Wachsmann, Shelley

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WACHSMANN, Shelley. American (born Canada), b. 1950. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities. Career: Israel Department of Antiquities and Museums, inspector of underwater antiquities, 1976-89; Israel Antiquities Authority, archaeologist/researcher, 1990; Texas A&M University, College Station, Meadows visiting assistant professor, 1990-93, Nautical Archaeology Program, Meadows assistant professor, 1993-99, Meadows associate professor of biblical archaeology, 1999-. Excavation of the Kinneret Boat, director, 1986; Sea of Galilee Archaeological Research Project, director, 1992; INA/ CMS Joint Expedition to Tantura Lagoon, director, 1994-96; director of and participant in archaeological excavations and surveys. Guest lecturer at colleges and universities worldwide. Publications: Aegeans in the Theban Tombs, 1987; (co-author) The Excavations of an Ancient Boat from the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret), 1990; The Sea of Galilee Boat: An Extraordinary Two-Thousand-Year-Old Discovery, 1995; Seagoing Ships and Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant, 1998. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to archaeology journals and popular magazines. Address: Institute of Nautical Archaeology, PO Drawer HG, College Station, TX 77841-5137, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]