Safi at the ICAANE meeting in Vienna

The ICAANE (International Congress of Archaeologists in the Ancient Near East) meeting which just ended in Vienna had many interesting lectures by Tell es-Safi/Gath members (by Haskel Greenfield and Tina Greenfield) on the Early Bronze Age remains from the site . Source: Safi at the ICAANE meeting in Vienna

Controversy at the Canadian museum of human rights in Winnipeg

Here is a recent news story that I was involved in relation to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg. I was so terribly disappointed in the museum in general and appalled by certain exhibits that I will likely never take visitors there again. Here is the link to the story.http://www.jewishpostandnews.ca/israel/2110-is-the-way-the-cmhr-tells-the-story-of-one-tragic-incident-during-israel-s-war-with-hamas-in-2008-09-lacking-in-context

We are very proud of Tina

The US Consulate in Winnipeg nominated Tina Greenfield, a senior staff member of the Tell es-Safi/Gath Early Bronze Age project, for the Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) aw… Source: We are very proud of Tina

New paper on food provisioning of early cities on southern Levant

Just gave a paper on our research in Israel at the Stable isotope in Zooarchaeology conference at the University of Georgia, Athens (GA). An examination of economic specialisation in the Early Bronze Age city of Tell es-Safi/Gath using isotopic analysis of domestic animals  by Haskel J. Greenfield (University of Manitoba)  Elizabeth R. Arnold (Grand Valley…