Yoram Tsafrir

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Tsafrir in March 2015

Yoram Tsafrir (30 January 1938 in Kfar Azar – 23 November 2015) was an Israeli archaeologist. His research has included the Byzantine influence on ancient synagogues, demography of Palestine in the Byzantine period. He led excavations at Beit She'an, and at Rehoboth.[1] He was Professor Emeritus in the University of Hebrew, University of Jerusalem, and in the Institute of Archaeology. He was a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.[2][3]

Tsafrir died in a hospital in Jerusalem, Israel from a heart attack at the age of 77.[4]

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  1. Levy, Thomas (1995). Arch Of Society. Continuum International Publishing Group. pp. 599–. ISBN 978-0-7185-1388-7. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  2. "YORAM TSAFRIR, PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF ARCHAEOLOGY". Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  3. Marlia Mundell Mango (2009). Byzantine Trade, 4th-12th Centuries: The Archaeology of Local, Regional and International Exchange : Papers of the Thirty-eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, St John's College, University of Oxford, March 2004. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. pp. 61–. ISBN 978-0-7546-6310-2. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  4. Hasson, Nir (23 November 2015). "Prominent Israeli Archaeologist Yoram Tsafrir Dies" – via Haaretz.

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