פרופ' ז'אק יקר

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Jak Yakar 

Date & Country of birth: 8.5.1943   Istanbul-Turkey

Date of Immigration to Israel 11.10.1970

Academic Affiliation: Tel Aviv University, Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, and Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Contact: Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel Phone 03-6409473; Fax: 03-6407237; Email כתובת דוא"ל זו מוגנת מפני spambots, יש לאפשר JavaScript על-מנת לראות את הכתובת

Home: Katzir POB 5294, Zip Code 37861, Israel  Fax Phone: 04-6253419

 

Jak Yakar

Date & Country of birth: 8.5.1943   Istanbul-Turkey

Date of Immigration to Israel 11.10.1970

Academic Affiliation: Tel Aviv University, Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, and Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Contact: Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel Phone 03-6409473; Fax: 03-6407237; Email Yakar@post.tau.ac.il

Home: Katzir POB 5294, Zip Code 37861, Israel  Fax Phone: 04-6253419

 

Education (Pre-Classical Anatolia: Prehistory - Iron Age)

B.A. 1960-1965: Department of Archaeology, Istanbul University.

M.A.1965-1966: Department of Mediterranean Studies, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

M.A. Thesis: Cythera and the Ancient Near East (Supervisor: C. Gordon)

Ph.D. 1966-1968 Department of Mediterranean Studies, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, U.S.A

Doctoral Dissertation: The Religious Architecture & Art of Early Anatolia

(Supervisors: P. Hammond, H. Hoffner and C. Gordon)

 

Academic Affiliation and Positions

Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology

Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Tel-Aviv University

1970 Guest Lecturer

1973 Lecturer

1977 Senior Lecturer

1985 Associate Professor

1992 Full Professor

1987-1994 Head of the Department  

1989 Acting Director of the Institute

1990-1996 Director of the Institute

2003-2005 Director of the Institute

1990-2005 Executive Editor of the Institute's Monograph Series

                  

Field Record

 

1963 Field Assistant-Çatal Höyük Excavations, Konya-Turkey.

 

1971 Assistant Area Supervisor-Beer Sheba excavations.    

 

1972-73 Field Survey in Northern Turkey - Istanbul University Samsun Expedition.

 

1974-75 Ikiztepe Excavations- Associate field director, Istanbul University Samsun Expedition.  

            

1975 Archaeological Survey in the Çarşamba Plain, Associate field director, Istanbul University Samsun Expedition.

        

1976  Ethnoarchaeological Research in Southeastern Turkey.

 

1977 Archaeological Field Survey in Eastern Turkey (Sivas-Gemerek- Malatya).                

 

1980 Archaeological Investigations in the Eastern Aegean Islands (Lemnos,  Lesbos, Chios, Kos)

 

1981  Ethnoarchaeological Research in Southeastern Turkey

 

1982 Tel Aviv University. Tel Kinrot Excavations.  Director

 

1983 Tel Aviv University. Tel Kinrot Excavations.  Director

                

1985 Archaeological Research in Eastern and Southeastern Provinces of  Turkey.

 

1986 Archaeological and Ethnoarchaeological Investigations in Northeastern and Eastern Provinces of Turkey.

 

1987  Archaeological Research in Greek Macedonia and Thrace.

 

1989-90  Archaeological Research in Southwestern Provinces of Turkey and the Lake District.

 

1993-1997 Ethnoarchaeological Field Research in the Western, Central, Northern, Eastern and Southeastern Provinces of Turkey.

 

1998 Archaeological Survey (Tarhuntassa Project) in South-Central and Southern Provinces of Turkey.

 

2000 Archaeological Field  Investigations in central, eastern, southeastern, southern and western Turkey.

 

2001 Ethnographic Studies in Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Brazil.

Membership in Editorial Boards

Jahrbuch für Kleinasiatische Forschungen-Anadolu Araştırmaları, Istanbul University

Archaeologia Bulgarica, Sofia

Colloquium Anatolicum, Institutum Turcicum Scientiae Antiquitatis, Istanbul

פרסומים

 

Publications

 

Books

 

1985 The Later Prehistory of Anatolia: The Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age. Oxford: BAR International Series 268(i-ii).

 

1991 Prehistoric Anatolia: The Neolithic Transformation andֹ the Early Chalcolithic Period.  Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Monograph Series, 9 (Second Printing 1994).

 

1994 Prehistoric Anatolia: The Neolithic Transformation andֹ the Early Chalcolithic Period. Supplement No.1. Tel Aviv:Tel Aviv University Monograph Series 9A.

 

2000 Ethnoarchaeology of Anatolia:Rural Socio-Economy in the Bronze and Iron Ages. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Monograph Series 17.

 

Reflections of Ancient Anatolian Society in Archaeology: From the Emergence of Village Communities to the Formation of City-States, ca 9000-2000 BC. Istanbul: Homer Publications (expected to appear in June 2011).

 

Articles

 

1971-1972 Cythera and the Ancient Near East, Anatolica 4:133-137.

 

1974 The Twin Shrines of Beycesultan, Anatolian Studies 24:151-161.

 

1974 & A.M. Dinçol, Remarks on the Historical Geography of North-Central Anatolia during the Hittite and Pre-Hittite Periods, Tel Aviv 1: 85-99.

 

1974 Dinçol, A.M. & J. Yakar, Theories on the Localisation of Nerik Reconsidered, Belleten XXXVIII: 563-582.

 

1975 Northern Anatolia in the Bronze Age, Tel Aviv 2:133-145.

 

1976 Anatolia and the Great Movement of the Indo-Europeans, Tel Aviv 3:151-160.

 

1976  Hittite Involvement in Western Anatolia,  Anatolian Studies 26: 117-128.

 

1977  &  L. Garzon, The Survival of Ancient Traditions in the Popular Architecture of North-Central Anatolia, Expedition 18: 43-47.

 

1978  &  A. Gürsan-Salzmann, The Provinces of Malatya and Sivas: an Archaeological Survey of Pre-Classical Sites,  Expedition 30: 59-62.

 

1979  Troy and the Anatolian Early Bronze Age, Anatolia Studies 29: 51-67, 1979

 

1979  &  A. Gürsan-Salzmann, Archaeological Survey in the Malatya and Sivas Provinces 1977, Tel Aviv 6: 34-35.

 

1980  Recent Contributions to the Historical Geography of the Hittite Empire, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orientgesellschaft 112: 75-94.

 

1980 The Indo-Europeans and their Impact on Anatolian Cultural Development, Journal of Indo-European Studies 9: 94-112.

 

1980 Subterranean Structures in Anatolia: Problems of Interpretation and Chronology, Eretz Israel 15: 17-21.

 

1981 & A. Gürsan-Salzmann, Archaeological Investigations in the Triangle of Gemerak-Sıvas-Malatya,  Turkish Review of Archaeology 25:173-179 (Turkish).

 

1983 Tel Kinrot Excavations, 1982,  Israel Exploration Journal 33: 255-256.

 

1984 Winn, S. and J. Yakar, The 1982 Excavations at Tel Kinrot: The Early Bronze Age Settlement, Tel Aviv 11: 20-47.

 

1984 Tel Kinrot Excavations, 1983. Israel Exploration Journal 34:190-191.          

 

1984 Regional and Local Schools of Metalwork in Early Bronze Age Anatolia, Part I, Anatolian Studies 34:50-84.

 

1985 Regional and Local Schools of Metalwork in Early Bronze Age Anatolia, Part II, Anatolian Studies 35:25-38.

 

1986 A Revised Early Bronze Age Chronology and Terminology for Anatolia, Proceedings of the Turkish Historical Society IX: 97-108.

 

1987 Anatolia, In: R. Merhav, ed., Treasures of the Bible Lands. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum (Hebrew and English).

 

1989  The So-called Anatolian Elements in the Late Chalcolithic and EBA Cultures of Palestine: A Question of Ethno-cultural Origins,  In: P. de Miroschedji, ed., L'urbanisation de la Palestine à l'age du Bronze, Oxford:BAR S 527(i), pp. 341-354.

 

1990 Transhumance and the Question of Nomadism in Early Anatolia, Proceedings of the Turkish Historical Society X: 597-606.

 

1990 The Chronology of the Transcaucasian - East Anatolian Early Bronze Age,

Eretz Israel 20: 94-100.

 

1992 Anatolian Civilization Following the Disintegration of the Hittite Empire,

Tel Aviv 9: 1-20.

       

1992 The Archaeology Beyond the Eastern Borders of the Hittite Empire. In: H. Otten, E. Akurgal, H. Ertem and A. Süel, A, eds., Hittite and Other Anatolian Studies in Honor of Sedat Alp, Ankara:TTKY, pp.507-520.          

 

1993 The Ethnicity of the Halaf  Culture West of the Balikh River. In: M. Mellink, T. Özgüç and E. Porada, eds., Anatolia and its Neighbours, Studies in Honor of Nimet Özgüç,  Ankara:TTKY, pp. 505-517.

 

1994  Speculating on the Concepts of the Supernatural in Neolithic Anatolia. Proceeding of the Turkish Historical Society XI: 597-606.                       

 

1994  Studies on Eastern Anatolia in the Iron Age-An Introduction, Tel Aviv 21(1): 3-5.

 

1996  Hattusha-The City of Silver. In: J.G. Westenholtz, ed., Royal Cities of the Biblical World, Jerusalem: Bible Lands Museum, pp. 53-68, 1996

 

1996 The Neolithic Transformation in the Near East and Anatolia's Role in the Neolithization of Southeastern Europe. Documenta Praehistorica XXIII: 1-13.

 

1996/1997  The Early Bronze Age Settlement Pattern in Northwest Anatolia, In: L. Nikolova, ed.,  Early Bronze Age Settlement Patterns in the Balkans(3500-2000 B.C.) Sofia, pp. 85-93.

 

1997 Anatolian Trade with Syro-Mesopotamia Prior to the Establishment of Assyrian Merchant Colonies in Anatolia. RAI 39: 365-372.

 

1997 Did Anatolia Contribute to the Neolithization of Southeast Europe? In: J. Marler, ed., From the Realm of the Ancestors. An Anthology in Honor of Marija Gimbutas, ed., Califronia, pp. 59-69.

                                                                  

1997 Hacılar. In: E.M. Meyers, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East,  Vol.2, New York, pp. 448-449.  

 

1997 Archaeology in the Anatolian Plateau, In: E.M. Meyers, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, Vol.3, New York, pp.63-67.

 

1997 Koşay, Hamit Zübeyr (Biography), In In: E.M. Meyers, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East. Vol.3, New York, pp. 303-304.

 

1998 Environmental Factors Affecting Urbanization in Bronze Age Anatolia. In: J.G. Westenholz, ed., Capital Cities:Urban Planning and Spiritual Dimensions, Jerusalem: Bible Lands Museum Publication No. 2, pp. 99-110.

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1998 Taffet, A. and J. Yakar,  Politics and Religion in Urartu, Bulletin of the Culture Center in Japan 10:133-152.

 

1998 The Socio-economic Structure of Prehistoric Communities  in Southern Levant, ca. 13000-8000 BP, Documenta Praehistorica XXV:53-64.

 

1998  Were the EBA Inhabitants of Karataş-Semayük Semi-Sedentary?-An Ethnoarchaeological View, In: G. Arsebük, et al., ed., Light on Top of the Black Hill. Studies Presented to Halet Çambel, Istanbul, pp. 811-822.

 

1998  Cultural Interaction Between Anatolia and Southeast Europe: An Archaeological Appraisal. In: M. Stefanovich, et al., ed., In the Steps of James Harvey Gaul, Vol.1, James Harvey Gaul in Memoriam,  Sofia,  pp.13-25.

 

1998 The Question of Social Structure in Neolithic Anatolian Communities, In: M. Otte, Anatolian Prehistory at the Crossroads of two Worlds, Liege, pp.665-672.

 

1999.  The Socio-economic Significance of Regional Settlement Pattern in Early Bronze Age Anatolia-An Archaeological Assessment, In: Housing and Settlement in Anatolia through the Ages, Istanbul, pp.505-512.

 

2000 Dinçol, A., J. Yakar, B.Dinçol and A. Taffet The Borders of the Appanage Kingdom of Tarhuntassa-A Geographical and Archaeological Assessment, Anatolica 26: 1-30.

 

2000 Etnoarkeolojinin Işığında Hatti'de Kırsal Ekonominin Rekonstrüksiyonu. Haberler (Newsletter) of the Institute of Ancient Studies, Istanbul, No 10: 1-3.

 

2001 Yakar, J., A.M. Dinçol, B. Dinçol and A. Taffet, The Territory of the Appanage Kingdom of Tarhuntassa-an Archaeological Appraisal. In:G.Wilhelm, ed. Akten des IV. Internationalen Würzburg 4-8 Oktober 1999 Kongresses für Hethitologie. Studien zu den Bogazköy-Texten Band 45, pp. 711-720.

 

2001  Meat in the Diet of Early Bronze Age Anatolian Farmers. Festschrift fur Harald Hauptmann,  In: R.J.Boehmer and J. Maran, eds., Archaologie zwischen Asien und Europa. Lux Orientis. Rahden:Westf., pp.433-442.

 

2001 The Socio-Economic Organization of the Rural Sector in Kizzuwatna-An Archaeological Assessment. . In: E.Jean, A.M. Dinçol and S. Durugönül, eds., LaCilicie:Espaces et Pouvoirs Locaux, Varia Anatolica XIII. Istanbul, pp. 37-46.

 

2001 La Cilicie: Espace et pouvoirs locaux a l'epoque hittite. In: E.Jean, A.M. Dinçol and S. Durugönül, eds., LaCilicie:Espaces et Pouvoirs Locaux, Varia Anatolica XIII. Istanbul, pp. 123-125.

 

2001  Dinçol, A.M., J. Yakar, B. Dincol, and A. Taffet, A, Die Grenzen von Tarhuntassa im Lichte geographiscer Beobachtungen. In: E. Jean, A.M. Dinçol and S. Durugönül, eds., La Cilicie:Espaces et Pouvoirs Locaux, Varia Anatolica XIII. Istanbul, pp.79-86

 

2001 & Taffet, A. 2001. Political Considerations in the Foundation of Cities in Urartu. In: P. Azara, et al., eds., Mites de Fundació de Ciutats al Món Antic(Mesopotàmia, Grècia I Roma). Barcelona, pp.101-104.

 

 

2002. Revising the Early Bronze Age Chronology of Anatolia. In:S. Blum et al., eds., Mauer Schau. Festsrchrift für  Manfred Korfmann, Band 1, Remshalden-Grunbach, pp.445-456.

 

2002  The development of metallurgy in Anatolia during the 4thand 3rd millennia B.C.

In: U.Yalçın, ed., Anatolian Metal II . Der Anschnitt. Zeitschrift für Kunst und Kultur im Bergbau, Beiheft 15, Bochum, pp.15-25.

 

2002  Implications of Ethnography for Archaeology Colloquium Anatolicum I:25-52

 

2003  Towards and Absolute Chronology for Middle and Late Bronze Age Anatolia. In: A.M. Dinçol & H. Abbasoğlu, eds., Studies Presented to the Memory of A.M. Mansel. Istanbul: Istanbul University, pp. 557-570.

 

2003  Identifying Migrations in the Archaeological Records of Anatolia. In: B.Fischer, H. Genz,  E. Jean, and K. Köroğlu, eds., Identifying Changes:The Transition from Bronze to Iron Ages in Anatolia and its Neighbouring Regions. Istanbul, pp.11-19.

 

2003  Defining Social Complexity in Anatolian Communities of Hunter-Gatherer Cultivators. In: M. Özdoğan, H. Hauptmann, and N. Başgelen, eds., From Village to Cities. Early Villages in the Near East Studies. Istanbul, pp. 437-446.

 

2003  O mundo espiritual dos caçadores-colectores sedentarizados na Anatólia. ANOS 90. Revista do Programa De Pos-Graduaçāo em Historia No17: 45-60.

 

2003  The Spiritual World of Hunter-Gatherers in Anatolia. In: M. Özbaşaran, O. Tanındı,  and A. Boratav,  Güven Arsebük'e Armagan Kitabı. Istanbul, pp.311-319.

 

2003  Language of Symbols:Communicating with the Supernatural in Prehistoric Anatolia. In:L. Nikolova, ed. Early Symbolic Systems for Communication in Southeast Europe. Vol.1. Oxford:BAR International Series 1139, pp. 25-29.

 

2004 Ethnoarchaeology in Rural Anatolia,  In: T. Takaoğlu,  Ethnoarchaeological Investigations in Rural Anatolia, Istanbul, pp. 9-16.

 

2004 The Socio-Economic Definition of the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Periods in the Light of New Research in Turkey. In: U. Esin & M. Özdoğan, eds., Studies Dedicated to Prof. Dr. R.J. Braidwood. TUBA-AR VII: 61-66.

 

2005 The Language of Symbols, Documenta Praehistorica XXXII: 111-122.

 

2005 Did Anatolia contribute to the Neolithization of Southeast Europe? Colloquium Anatolicum IV:17-42.

 

2006  Traits of nomadic people: ethnoarchaeological and archaeological research in Turkey,  In: S. R. Hauser, ed.,  Die Sichtbarkeit von Nomaden und Saisonaler Besiedlung in der Archäologie. Orientwissenschafliche Hefte 21:45-63.

 

2006 Dating the Sequence of the Final Destruction/Abandonment of LBA Settlements: Towards a Better Understanding of Events that led to the Collapse of the Hittite Kingdom. D.P. Mielke, U-D. Schoop, J. Seeher, eds., Strukturierung und Datierung in der Hethitischen Archäologie. BYZAS 4, Istanbul, pp.33-52.

 

2006  & A.Taffet,. The spiritual connotations of the Spindle and Spinning: Selected Cases from Ancient Anatolia and Neighboring Lands. VITA Festschrift in Honor of Belkis Dinçol and Ali Dinçol, M. Alparslan, Meltem Dogan,  and H. Peker, eds., Istanbul, pp.781-788.

 

 

2007 The purpose of decorating pottery and artifacts in prehistoric Anatolia: Designs with a hidden meaning.  In: G. Umurtak, S. Dönmez and A. Yurtsever, eds., Studies in Honour of Refik Duru, Istanbul, pp. 59-68.

 

2007 The ethno-cultural affiliation of the Anatolian Early Bronze Age.  In: H. Todorova, M. Stefanovich and G. Ivanov, eds., The Struma Valley in Prehistory, Sofia, pp. 339-345.

 

2008 The archaeology of the Kaska, Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 50:817-827.

 

2010 The nature of prehistoric Anatolian religions-an ethnoarchaeological perspective, Colloquium Anatolicum VIII: 291-310.

 

Review Articles

1980  T.Özgüç, Excavations at Maşat Höyük and Investigations in its Vicinity. Ankara: TTKY 1978,  JAOS 100:175-177.  

 

1982 I. Todd, The Prehistory of Central Anatolia I: The Neolithic Period. SIMA. Göteborg 1980, JAOS 102: 540-542.

 

1983 A. G. Mebus, Einführung in die Methoden der physikalischen und chemischen Alterbestimming. Darmstadt1980, BO XL: 454-458.

 

1983  R.M. Boehmer, Die Kleinfunde aus der Unterstadt von Boğazköy. Grabungskampagnen 1977-1978. Berlin. 1979, BO XL: 467-471.

 

1983 M. van Loon, ed,  Korucutepe 3. Final Report on the Excavations of the Universities of Chicago California (Los Angeles) and Amsterdam in the Keban Reservoir, Eastern Anatolia 1968-1970. Amsterdam & New York 1980, BO XL: 471-476.

 

1987 J. Cauvin & O. Aurenche, eds., Cahiers de l'Euphrate  4, Paris: Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations 1985, JAOS 107:

 

1990 J.V. Canby, E. Porada, B.S. Ridgeway, and T. Stech, eds.,  Ancient Anatolia. Essays in Honor of M. Mellink. Madison 1986, BO XLVII: 15-21.

 

1990 M. Korfmann, ed., Demircihoyuk. Band II. Mainz-am-Rhein 1987, BO XLVII: 148-150.

 

1990  J. Seeher,  Demircihöyük. Band III, 1.  Mainz-am-Rhein 1987; T. Efe, Demircihöyük. Band III, 2.  Mainz-am-Rhein 1988, BO XLVII: 203-209.

 

1993 M. Gimbutas, The Civilization of the Goddess:The World of Old Europe. San Francisco 1991. BASOR  292:122-124.

 

1994  Wilkinson, T.J. 1990. Town and Country in Southeastern Anatolia. Vol. 1: Settlement and Land Use at Kurban Hoyuk and Other Sites inÛthe Lower Karababa Basin; Vol. II: The Stratigraphic Sequence at Kurban Höyük. Oriental Institute Publications No. 109, Chicago. BO LI: 165-169.

 

1995 M.R. Behm-Blancke, Hrsg., Hassek Höyük. Naturwissenschaftliche Untersuchungen und Lithische Industrie. Tübingen:Wasmuth 1992. BO LII: 467-470.

 

1997  J. Roodenberg,  The Ilıpınar Excavations, Istanbul 1995. BO LIV: 214-218.

 

1999 H.I.H.Prince Tahakito Mikasa, ed., Essays on Ancient Anatolia and Surrounding Civilizations, Bulletin of the Middle Eastern Culture Center in Japan, Vol.8 Wiesbaden 1995. JAOS 119.1:188-190.

 

2001  The Domestication of Metals:The Rise of Complex Metal Industries in Anatolia, by Aslihan Yener. Boston 2000. BASOR 324:114-116.

 

2003  Der Kupferzeitliche Schmuck Bulgariens by H. Todorova & I. Vajsov, Sttutgart 2001, Archaeologia Bulgarica VII(1):97-98.

 

2003 F. Gerard & L. Thissen, eds., The Neolithic of Central Anatolia:Internal developments and External relations during the 9th-6th Millennia CAL BC:Proceedings of the International CANeW Table Ronde, Istanbul, 23-24 November 2001. BASOR 331: 67-69.

 

2004  Durankulak, Band II, Prähistorischen Gräberfeld von Durankulak. Hereäusgegeben von Henrieta Todorova. Deutsches Archaeologisches Institut. Berlin 2002. Archaeologia Bulgarica VIII:101-103.

 

2004  K. Schmidt, Norsuntepe, Kleinefunde II:Artefakte aus Felsgestein, Knochen und Geweih, Ton, Metall und Glas,  Archaeologica Euphratica, Band 2. Mainz 2002, BASOR 334:78-81.

 

2009   PRAE  In Honorem Henrieta Todorova.  National Archaeological Institute with Museum Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia 2007, I-XLVI, 346 pp  Archaeologia Bulgarica XIII(1):107-110.

 

2009 J. Becker,  Nevali Çori  Keramik und Kleinfunde der Halaf- und Frühbronzezeit, Archaeologica Euphratica Band 4, Mainz am Rhein:Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2007, BASOR 355:101-14.


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