Prof. Aren Maeir

Laboratory of the Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project, basement of the Jewish Studies Building (building 410)
Reception Hours
By appointment by email:

    BA in archaeology and Jewish history (Hebrew University, 1986); PhD in archaeology (Hebrew University, 1997); Post-doctorate (MIT, 2003).

    Research Areas:

    • Archaeology of the Land of Israel and its environs in the Bronze and Iron Age (Biblical Archaeology);
    • The Philistines and their culture;
    • Relations between Israel and Aram in the biblical period (Head of the Minerva Center for Israel and Aram Relations in the Biblical Period
    • The Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project (;
    • Ancient Jerusalem (Head of the Ingeburg Rennert Center for the Study of Jerusalem)
    • Archaeological Science
    • Relations of trade and culture in ancient times;
    • Western Pacific cultures (Oceania);
    • Associate editor of Israel Exploration Journal





    Last Updated Date : 11/01/2023