Professor Guy Bar-Oz
Department of Archeology

Email: guybar@research.haifa.ac.il
Tel: 972-4-8240070
Fax: 972-4-8249876
Zinman Institute of Archaeology,
University of Haifa,
Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
 


Curriculum Vitae:
Education
| Current academic appointment | Research experience in zooarchaeology
| Fellowships, grants and awards | Membership in societies
Participation in scientific meetings | Invited lectures and seminars | Courses taught in recent years
Community Service I Research Students Supervised by CandidateI Other Works and Activities

Publications:
Articles in Refereed Scientific Journals
Articles and Chapters in Books other than Proceedings Volumes

Other Scientific Publications

 
 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

1997-2001 PhD, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University
Thesis entitled: "Cultural and Ecological Changes at the End of Last Glacial in the Central Coastal Plain of Israel"
Adviser: Prof. T. Dayan, Tel-Aviv University
   
1994-1996 MSc, Ecology and Environmental Quality (Department of Zoology), Tel-Aviv University (magna cum laude)
Thesis entitled: "The Fauna of the Geometric Kebaran Site, Neve David:
Taphonomic, Economic and Ecological Implications"
Adviser:

Prof. Tamar Dayan, Tel-Aviv University

   
1994-1998 BA, Department of Archaeology, Tel-Aviv University
   
1991-1994 BSc, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University


Current academic appointment:

July 2003 Senior Lecturer, Department of Archaeology, University of Haifa
   
November 2002 Lecturer, Department of Archaeology, University of Haifa

   
2001-2002 Post-doctoral Fellow, American School of Prehistoric Research, Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University Cambridge MA
   
2000-current Research Fellow, Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa
   
1997-2001 Doctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University


Research experience in zooarchaeology:

Research experience in Zooarchaeology includes analyzing several prehistoric and historic bone assemblages using taphonomic methods and techniques, museum research in mammology, and field experience in various excavations of prehistoric sites from Israel. Bar-Oz main research interests are subsistence activities and foraging behavior of ancient people and reconstructing their past environment from a zooarchaeological perspective.


Fellowships, grants and awards:

2007 Research grant from the Israel Science Foundation (Principal Investigator: R. Reich): "New insights on Jerusalem in the late 9th (or early 8th) century BCE, provided by a rare discovery of clay bullae and fish bones".
2007 Research grant to the National Geographic Society (with Dani Nadel): "The Negev and Arava (southern Levant) Desert Kites: a multi-disciplinary study of past large-scale game traps).
2006; 2007 Award for excellence in teaching, University of Haifa
2006 Research grant from the Israel Science Foundation (Principal Investigator: T. Dayan): "Bones, ancient populations and site formation processes: a case study from Dor, a coastal Levantine Tel"
2005 Research grant from the National Geographic Society (with R. Reich): "Animal bone remains from the city dump of Jerusalem: reconstructing aspects of urban life in the Late Second Temple Period"
2005 Research grant from the Irene Levi Sala CARE Archaeological Foundation: Taphonomy and Subsistence Economy of the Kebaran Hunters of En-Gev I.
   
2004 Research grant from the Israel science Foundation for establishing a laboratory for a new faculty member.
   
2004 Research grant from the Israel Scientific Foundation (with Tamar Dayan): Exploitation and hunting patterns of mountain gazelle and Persian fallow deer during the late Pleistocene early Holocene of the southern Levant.
   
2004 Research grant from the Higher Education Council for scientific equipment.
   
2004 Dusty and Ettie Miller Fellowship for Outstanding Young Scholars
2003-2006 Alon Fellowship, Israeli Council for Higher Education
   
2002; 2003; 2004 Research grant from the Leakey Foundation for excavation at Misliya Cave, Mount Carmel (with Mina Weinstein-Evron).
   
2001; 2002; 2003 Research grant from the Irene Levi Sala CARE Archaeological Foundation (with Mina Weinstein-Evron): The Misliya Cave Mount Carmel- A possible new continuous Lower/Middle Paleolithic sequence in the Levant.
   
2001-2002 McCurdy Post-Doctoral Fellowship, American School of Prehistoric Research, Peabody Museum, Harvard University
   
2002 Research grant from the Leakey Foundation: "The Misliya Cave Mount Carmel: A possible new continuous Lower/Middle Paleolithic sequence in the Levant" (principal investigator - Weinstein-Evron Mina)
   
2001 Rothschild Post-Doctoral Fellowship
   
1998-2001 Charles Clore PhD Scholarship on the basis of academic excellence
   
1998 Research grant from the Irene Levi Sala CARE Archaeological Foundation: "Taphonomy, Subsistence Economy, and Paleoecology of the Geometric Kebaran Hunters Gatherers of Hefzibah"
   
1997 Research grant from the Irene Levi Sala CARE Archaeological Foundation: "Taphonomy and Subsistence Economy of the Kebaran Hunters Gatherers of Nahal Hadera V"
   
1996-1998 PhD fellowship, Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University
   
1996; 1998 Travel grant from the National center for Cooperation between the Natural Sciences and Archaeology for participating in an International Conference
   
1996 Giddy Zakai Memorial Prize for best MSc student paper presented in the 33rd meeting of the Zoological Society of Israel
   
1995 Rami Lewin Award for Excellence in Research, Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University
   
1994-1996 MSc fellowship, Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University


Membership in societies:

1999- Society for Archaeological Sciences (SAS)

1998- International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ)

1996- The Zoological Society of Israel

1995- The Israel Union for Environmental Defence (Adam Teva V'din)

1994- The Israel Prehistoric Society

1987- Society for Protection of Nature in Israel


Membership in Professional Societies

2005- Research committee, Faculty of Humanities, University of Haifa

2005
- Teaching committee, Department of Archaeology, University of Haifa

2006
- Member of International Committee of the International Council of Archaeozoology (ICAZ)

2006
- Steering committee for the renewal of Steklis Museum of Prehistory


Participation in scientific meetings (last 4 years):

Israel antiquity Authority – Excavations and Research in North Israel 4
University of Haifa
February 2005
Noah's Ark: modern comparative collection of skeletons of the animals of Israel
Israel antiquity Authority – Annual meeting of field archaeologists
Bar-Ilan University February 2005
The importance of animal bone remains from archaeological sites
70th meeting of the Society for American Archaeologists (SAA)

Salt Lake City
March 2005
The 'Gazelle Project': an integrative zooarchaeological approach to reconstructing human-gazelle interactions in the prehistoric southern Levant (with N. Munro)
25th meeting of the Department of Archaeology and Israeli Studies
Bar-Ilan University
May 2005
Animal bones from archaeological sites and their significance for archaeological research
New Studies on Jerusalem 11
Bar-Ilan University
March 2006
More bones from the city dump of Jerusalem from the Late Second Temple period (with R. Buchnik and R. Reich)
Paleoanthropology Society Meeting

San Juan, Puerto Rico
April 2006
Big and small game diversity trends in the
southern Levantine Epipalaeolithic: increasing our resolution of the broad spectrum revolution (with A. Stutz and N. Munro)
71st meeting of the Society for American Archaeologists (SAA) San Juan, Puerto Rico
April 2006
Epipalaeolithic animal exploitation strategies in the southern Levant (with N. Munro)
34th meeting of the Israeli Ecological and Environmental Sciences Society
Haifa Convention Center
June 2006
Paleoecology of Misliya Cave, an Early Middle Palaeolithic site in Mount Carmel (with R. Yeshurun and M. weinstei-Evron)

New Studies on Jerusalem 12

Bar-Ilan University
December 2006
The city-dump of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period: a quantitative study (with R. Reich)

New Studies on Jerusalem 12
Bar-Ilan University
December 2006
Faunal remains in the Late Second Temple Period: the fauna from Jerusalem and Burnat (with R. Buchnik and R. Reich)
27th meeting of the Department of Archaeology and Israeli Studies
Bar-Ilan University
May 2007
Animal bones from archaeological sites as a source for reconstructing Biblical landscapes (with R. Buchnik)
35th meeting of the Israeli Ecological and Environmental Sciences Society Weizmann Institute of Science, June 2007 Archaeology, ecological history and conservation biology in Israel: Changes in wild mammals abundance in past landscapes (with E. Tsahar and I. Itzhaki)
ICAZ Animal Palaeopathology Working Group
Kaunas, Lithuania
August 2007
Palaeopathology survey of livestock mammals in Israel (with L. Sapir-Hen et al)
New Studies on Jerusalem 12


Bar-Ilan University
November 2007

Jewish fingerprint on the animal bone remains from the Late Temple city-dump of Jerusalem (with R. Bouchnik and R. Reich)

19th meeting of the Israel Prehistoric Society

 

 

Bar-Ilan University
December 2007

 

Changes in ungulate hunting patterns in the Neolithic periods (with N. Marom)
Digging in the museum: Middle and Epi-Palaeolithic faunal remains from Olami's survey of Mount Carmel (with R. Yeshurun)
73rd meeting of the Society for American Archaeologists (SAA)

Vancouver, Canada
March 2008

 

Wild game exploitation patterns around the Sea of Galilee, at the Pleistocene–Holocene boundary (with N. Marom)
The role of small carnivores in the Natufian economy: A view from Mount Carmel, Israel (with R. Yeshurun and M. Weinstein-Evron)
New Approaches for Computer Applications in the Archaeology of the Levant

Ben-Gurion University, May 2008

 

Anthropogenic Holocene southern Levantine ungulate extinctions (with E. Tsahar, S. Lev-Yadun and I. Izhaki)
GIS Archaeological and Ecological Modeling of the Negev Desert Kites, Israel: preliminary results (with T. Orr-Gat et al.)
Human-Animal Interactions in the Circum Mediterranean Area Centre de Recherché Français de Jerusalem, May 2008 The role of small carnivores in the Natufian economy: a view from Mount Carmel, Israel (with R. Yeshurun and M. Weinstein-Evron)
Israelite and Jewish identity in the Biblical and Second Temple Period
Bar-Ilan University,
June 2008
Jewish religious dietary practices and the formation of Jewish identity: animal bone remains from the Late Second Temple Period (with R. Bouchnik and H. Greenfield)
ICAZ International Committee meeting Visegrád, Hungary
August 2008
Archaeozoology and the cultural ecology of the southern Levant
New Studies on Jerusalem 13 Bar-Ilan University
November 2008
"Rams from Moab and ewes from Hebron": herd maintenance strategies in the Late Temple Period in Jerusalem (with R. Bouchnik and R. Reich)
20th meeting of the Israel Prehistoric Society Rockefeller Museum
December 2008
Desert kites of the Negev and Arava (with D. Nadel, U. Avner and D. Malkinson)
45th meeting of the Zoological Society of Israel Ruppin College
December 2008


Invited lectures and seminars (last 4 years):

Israel Antiquities Authority – annual meeting of field archaeologists
Bar-Ilan University
February 2005
The importance of animal bone remains from archaeological sites
Department of Archaeology graduate student Seminar
The Hebrew University,
April 2005
Gazelle bone fat processing in the Levantine Epipalaeolithic
Department of Biblical Studies: Nature and Landscape in Biblical periods
University of Haifa
December 2006
Animal bones from archaeological sites and their use to reconstruct Biblical landscapes
Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures graduate student Seminar
Tel-Aviv University
December 2006
Neanderthal and Modern Human hunters of Mount Carmel and the Caucasus
Faculty of Science and Science Education, annual researchers meeting
University of Haifa
December 2006
The comparative zoological collections of the laboratory of archaeozoology at University of Haifa
Man and the Living World Museum, study day on animal domestication
Ramat-Gan
March 2007
The significance of livestock animals to human civilization
Agricultural Research Organization department seminar Newe Y'aar Research Center, April 2007 Evolution of human hunting in the Palaeolithic of the southern Levant
Department of Theology department seminar University of Mainz Germany, May 2007 The wisdom of animal bones for reconstructing Biblical landscapes
Study day on conservation of amphibians in Israel Haifa Zoo,
October 2007
Archaeology and ecological history of amphibians in Israel
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies graduate student Seminar University of Haifa
June 2008
Palaeolithic hunting strategies in the southern Caucasus and the southern Levant
Department of Biology graduate student Seminar Oranim, University of Haifa, June 2008 Anthropogenic Holocene ungulate extinctions in the southern Levant

Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures graduate student Seminar

Tel-Aviv University
December 2008

Kaleidoscope Changes in the Distribution of Ungulates during the Holocene of the Southern Levant

Seminar at the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology

Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem
December 2008

The wisdom of animal bones for reconstructing biblical landscapes


Courses taught in recent years

Department of Archaeology, University of Haifa    
Title Year Level
Introduction to Zooarchaeology 2002; 2004; 2006 B.A.
Field course on prehistoric sites in Galilee and Hula Basin (with D. Kaufman) 2003; 2007 B.A.
Human and Other Animals –Introduction to Animal Domestication
2003; 2005- B.A.
Hunter-Gatherers: Economical and Ecological Implications 2003 M.A. seminar
Selected readings in zooarchaeology,
2003 M.A. seminar
Organizer of the department seminar 2003-2006 B.A.
Field course on prehistoric sites in the Carmel and
Coastal Plain (with M. Evron and D. Kaufman)
2004 B.A.
Food and Culture 2005-2006 B.A.
Epipalaeolithic Hunters of the Levant 2005 M.A
Primatology, Human Evolution and Anatomy of the Human Skeleton 2005 B.A
Animals of Bible Lands 2006 M.A seminar
Cultural Landscape and Prehistory of Mount Carmel (with M. Evron) 2006 M.A
Hunting in the Paleolithic (with D. Kaufman 2007 B.A. seminar
Human and Other Animals –Introduction to Animal Domestication 2007  
Evolution of Human Hunting
2008 B.A. seminar
Hunters, Herders and Farmers: Archaeological and Ethnographical Perspectives
2008 M.A seminar
The Ofakim honors program, University of Haifa    
Title Year Level
Food and Human Evolution 2006  
The Walking Larder: Introduction to Animal Domestication 2007  

 

Community Service:

2000, 2003-2007 Study days on the prehistory of the Carmel for natural history teachers, Nahal Ha’mearot Nature Reserve
   
2003-2007 Contributed lectures on animal domestication to field school teachers of the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel, Tel-Aviv University
   
2006-2007 Study day on the prehistory of Israel to field guides Israel School of Tourism, University of Haifa
   
2007 Contributed lecture on animal domestication to natural history teachers, Man and the Living World Museum


Research Students Supervised by Candidate

Doctoral students
2004- Ram Bouchnick (Co-advisor: R. Reich)
"Meat consumption in Israel during the Late Second Temple Period"
University of Haifa
2005- Irina Eisenstat (Co-advisor: I. Magen)
"Animal bones from the Samaritan Temple of Mount Grizim"
University of Haifa
2006- Lidar Sapir (Co-advisor: T. Dayan)
"Faunal remains from a complex Tel site: Tel Dor as a case study"
Tel-Aviv Universit
2006- Reuven Yeshurun (Co-advisor: M. Evron)
"The zooarchaeology of Natufian el-Wad Terrace and Raqefet Cave, Mount Carmel: taphonomic and diachronic inter and intra-site comparisons"
University of Haifa
2006- Nimrod Marom
"Under the lee of the Neolithic revolution: an analysis of the faunal remains from the Yarmoukian village of Sha'ar Hagolan, Jordan Valley, Israel"
University of Haifa
Master students
2003-2005 Lidar Sapir (Co-advisor: T. Dayan)
"The faunal remains from Motza: palaeoeconomical and palaeoecological implications of an early farming society"
Tel-Aviv University
2003-2005 Noa Raban-Gerstel (Co-advisor: A. Gilboa)
"The faunal remains from Tel-Dor: harbor city in the Iron Age"
University of Haifa
2003-2006 Reuven Yeshurun (Co-advisor: M. Evron)
"Mousterian faunal remains from Misliya Cave, Mount Carmel: taphonomy, paleoeconomy and paleoecology"
University of Haifa
2004-2006 Nimrod Marom
"A taphonomic study of the faunal remains from the Kebaran site of En-Gev I, Jordan Valley, Israel"
University of Haifa
2005- Roee Shafir
"Determining dog types from the Persian period in Israel"
University of Haifa
2005- David Hadash
"Use of archaeological eggshell fragments to estimate poultry age"
University of Haifa
2006- Nouha Aga-Saiid (Co-advisor: D. Nadel)
"Diachronic taphonomic and zooarchaeological study of the faunal remains from the Neolithic site of Tel-Roim-West"
University of Haifa
2006- Karin Tamar (Co-advisor: T. Dayan)
"Ancient Economies and cultural identity: The faunal remains from Tel Bet-Shemesh"
Tel-Aviv University
2007- Anuar Zidane
(Co-advisor: A. Gilboa)
Animal bones and the emergence of urban society in the Early Bronze Age of the southern Levant
2007- Laila Abado
Animal bones from the village of Megiddo: a glimpse to multi-ethnic cosmopolitan village on the onset of Christianity
2009- Aviram Oshri
(Co-advisor: M. Evron)Scale-Reptiles (Squamata) Taphonomy at Natufian el-Wad Terrace, Mount Carmel
Post-doc
2006 Ella Tsahar (with I. Izhaki)
"The ecological history of domestic livestock management in the southern Levant and its impact on Mediterranean landscape"
University of Haifa
2009 Lior Weissbrod
(with M. Evron and I. Izhaki)
Paleobiology and Human Paleoecology of Mount Carmel: Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity in Micromammalian Assemblages in the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene Periods



Publications

Ph.D. Dissertation

Title: Cultural and Ecological Changes at the End of Last Glacial in the Central Coastal Plain of Israel.
In Hebrew; 105 pages; June 2001
Adviser: Prof. T. Dayan, Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University.
Thesis publication – see B1

Books

  1. Bar-Oz, G. 2004. Epipalaeolithic Subsistence Strategies in the Levant: A Zooarchaeological Perspective. Boston: The American School of Prehistoric Research (ASPR) Monograph Series, Brill Academic Publishers Inc., 154 pages.
  2. Munro, N. D. & Bar-Oz, G. 2004. (Editors) Debating Issues of Equifinality in Ungulate Skeletal Part Studies. Special volume of Journal of Taphonomy. ~250 pages.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Published
  1. Bar-Oz, G., Dayan, T. & Kaufman, D. 1999. The Epipaleolithic faunal sequence in Israel: a view from Neve-David. Journal of Archaeological Science, 26: 67-82.
  2. Bar-Oz, G., & Dayan, T. 2000. Comment on “Small game use, the broad spectrum revolution, and Paleolithic demography”. Current Anthropology, 41: 59-60.
  3. Bar-Oz, G., & Dayan, T. 2001. Weasels from the Hellenistic period of Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology, 47: 271-273.
  4. Bar-Oz, G. 2001. An inscribed astragalus with dedication to Hermes. Near Eastern Archaeology, 64: 211-213.
  5. Bar-Oz, G., & Dayan, T. 2002. “After twenty years”: a taphonomic reevaluation of Nahal Hadera V, an Epipalaeolithic site on the Israeli coastal plain. Journal of Archaeological Science, 29: 145-156.
  6. Bar-Oz, G., Adler, D. S., Meshveliani, T., Tushabramishvili, N., Belfer-Cohen, A., Bar-Yosef, O. 2002. Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Foragers of the Southwest Caucasus: New Faunal Evidence from Western Georgia. Archaeology, Ethnology & Anthropology of Eurasia 4(12): 45-52.
  7. Weinstein-Evron, M., Bar-Oz, G., Zaidner, Y., Tsatskin, A., Druck, D., Porat, N., & Hershkovitz, I. 2003. Introducing Misliya cave, Mount Carmel, Israel: a new continuous Lower/Middle Paleolithic sequence in the Levant. Journal of Eurasian Prehistory, 1(1):31-55.
  8. Bar-Oz, G., & Dayan, T. 2003. Testing the use of multivariate intersite taphonomic comparisons: the faunal analysis of Hefziabh in its Epipalaeolithic cultural context. Journal of Archaeological Science, 30: 885-900.
  9. Bar-Oz, G., Dayan, T., Weinstein-Evron, M., & Kaufman, D. 2004. The Natufian economy at el-Wad Terrace with special reference to gazelle exploitation patterns. Journal of Archaeological Science 31:217-231.
  10. Bar-Oz, G., & Dayan, T. 2004. Comment on “Zooarchaeological measures of hunting pressure and occupation intensity in the Natufian”. Current Anthropology, 45: S22-23.
  11. Bar-Oz, G. & Munro, N. D. 2004. Beyond cautionary tales: a multidimensional taphonomic approach for identifying subpatterns in ungulate body-part data. Journal of Taphonomy, 2: 201-220.
  12. Munro, N. D. & Bar-Oz, G. 2004. Debating issues of equifinality in Ungulate body part studies. Journal of Taphonomy, 2: 1-13.
  13. Munro, N. D. & Bar-Oz, G. 2005. Gazelle bone fat processing in the Levantine Epipalaeolithic. Journal of Archaeological Science, 32: 223-239.
  14. 14. Bar-Oz, G. and Adler, D. S. 2005. Taphonomic history of the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic faunal assemblage from Ortvale Klde, Georgian Republic. Journal of Taphonomy, 3: 185-211
  15. Lengyel, Gy., Nadel, D., Tsatskin. A., Bar-Oz, G., Bar-Yosef Mayer, D. E., Be'eri, R. and Hershkovitz, I. 2005. Back to Rakefet Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, 35: 245-70.
  16. Adler, D. S., Bar-Oz, G., Belfer-Cohen, A. and Bar-Yosef, O. 2006. Ahead of the game: Middle and Upper Palaeolithic hunting behaviors in the southern Caucasus. Current Anthropology, 47: 89-118.
  17. Bar-Oz, G. and Weinstein-Evron, M. 2006. Comment on “What's a mother to do? A hypothesis about the division of labor among Neandertals and Modern Humans in Eurasia”. Current Anthropology, 47: 963-64.
  18. Marom, N., Bar-Oz, G. and Munger, S. 2006. An incised scapula and its possible use as part of a lute. Near Eastern Archaeology, 69: 49-52.
  19. Bar-Oz, G. and Munro, N. D. 2007. Gazelle bone marrow yields and Epipalaeolithic carcass exploitation strategies in the southern Levant. Journal of Archaeological Science, 34: 946-956.
  20. Delfino, M., Bar-Oz, G. and Weissbrod, L. 2007. Recent shrinkage of the range of the Eastern spadefoot toad, Pelobates syriacus (Amphibia: Anuran): Archaeological evidence from the Bronze Age Israel. Zoology in the Middle East, 40: 45-52.
  21. Bar-Oz, G. and Dayan, T. 2007. Focus: on the use of petrous bone for estimating cranial abundance in fossil assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science, 34: 1356-1360.
  22. Bar-Oz, G., Bouchnick, R., Weiss, E., Weissbrod, L., Lernau, O., Bar-Yosef Mayer, D. E. and Reich, R. 2007. "Holy Garbage": a quantitative study of the city-dump of Early Roman period Jerusalem. LEVANT, 39: 1-12.
  23. Yeshurun, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Weinstein-Evron, M. 2007. Modern hunting behavior in the Early Middle Paleolithic: faunal remains from Misliya Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel. Journal of Human Evolution, 53: 656-677.
  24. Weinstein-Evron, M., Kaufman, D., Bachrach, N., Bar-Oz, G., Bar-Yosef Mayer, D. E., Chaim, S., Druck, D., Groman-Yaroslavski, I., Hershkovitz, I., Liber, N., Rosenberg, D., Tsatskin, A. and Weissbrod, L. 2007. After 70 years: new excavations at the el-Wad Terrace, Mount Carmel, Israel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, 37: 35-134.
  25. Yeshurun, R., Marom, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Differential fragmentation of different ungulate body-size: a comparison of gazelle and fallow deer bone fragmentation in Levantine prehistoric assemblages. Journal of Taphonomy, 5: 137-148.
  26. Marom, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. "Measure for measure": a taphonomic reconsideration of the Kebaran site of Ein Gev I, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science, 35: 214-227.
  27. Meshveliani, T., Bar-Oz, G., Bar-Yosef, O., Belfer-Cohen, A., Boaretto, E., Jakeli, N., Koridze, I. and Matskevich, Z. 2008. Mesolithic hunters at Kotias Klde, western Georgia, preliminary results. Paléorient, 33: 47-58.
  28. Bar-Oz, G., Belfer-Cohen, A., Mesheviliani, T., Jakeli, N. and Bar-Yosef, O. 2008. Taphonomy and zooarchaeology of the Upper Palaeolithic cave of Dzudzuana, Republic of Georgia. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 18: 131-151.
  29. Raban-Gerstel, N., Bar-Oz, G., Zohar, I., Sharon, I. and Gilboa, A. 2008. Early Iron Age Dor (Israel): a faunal perspective. Bulletin of American Schools of Oriental Research, 349: 25-59.
  30. Sapir-Hen, L., Bar-Oz, G., Hershkovitz, I., Raban-Gerstel, N., Marom, N. and Dayan, T. 2008. Paleopathology survey of ancient mammal bones in Israel. Veterinary, Medicine and Zootechniques, 42: 62-70.
  31. Pinhasi, R., Gasparian, B., Wilkinson, K., Bailey, R., Bar-Oz, G., Bruch, A., Chataigner C., Hoffmann, D., Hovsepyan, R., Nahapetyan, S., Pike, A. W. G., Schreve, D. and Stephens, M. 2008. Hovk 1 and the Middle and Upper Paleolithic of Armenia: a preliminary framework. Journal of Human Evolution, 55: 803-816.
  32. Yeshurun, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Digging in the museum: Middle Palaeolithic and Epipalaeolithic faunal remains from Olami's prehistoric survey of Mount Carmel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, 38: 41-58.
  33. Nadel, D., Lengyel, G., Bocquentin, F., Tsatskin, A., Rosenberg, D., Yeshurun, R., Bar-Oz, G., Bar-Yosef Mayer, .D. E., Beeri, R., Conyers, L., Filin, S., Hershkovitz, I., Kurzawska, A. and Weissbrod, L. 2008. The Late Natufian at Raqefet Cave: the 2006 excavation season. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, 38: 59-131.
  34. Bar, S., Bar Oz, G., Boaretto, E., Cohen, O., Dan, E., Raban-Gerstel, N., Rosenberg, D. and Winter, H. 2008. Ein Hilu: a Chalcolithic site on the eastern desert fringes of Samaria. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, 38: 153-228.
  35. Weissbrod, L. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Zooarchaeology in small scale: the importance of small mammal remains to archaeological research in Israel. Qadmoniyot, 136:121-127 (in Hebrew).
  36. Munro, N. D., Bar-Oz, G. and Stutz, A. J. 2009. Aging mountain gazelle (Gazella gazella): refining methods of tooth eruption and wear and bone fusion. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36: 752-763.
  37. Bar-Oz, G., Avner, U., Malkinson, D. and Nadel, D. 2009. The Negev (southern Levant) desert kites: a preliminary report. Antiquity (Project-Gallery), http://antiquity.ac.uk/ProjGall/bar-oz/.
  38. Stutz, A. J., Munro, N. D. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Increasing the resolution of the broad spectrum revolution in the southern Levantine Epipalaeolithic (19-12 ka). Journal of Human Evolution, 56: 294-306.
  39. Bar-Oz, G., Belfer-Cohen., Meshveliani, T., Jakeli, N., Matskevich, Z. and Bar-Yosef, O. 2009. Bear in mind: bear hunting in the Mesolithic of the southern Caucasus. Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia, 39: 15-24.
  40. Marom, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Culling profiles: the indeterminacy of archaeozoological data to survivorship curves modeling of sheep and goat herd maintenance strategies. Submitted to Journal of Archaeological Science, 36: 1184-1187.
  41. Sapir-Hen, L., Bar-Oz, G., Khalaily, H. and Dayan, T. 2009. The last of the gazelle hunters in the southern Levant: Gazelle exploitation in the early Neolithic site of Motza, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science, available online 20 March 2009.
  42. Ammar, Z., Bouchnick, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Identification of the biblical clean animals in view of the archaeozoological research. Kathedra (in Hebrew), 132: 1-20.
  43. Marom, N., Raban-Gerstel, N., Mazar, A. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Backbone of society: evidence for social and economic status of the Iron Age population of Tel Rehov, Beth She'an Valley, Israel. Bulletin of American Schools of Oriental Research, 354: 1-22.
  44. Tsahar, E., Izhaki, I., Lev-Yadun, S. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Distribution and Extinction of Ungulates during the Holocene of the Southern Levant. PLoS ONE, 4(4): e5316.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005316.

    Accepted for Publication

  45. Raban-Gerstel, N., Bar-Oz, G. and Tepper, Y. 2008. Bone and horn industry in Late Ottoman Nazareth: the evidence from Shihab-A'Din. Atiqot, in press.
  46. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Butcher's waste: zooarchaeological analysis of a Crusader/Ayyubid bone deposits in Jerusalem St., Safed. Atiqot, in press.
  47. Yeshurun, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Weinstein-Evron, M. The role of foxes in the Natufian economy: A view from Mount Carmel, Israel. Before Farming, in press.
  48. Marom, M. and Bar-Oz, G. "Man-Made Oases": Neolithic patterns of wild ungulate exploitation and their consequences for the domestication of pigs and cattle. Before Farming, in press.

Articles or Chapters in Books Which are not Conference Proceedings

Published

  1. Bar-Oz, G. & Dayan, T. 2002. On the use of the petrosum bone to detect taphonomic destruction in fossil assemblages. In (M. De Renzi, M. V. P. Alonso, M. Belinchon, E. Penalve, P. Montoya, A. Marquez-Aliaga, Eds.), Current Topics on Taphonomy and Fossilization. Valencia: Ajuntament de Valencia, pp. 453-456.
  2. Weissbrod, L. & Bar-Oz, G. 2004. Caprines and toads: taphonomic patterning of animal offering practices in a Late Bronze Age Burial Assemblage. In (S.J. O’Day, W. Van-Meer & A. Ervynck, Eds.) Behaviour Behind Bones: the Zooarchaeology of Religion, Ritual, Status and Identity. Oxford: Oxbow Books, pp. 20-24.
  3. Bar-Oz, G., Adler, D. S., Vekua, A., Meshveliani, T., Tushabramishvili, N., Belfer-Cohen, A. & Bar-Yosef, O. 2004. Faunal exploitation patterns along the southern slopes of the Caucasus during the Late Middle and Early Upper Palaeolithic. In (M. Mondini, S. Munoz, & S. Wickler, Eds.) Colonisation, Migration, and Marginal Areas: A Zooarchaeological Approach. Oxford: Oxbow Books, pp. 46-54.
  4. Bar-Oz, G., Weinstein-Evron, M., Livne, P. and Zaidner, Y. 2005. Fragments of information: preliminary taphonomic results from excavation at the breccia layers of Misliya Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel. In (T. O’Connor, Ed.) Biosphere to Litosphere: New Studies in Vertebrate Taphonomy. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 126-134.


    Accepted for Publication
  5. Bar-Oz, G. and Dayan, T. n.d. Subsistence activities, food transport, and hunting strategies in Nahal Hadera V. In (A. Gopher, R. Barkai, Eds.) Nahal Hadera V. Cambridge: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, in press.
  6. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains. In (Y. Gadot, A. Yasur-Landau, Eds.) Fort and Village in the Hula Valley: Excavations at Qiriat Shemona (South). Tel-Aviv: Salvage Excavation Reports, Vol. 5, in press
  7. Bar-Oz, G. and Weissbrod, L. 2007. The large animal remains. In (Y. Gadot, E. Yannai, Eds.) Late Bronze Ara Burial Cave. Tel-Aviv: Salvage Excavation Reports, Vol. 6, in press.
  8. Weissbrod, L. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Microvertebrate remains. In (Y. Gadot & E. Yannai, Eds.) Late Bronze Ara Burial Cave. Tel-Aviv: Salvage Excavation Reports, Vol. 6, in press.
  9. Adler, D. S. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Seasonal patterns of prey acquisition and competition during the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of the southern Caucasus. In (J. J. Hublin, M. P. Richards, Eds.) The Evolution of Hominids Diet: Integrating Approaches to the Study of Palaeolithic Subsistence. Dordrecht: Springer, in press.
  10. Bar-Oz, G. 2008. The faunal remains of Hellenistic-Roman Sha’ar-HaAmakim. In (A. Segal, J. Mlynarczyk, M. Burdaejewicz, Eds.) Excavation of the Hellenistic Site in Kibutz Sha’ar-HaAmakim. Haifa: Zinman Institute of Archaeology, in press.
  11. Bar-Oz, G. 2008. The inscribed astragalus from the Hellenistic period of Sh’aar-Ha’amakim. In (A. Segal, J. Mlynarczyk, M. Burdaejewicz, Eds.) Excavation of the Hellenistic Site in Kibutz Sha’ar-HaAmakim. Haifa: Zinman Institute of Archaeology, in press (An earlier version of the paper was published as item C.4.).
  12. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. The faunal remains. In (Y. Alexander, Ed.) Excavations at Mary's Well, Nazareth 1997 – 1998. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Reports, in press.
  13. Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2009. The faunal remains. In (Z. Gal, D. Shalem and H. Smithline, Eds.) Peqi‘in – A Late Chalcolithic Burial Cave. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquity Authority Reports, in press.
  14. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Ivories and bone objects. In (Z. Gal, D. Shalem and H. Smithline, Eds.) Peqi‘in – A Late Chalcolithic Burial Cave. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquity Authority Reports, in press.

Articles in Conferences Proceedings

Published

  1. Bar-Oz, G., Dayan, T. and Kaufman, D. 1998. Taphonomic analysis of the faunal remains from Neve David. In (H. Buitenhuis, L. Bartosiewicz, A. M. Choyke, Eds.) Archaeozoology of the Near East III. Groningen: Groningen Institute for archaeology, pp. 72-79.
  2. Bar-Oz, G. and Dayan, T. 2002. Taphonomic analysis of the faunal remains from Nahal Hadera V. In (H. Buitenhuis, A. H. Al-Shiyab, M. Mashkour, A. Choyke, Eds.)
    Archaeozoology of the Near East V. Groningen: Groningen Institute for archaeology, pp.
    40-47.
  3. Bouchnik, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Reich, R. 2004. Animal remains from the city dump of Jerusalem in the late Second Temple period. In (E. Baruch, A. Faust, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, Volume 11. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 71-80 (Hebrew, English abstract on p. 50*).
  4. Bar-Oz, G. 2005. Collecting bones from archaeological excavations: a guide for the archaeologist. In (O. Ackermann, A. Faust, A. Maeir, Eds.) Archaeology and Environment. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 63-66 (Hebrew).
  5. Bar-Oz, G. and Dayan, T. 2005. Zooarchaeological diversity and Palaeoecological reconstruction of the Epipalaeolithic faunal sequence in the northern Coastal Plain and the slopes of Mount Carmel, Israel. In (H. Buitenhuis, A. M. Choyke, L. Martin, L. Bartosiewicz, M. Mashkour, Eds.) Archaeozoology of the Near East VI. Groningen: Groningen Institute for archaeology, pp. 50-60.
  6. Bouchnik, R., Bar-Oz, G., Shukron, E. and Reich, R. 2005. More bones from the city dump of Jerusalem from the late Second Temple period. In (E. Baruch, A. Faust, Z. Greenhut, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, Volume 11. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 175-185 (Hebrew, English abstract on pp. 40-41*).
  7. Reich, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. The city dump of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period: a quantitative study. In (E. Baruch, A. Faust, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, Volume 12. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 83-98 (Hebrew, English abstract on pp. 14-15*).
  8. Weiss, E., Bouchnik, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Reich, R. 2006. Garbage near the Temple: some thoughts on the location of Jerusalem Second Temple period city-dump. In (E. Baruch, A. Faust, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, Volume 12. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 98-108 (Hebrew, English abstract on p. 16*).
  9. Bouchnik, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Reich, R. 2006. Faunal remains from the Late Second Temple period: a view from the village of Burnat and Jerusalem city-dump assemblages. In (E. Baruch, A. Faust, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, Volume 12. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 109-122 (Hebrew, English abstract on p. 15*).
  10. Bouchnick, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Reich, R. 2007. Jewish fingerprint on animal bone remains from Late Temple city-dump of Jerusalem. In (E. Baruch, A. Levy-Beifer and A. Faust, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, 13. Ramat-Gan: University of Bar-Ilan, pp. 73-85 (Hebrew, English abstract on pp. 21*-22*).
  11. Bouchnick, R., Marom, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. "Rams from Moab and ewes from Hebron": herd maintenance strategies in the Late Temple period in Jerusalem. In (E. Baruch, A. Levy-Reifer and A. Faust, Eds.) New Studies on Jerusalem, 14. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University, pp. 211-224 (Hebrew, English abstract on pp. 42*).

Other Scientific Publications


Zooarcheological Reports

  1. Bar-Oz, G. 2004. The faunal remains from Early Roman Pool Cave. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  2. Bouchnick, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2004. Faunal remains from Late Bronze Aphek. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  3. Bouchnick, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2004. Faunal remains from Roman-Hellenistic Akko. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  4. Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2005. Faunal remains from Early Iron Bizat a-Shaab. In (Adam Zertal) The Manasseh Hill Country Survey, Volume 4. Haifa: Ministry of Defense and University of Haifa Press, pp. 762-64.
  5. Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2005. Faunal Remains from Chalcolithic and Early Bronze (IB) Lod (Beitar St). Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  6. Shoam, I. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2005. Faunal remains from Hellenistic Rassem. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  7. Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2005. Faunal remains from the Chalcolithic Iron-East. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives
  8. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from Iron Age City of David Visitor Center 2005. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  9. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Crusader garbage pit of Akko-Amal. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  10. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Mamluk site of Safed – El Wata Square. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  11. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Early Hellenistic site at Ramle – Nesher North. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  12. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Early Byzantine and Ottoman site of Beth-Shean 3537/0. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  13. Bouchnick, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Early Roman site of Bournat. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  14. Sapir-Hen, L. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Bronze Age and Persian site of Tel-Megadim. Unpublished report, Israel Antiquities Authority Archives.
  15. Hadash, D., Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Byzantine site of Zipori. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (22 pages).
  16. Abado, L., Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Byzantine, Omay and Abassian site of Tamra. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (17 pages).
  17. Weissbrod, L., Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Faunal remains of the Temple Mount Archaeological Destruction. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (22 pages).
  18. Raban-Gerstel, N., Dan, E. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from the Chalcolithic site of Ein-Hilu. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (15 pages).
  19. Raban-Gerstel, N., Sapir-Hen, L. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Dog burial from City of David: zooarchaeological, taphonomic and pathological analysis. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (19 pages).
  20. Bar-Oz, G., 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from Late Bronze Age Timna – "Mushroom" site. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (7 pages).
  21. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from the Roman graveyard of Acco-Remez. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (16 pages).
  22. Yeshurun, R., Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from the Middle Bronze Age burial tombs of Bet-Dagan. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (17 pages).
  23. Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from the Late Chalcolithic of Fazael II and the Early Bronze 1 of Sheik-Diab 2. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (11 pages).
  24. Abado, L., Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains from the Ottoman site of Khirbet Eleq. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (28 pages).
  25. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from City of David Visitor Center. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (32 pages).
  26. Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from Givaati Car Park. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (33 pages).
  27. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from Yarmoukian Beissamun. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (21 pages).
  28. Yeshurun, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Kebaran Faunal Remains from Locus 5 in Raqefet Cave – 2008 Season. Unpublished report (3 pages).
  29. Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2008. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from Kerem-e-Ras. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (32 pages).
  30. Abado, L., Raban-Gerstel, N. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from the Roman site of Otnay. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (45 pages).
  31. Bouchnick, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from Mount Zion Slope A-5023/07, Jerusalem. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (22 pages).
  32. Bouchnick, R. and Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Zooarchaeological analysis of the faunal remains from Mount Zion Slope A-5445/08, Jerusalem. Unpublished report. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority Archives (23 pages).

Archeological Reports

  1. Zackheim, O. and Bar-Oz, G. 1999. Hefzibah – excavation report. Hadashot Arkheologiyot – Excavations and surveys in Israel, 109: 45-46.
  2. Adler, D. S., Bar-Oz, G., Vekua, A. and Tushabramashvili, N. 2004. Paleolithic hunting practices. Caucasus Environment 2: 52-55.
  3. Ronen, A., Bar-Oz, G. and Nadel, D. 2006. Burgata-Eli, a multi phase Neolihtic site in the eastern Sharon palin, Israel. Neo-Lithics, 2: 23-26.
  4. Uziel, J.,Ben-Efraim, Y., Khalaily, H., Marder, O., Bar-Oz, G. and Raban-Gerstel, N. 2007. The slvage excavations at Yiron East. Qamma. Reports on salvage Excavations I, Publications of the Institute of Archaeology. Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University, pp. 39-94.

Abstract

  1. Bar-Oz, G. & Dayan, T. 1997. Faunal remains from Neve David, a Geometric Kebaran hunter gatherers site. Israel Journal of Zoology, 43: 95.
  2. Bar-Oz, G., Segal, A. & Dayan, T. 2000. Weasels (Mustela nivalis) from the Hellenistic well at Shaar-Ha’hamakim. Israel Journal of Zoology, 46: 157.
  3. Bar-Oz, G., Zackheim, O. & Dayan, T. 2000. Taphonomy, subsistence economy, and palaeoecology of the Kebaran hunter-gatherers of Hefzibah. Israel Journal of Zoology, 46: 157-58.
  4. Bar-Oz, G. & Dayan, T. 2001. Cultural and ecological changes at the end of Last Glacial in the northern coastal plain. Israel Journal of Zoology, 47: 175-176.
  5. Adler, D. S., Tushabramishvili, N. & Bar-Oz, G. 2002. The latest Neandetals of the southern Caucasus: new dated and new data from Ortvle Klde, the Georgian Republic. Journal of Human Evolution, 42: A2.
  6. Bar-Oz, G. & Adler, D. S. 2004. The Seasonal Exploitation of Capra Caucasica during the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of the Southern Caucasus. Israel Journal of Zoology, 50: 101.
  7. Adler, D. S., Bar-Oz, G., Belfer-Cohen, A. & Bar-Yosef, O. 2004. The Seasonal Exploitation of Capra Caucasica During the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of the Southern Caucasus. Paleoanthropology, A65.
  8. Bar-Oz, G. and Munro, N. D. 2004. The taphonomist's corner: body part representation in zooarchaeology. Journal of Taphonomy, 2: 249-50.
  9. Stutz, A. J., Munro, N. D. and Bar-Oz, G. 2006. Big and small game diversity trends in the southern Levantine Epipalaeolithic: increasing our resolution of the broad spectrum revolution. Paleoanthropology, A104.
  10. Sapir, L., Bar-Oz, G., Khalaily, H. and Dayan, T. 2006. Faunal remains from the Early Pre-Pottery Neolithic Site of Motza – gazelle hunting and exploitation patterns. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, 52: 79.
  11. Yeshurun, R., Bar-Oz, G. and Weinstein-Evron, M. 2006. The Palaeoecology of Misliya Cave, an Early Middle Palaeolithic site in Mount Carmel. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, 52
  12. Tsahar, E., Izhaki, I. and Bar-Oz, G. 2007. Archaeology, historical ecology and wildlife management in Israel: spatial and temporal changes in past species abundance. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, in press.
  13. Bar-Oz, G., Avner, U., Malkinson, D. and Nadel, D. 2008. The Negev and Arava Desert Kites. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, in press.
  14. Tamar, K., Bar-Oz, G., Dayan, T., Bunimovitz, S. and Lederman, Z. 2008. The animal remains of Tel Bet-Shemesh: a zooarchaeological perspective for the emergence of early Israelites. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, in press.

Other Works and Activities Connected With Your Scholary Field

  1. Noah's Ark Project and the Reference Collection at the Department of Archaeology, University of Haifa. The collection maintains an expanding sample of vertebrate specimens including mammal, bird, reptile, and amphibian species from Israel. Domestic species are well represented and include a variety of specimens of both sexes and different ages. We already hold more than 150 specimens, including articulated skeletons of different animals. The reference collection is used for archaeological and zoological research and aims to serve a wide array of educational purposes for broad audiences. Among this we are currently preparing an exhibition of the large mammals of Israel to Stekelis Museum of Prehistory, Haifa.
  2. Archaeozoological digitized database of Israel in GIS format (with Ella Tsahar). This database enables to track faunal changes through time and space and highlight domestic and wild faunal turnovers.
  3. The Gazelle Project: The Impact of Human Hunting on Mountain Gazelle (Gazella gazella) Populations at the Pleistocene/Holocene Boundary in the Southern Levant, collaborative research effort with Natalie Munro of University of Connecticut.
  4. Analyzing faunal bone assemblages from Middle Palaeolithic and Upper Palaeolithic sites from the southern Caucasus, Republic of Georgia (with Ofer Bar-Yosef of Harvard University and Anna Belfer-Cohen of the Hebrew University) and Armenia (with Dan Adler of University of Connecticut, USA and Ron Pinhasi of University College of Cork, Ireland).
  5. Study the Persian (goitered) gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) zooarchaeological remains from the Zagros Mountains (extension of the Gazelle Project). collaborative research effort with Melinda Zeder from the Smithsonian Institute.
  6. Animal Bones and Group Diversity: Archaeological Trends in Livestock Management and Butchery Practices during the Bronze and Iron Ages of the Southern Levant