Dr. Naama Yahalom-Mack
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Naama Yahalom-Mack is a senior lecturer of Bronze and Iron Age archaeology, and the head of the Laboratory for Archaeological Materials and Ancient Technologies at the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is also the co-director of the excavations at Tel Abel Beth Maacah, in the Hula Valley. Her research focuses on archaeometallurgy and on the provenancing of archaeological materials as a proxy for reconstructing ancient trade interaction.
2018. Yahalom-Mack, N. and Segal, I. The Origin of the Copper Used in Canaan during the Late Bronze - Iron Age Transition. Pp. 313-331 in: Ben-Yosef, E. (ed.), Mining for Ancient Copper; Essays in Memory of Beno Rothenberg. Tel Aviv University.
2014. Yahalom-Mack, N., Galili, E., Segal, I., Eliyahu-Behar, A., Boaretto, E., Shilstein, S. and Finkelstein, I. New Insights into Levantine Copper Trade: Ingots from the Bronze and Iron Ages in Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 45:159–177.
2014. Yahalom-Mack, N., Gadot, Y., Eliyahu-Behar, A., Bechar, S., Finkelstein, I. Metalworking at Hazor: A Long-Term Perspective. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 33 (1): 19–45.
2015. Yahalom-Mack, N., Langgut, D., Dvir, O., Tirosh. O., Eliyahu-Behar, A., Erel, Y., Langford, B., Frumkin, A., Ullman, M. and Davidovich, U. The Earliest Lead Object in the Levant. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0142948.
2015. Yahalom-Mack, N. Egyptian Bronzeworking Practices in Late Bronze Age Canaan. Bulletin of the American Schools for Oriental Research 374: 103–114.
2015. Yahalom-Mack, N. and Eliyahu-Behar, A. The Transition from Bronze to Iron in Canaan: Chronology, Technology and Context. Radiocarbon 57: 285–305.
2017. Yahalom-Mack, N., Eliyahu-Behar, A., Martin, M.A.S., Kleiman, A., Shahack-Gross, R., Homsher, R.D., Gadot, Y. and Finkelstein, I. Metalworking at Megiddo during the Late Bronze and Iron Ages. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 76: 53-74.
2018. Yahalom-Mack, N. "….his bed was an iron bed, in Rabbah of the children of Ammon….." (Deut. 3:11): On the Early Use of Iron in the Land of Israel. Eretz Israel 33 (Lawrence Stager Volume): 153-160. (Hebrew).
2018. Yahalom-Mack, N., Panitz-Cohen, N. and Mullins, R. From a Fortified Canaanite City-State to “a City and a Mother” in Israel: Five Seasons of Excavation at Tel Abel Beth Maacah. Near Eastern Archaeology 81.2: 145-156.
2019. Yahalom-Mack, N. Crucibles, Tuyeres and Bellows in a Longue Durée Perspective: Aspects of Technological Style. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean and Heritage Studies 7: 63-75.
2019. Eshel, T., Erel, Y., Yahalom-Mack, N., Tirosh, O. and Gilboaa A. Lead Isotopes in Silver Reveal Earliest Phoenician Quest for Metals in the West Mediterranean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (13): 6007-6012.
2019. Yahalom-Mack, N., Panitz-Cohen, N., Eshel, T. and Mullins, R. A Late Bronze IIB Silver Hoard from Tel Abel Beth-Maacah. Israel Exploration Journal 69: 129–153.
2020. Brauns, M., Yahalom-Mack, N., Stepanov, I., Sauder, L., Keen, J. and Eliyahu-Behar, A. Osmium Isotope Analysis as an Innovative Tool for Provenancing Ancient Iron: A Systematic Approach. PLoS ONE 15(3).
2020. Yahalom-Mack, N., Herzlinger, G., Bogdanovsky, A., Tirosh, O., Garfinkel, Y., Dugaw, S., Lipschits, O. and Erel, Y. 2020. Combining Chemical and Lead Isotope Analyses with 3-D Geometric–Morphometric Shape Analysis: A Methodological Case Study of Scythian Arrowheads from the Southern Levant. Journal of Archaeological Science 118.