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Editorial Board

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

Editorial Board

editor in chief

Eric M. Meyers

Professor of Religion and Archaeology, Duke University


William G. Dever

Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Arizona

Carol L. Meyers

Professor of Biblical Studies and Archaeology, Duke University

James D. Muhly

Professor of Ancient History, University of Pennsylvania; and Director-elect, American School of Classical Studies, Athens

Dennis Pardee

Professor of Northwest Semitic Philology, University of Chicago

James A. Sauer

Research Associate, Semitic Museum, Harvard University

consulting editor

Paul Corby Finney

Associate Professor of History and History of Art, University of Missouri, St. Louis

assistant editor

John S. Jorgensen

Doctoral Candidate and Graduate Instructor, Department of Religion, Duke University

asor consultants

Pierre M. Bikai

Director, American Center of Oriental Research, Amman

Seymour Gitin

Dorot Director and Professor of Archaeology, W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem

Stuart Swiny

Past Director, Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute, Nicosia


David E. Aune

Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, Loyola University, Chicago

Ofer Bar-Yosef

McCurdy Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

Ghazi Bisheh

Director-General, Department of Antiquities of Jordan

Giorgio Buccellati

Professor Emeritus of the Ancient Near East and of History, University of California, Los Angeles

Annie Caubet

Keeper, Departement des Antiquités Orientales, Musée du Louvre, Paris

Trude Dothan

Eleazar L. Sukenik Professor Emerita of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oleg Grabar

Professor, School of Historical Studies, Institute of Advanced Study; and Aga Khan Professor Emeritus of Islamic Art, Harvard University

William W. Hallo

William M. Laffan Professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature, and Curator, Babylonian Collection, Yale University

William D. Kingery

Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology of Technology and Production Systems, University of Arizona

Siegfried Mittmann

Professor of Biblical Archaeology, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

P. R. S. Moorey

Keeper of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Ernst Pernicka

Senior Researcher in Analytical Geochemistry and Archaeometry, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg; and Professor of Analytical Geochemistry, Universität Heidelberg

Donald B. Redford

Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Director, Akhenaten Temple Project, University of Toronto

David Stronach

Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley

Javier Teixidor

Professor of Semitic Studies, Collège de France

Richard L. Zettler

Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania