Prof. Uzi Leibner

Prof.Uzi Leibner
The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mandel Building, room 242, Mt. Scopus campus



Uzi Leibner is an associate professor in Classical Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He specializes in Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine archaeology of the Land of Israel and its surroundings. His interests lie in various aspects of landscape archaeology; rural settlements; ancient synagogues; ancient Jewish Art; material culture; and the integration of archaeological material and historical sources. His field projects have focused to date mainly on Hellenistic and Roman Galilee. His most recent book is Khirbet Wadi Ḥamam: A Roman-period Village and Synagogue in the Lower Galilee, Qedem Reports 13, Jerusalem 2018.