazor.  Shlomit received her MA in 2012 and PhD in 2019, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has been digging at Tel Hazor since 2007 and became co-director of the excavations in 2015. Among her articles are "Take a Stone and Set It Up as a Massebah: The Tradition of Standing Stones at Hazor," (ZDPV, 2018) and  "A Renewed Analysis of the Black Wheel-Made Ware of the Intermediate Bronze Age," (Tel-Aviv 2015). Her book, The Effects of Political Changes on Material Culture: The Middle Bronze Age-Late Bronze Age Transition in Northern Canaan as a Test Case is forthcoming with Eisenbrauns, and she is co-author of Hazor VII and is currently co-authoring Hazor VIIII.

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February 3, 2020

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