Prof. Assaf Yasur-Landau

Prof. Assaf Yasur-Landau graduated in archaeology at Tel Aviv University and conducted postdoctoral studies at Harvard University. He has taught in San Diego before joining the University of Haifa in 2008. His main interests are the connections between the Aegean and the Levant during the Bronze Age, maritime trade in the Bronze and Iron Ages, underwater and coastal archaeological survey, and Canaanite and Phoenician material culture.

Projects currently underway include the Tel Kabri excavations (in collaboration with E. Cline of George Washington University), the direction of underwater excavations at the ancient port of Tel Dor (as part of the Tel Dor project directed of A. Gilboa and I. Sharon), the reconstruction of the ancient coastal environment of the Coast of the Carmel (in collaboration with T. Levi of the University of California, San Diego) and the publication of the Tel Achziv excavations during the Bronze and Iron Ages.



Assaf exposing a wall at Kabri. 2017 excavation season
Tel Kabri. Aerial view of the excavation area (2017)

Tel Kabri Excavations Project

Tel Dor Excavation Project