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Eric Gubel

Dr Eric Gubel
Professor Art and Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Pleinlaan 2 - 1050 Brussel

Eric.Gubel@vub.ac.be

  • Current Research

Field work: Tell Kazel (Syria), study of excavated Iron Age material and preparation of preliminary reports in between the summer campaigns.

Academic research: study of the Near Eastern archaeological material in the Royal Museums of Art & History, iconographical and typological studies concerning the art and archaeology of the Levant and its relations with adjacent civilizations. 

  • Previous Research

Field work: Amathous (Cyprus), Tell ‘Arqa (Lebanon), Tell Melebiya (Syria) and, since 1986: Tell Kazel (Syria)

Academic research: iconographical and typological studies concerning the art and archaeology of the Phoenician Mediterranean

  • Selection of Publications

- E. Gubel & B. Overlaet, B. (eds), De Gilgamesh à Zénobie, Bruxelles 2007.

- E. Gubel, ‘lemmae’, in: J. Leclant (ed.), Dictionnaire de l’Antiquité, Paris 2005.

- E. Gubel, ‘Phoenician and Aramaean bridle-harness decoration : Examples of cultural contact and innovation in the eastern Mediterranean’, apud Suter, Cl. E. – Chr. Uehlinger, Chr. (eds), Crafts and Images in Contact (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 210), Fribourg – Göttingen 2005, 111-147.

- E. Gubel, E. & C. Evers, Da Pompei a Roma. De Oudheid Herontdekt/ L’Antiquité Redécouverte, Brussel-Bruxelles 2003.

- E. Gubel, A. Caubet & E. Fontan, Musée du Louvre. Département des antiquités orientales. La sculpture de tradition phénicienne, Paris 2002.

- E. Gubel, ‘A fragment of a Guzanian scorpion-tailed bird-man in the Royal Museums for Art & History, Brussels (O.4705)’, Bulletin des Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire 72, 43-52.

- F. Briquel- Chatonnet & E. Gubel, Les Phéniciens. Aux origines du Liban, Paris 1998 .

- E. Lipiński, C. Baurain, C. Bonnet, J. Debergh, E. Gubel, & V. Krings (eds.), Dictionnaire de la civilisation phénicienne et punique, Paris-Turnhout 1992.

- E. Gubel, Phoenician Furniture. A Typology based on Iron Age Representations with Reference to the Iconographical background, Leuven 1987.

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