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Emmanuel Anati

Emmanuel Anati, Italian archaeologist, educator. Decorated Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica (Italy); recipient Kennedy gold medal, 1970; named honorary citizen of Capo di Ponte, 1967; Fulbright fellow, 1958-1959. Member Explorers Club, Rotary.

Background

  • Anati, Emmanuel was born on May 14, 1930 in Florence, Italy. Son of Ugo and Elsa (Castelnuovo) Anati.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History Geography, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1953; Master of Arts in Archaeology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1955; Master of Arts in Anthropology and Social Relations, Harvard University, 1959; D.Lettres, Sorbonne, 1960.

    Career

    • Archaeologist Israeli Department Antiquities, 1950-1955. Research fellow National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris, 1955-1958, Hebrew University, 1961-1966. Senior lecturer Tel Aviv University, 1964-1968, professor prehistory Israel, 1968-1972.

      Founder, executive director Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici, Capo di Ponte, Italy, since 1964. Professor palaeo-ethnology University Lecce, 1980-1999. Member permanent council Union International des Sciences Prehistoriques, 1972-1978.

      General secretary International Symposia Prehist. And Tribal Art, since 1987. Founder, 1st chairman executive board, president international committee on rock art International Council Monuments and Sites, 1980-1990.

      President Institut des Arts Préhistoriques et Ethnographiques, Paris, 1992-1997. Leader numerous archaeological expeditions. General secretary national and international symposia.

      Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Methods of recording and analysing rock engravings
    • Since the foundation of the CCSP (Camuno Center of Prehistoric Studies), in 1964, and even before, young people from different countries were attracted to Valcamonica in the Italian Alps, to attend this practical experience in recording rock art.
    • The Riddle of Mount Sinai
    • Can we treat the Bible as a historical source? This is a question often raised within Biblical studies and especially where scholars seek to validate or refute biblical stories through archaeological evidence.

    Membership

    Member Explorers Club, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Ariela Fradkin, 1962. Children: Daniel, Miriam.
    • child: Daniel Anati
    • child: Miriam Anati
    • mother: Elsa (Castelnuovo) Anati
    • spouse: Ariela Fradkin
    • father: Ugo
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    Born March 14, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1953
      Hebrew University
    • 1955
      Hebrew University
    • 1959
      Harvard University
    • 1960
      Sorbonne
    • 1950 - 1955
      Archaeologist Israeli Department Antiquities
    • 1955 - 1958
      research fellow, Center National Research Science
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1961 - 1966
      research fellow, Center National Research Science
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