Biography of David Gimbel

David Gimbel David Gimbel is the founder and president of Archaeos, a non-profit organization in New York City dedicated to archaeological research and education. He is co-director with Dr. John Fritz of the Archaeos North Ridge Survey Project at Vijayanagara.

In addition to working on other archaeological projects in the Middle East, in 1999 he co-directed a joint archaeological excavation at Tell Arbid in Syria with the University of Vienna where he has also taught.

He holds an M.A. in Art History and Archaeology from the Institute of Fine Arts (New York University) and has also studied at Harvard and at Columbia University. Currently, he lives in New York and is completing his doctoral dissertation at Oxford University, in England.

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  David Gimbel

David Gimbel

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Learning from the Past


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