Area A

Hebrew University of Jerusalem Supervisor 2013-2015

Ido Wachtel – Short C.V

Ido is currently a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Archaeology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a research assistant at the Tell Hazor expedition (Lower City), directed by Dr. Sharon Zuckerman.

Undergraduate and Graduate studies

B.A. – Archaeology and Ancient Near East Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2005-2008

M.A.- Archaeology, Geography (Urban and Regional Studied), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009-2012

Topic: "Gal Yithro - An Early Bronze site in the mountainous Galilee: Function and meanin", written under the supervision of Prof. Amihai Mazar and Dr. Sharon Zuckermann.

Ph.D Candidate– Archaeology, Hebrew University, 2013.

Topic: "The Upper Galilee and Hula Valley in the Bronze and Iron Ages: Settlement Patterns, Economy and Society". written under the supervision of Dr. Sharon Zuckerman and Prof. Gideon Shelach-Lavi.

Main Archaeological Field Experience

2012-2013 

Fuxin Archaeological Survey, North East China, under the supervision of prof. Gideon Selach-Lavi.

2012

Hurvat Eres, Persian /Early Hellenistic(?) Fortress, Har Haruach. Co-director with Prof. Amihai Mazar

2009-2011

Supervisor of Area H of En Gev excavations, under the direction of Prof. David T. Sugimoto (Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Keio Univesity, Tokyo).

2010

Supervisor of Area S of the Tel Hazor lower city excavations, under the direction of Dr. Sharon Zuckerman (Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University).

2009-2010

Gal Yithro excavation project, initiator and director.

2007, 2008

Tell Rehov, under the direction of Prof. Amihai Mazar (Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University).

Publications in Archaeology

Ido Wachtel (2012), Gal Yithro - An Early Bronze site in the mountainous Galilee: Function and Meaning (M.A Thesis).

Bloch, G., Francoy, T. M., Wachtel, I, Panitz-Cohen, N., Fuchs, S. and Mazar, A. (2010), "Industrial apiculture in the Jordan valley during Biblical times with Anatolian honeybees". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (25): 11240-11245.

In press or preparation:

Mazar A. and Wachtel I. (201?), The Persian /Early Hellenistic Fortress at Hurvat Eres.

Wachtel I. (201?), Gal Yithro - An Early Bronze site in the mountainous Galilee: Function and Meaning

Wachtel I. (201?), "The Architecture and Stratigraphy of Area S (Lower City)" in Zuckeman S. (ed), The Rise and Decline of a Canaanite Kingdom: A view from the Lower City of Hazor.

Wachtel I. (201?), "The Metal objects" in Zuckeman S. (ed), The Rise and Decline of a Canaanite Kingdom: A view from the Lower City of Hazor.

Wachtel I. and Sugimoto D. T. (201?), "Tel En Gev, Area H: Architecture and Stratigraphy", in Sugimoto D. T. (ed.), The Renewed Excavation at Tel ‘En Gev 2009-2011.