Distinguished visitor

We have a distinguished visitor from Hebrew University coming to the University of Manitoba and speaking to Judaic Studies, Anthropology and Catholic Studies at the University of Manitoba. It is Professor Wayne Horowitz. Everyone is welcome to come and hear him speak: Wayne Horowitz is Professor of Assyriology at the Institute of Archaeology of the…

Television interview on the excavations at the Forks

On Friday, August 23, 2019, I was interviewed by Global CTV Television Winnipeg about the importance of the upcoming excavations at the Forks in Winnipeg. Of course, 99% of the interview was cut and only a few seconds were broadcast. My few seconds of fame are 12 minutes and 45 seconds into the broadcast. Here…

A little shameless self-promotion about a new joint publication headed by my colleague and friend, Jane Gaastra, and our marvelous colleague Marc Vander Linden

Jane S. Gaastra, Haskel J. Greenfield, and Marc Vander Linden. 2018 Gaining traction on cattle exploitation: zooarchaeological evidence from the western Balkan Neolithic (6000-4500 cal BC). Antiquity 92 (366): 1462 – 1477. (R, S) doi: 10.15184/aqy.2018.178. PDF https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/gaining-traction-on-cattle-exploitation-zooarchaeological-evidence-from-the-neolithic-western-balkans/4D7976886FE66AF19A956ADA45FAA376/share/a827d99d277140407aee374dc20374b52a5931b6 HTML https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/gaining-traction-on-cattle-exploitation-zooarchaeological-evidence-from-the-neolithic-western-balkans/4D7976886FE66AF19A956ADA45FAA376/core-reader

Our team just published a new paper that deals with the donkey burials/sacrifices found below domestic floors in the EB III (2550-2850 BCE) levels in Area E at Tell es-Safi/Gath

Here are the details of the paper: Greenfield, H. J., Greenfield, T. L., Shai, I., Albaz, S., and Maeir, A. M. 2018. Household Rituals and Sacrificial Donkeys: Why Are There So Many Domestic Donkeys Buried in an Early Bronze Age Neighborhood at Tell eṣ-Ṣâfi/Gath? Near Eastern Archaeology 81(3): 202–11. Check it out here!