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Yohanan Aharoni

Yohanan Aharoni (1919–1976) was Professor of Archaeology, Chairman of the Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, and Chairman of the Institute of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University. He wrote six books, among them The Carta Bible Atlas, The Land of the Bible, and The Jews in Their Land, and participated in the discovery of the Bar Kokhba caves while excavating the Dead Sea region in 1953.