An expert on the art of the Ancient Near East (Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, Lebanon, Jordan and Israel).>>> She focuses on the visual representation of religious and political images in the Bronze and Iron Ages (ca. 1000-500 BCE), and on the use of religious symbols versus anthropomorphic images of gods especially in the Bronze and Iron Ages. She has published a catalogue, a book and many articles on these subjects in international periodicals. Prof. Ornan teaches in the Department of Art History and in the Department of Archeology.
Archaeology Building, room 211