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Prof. Israel Hershkovitz
Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,
Tel Aviv University and the Head of the Tassiya and Dr. Yossef Meyshan Chair for the History and Philosophy of Medicine.

Dan David Laboratory
Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Prof. I. Hershkovitz is the chief anthropologist and co-director of the Misliya Cave project. During the last 30 years, he was actively involved in the excavation and study of many historic and prehistoric skeletal populations of Israel. His major scientific activities are in the field of biohistory, osteobiography, evolutionary medicine and human evolution.