New insights into the Archaeology of Lebanon: The Excavations at Tell el-Burak, South of Sidon, and their Middle Bronze Age and Iron Age Results

Wednesday 28 February, 6.30pm | This is a hybrid lecture What’s new in archaeological research in Lebanon? What can we learn from recently excavated sites for the history and culture of Lebanon? The lecture will address these questions on the basis of the excavations in Tell el-Burak, which were carried out by a Lebanese-German team from 2001-2022. …

Seasons Greetings from the NEAF President

Seasons Greetings! Thank you for being such a wonderful part of the NEAF community, and for your participation in and support of our NEAF activities during 2022. As NEAF President, I’ve loved seeing people join our lectures and events by zoom from around Australia, the world, and where possible, in person. Your support of our …

Vale Win Stephen

It is with a real mixture of sadness and love that NEAF says farewell to one of our greatest supporters and friends in Lady (Win) Stephen. Born (in Adelaide) into a strongly medical family as the daughter of James Bonnin, a general practitioner, and sibling of five brothers (four of whom became doctors) and a …

Vale Judith McKenzie

(November 28, 1957 – May 27, 2019) In a tribute to Judith McKenzie written by Alan Walmsley, a fellow archaeologist who also prepared his doctorate at Sydney University in the mid-1980s, he praised Judith as ‘one of Australia’s most eminent alumni in the humanities’ (Levant, 2000). Yet Judith never held a distinguished ‘named’ chair at a …

Vale Michelle Cotton

Dr Michele Cotton AM NEAF Councillor from 1 April 2002 to 1 April 2011. Michele wanted to be an archaeologist when she was a child – but then became a vet!  She had lived and worked in the Middle East (Riyadh) for many years (as a result of her husband Peter’s work) and while bringing up …

Contacts

Near Eastern Archaeological Foundation
Level 4, CCANESA Madsen F09, University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia
+61 2 9351 4151 neaf.archaeology@sydney.edu.au