Allen Estes, Ph.D. has nearly 30 years experience of wide-ranging experience in archaeology. He has conducted research on ancient urban life at excavations at Tel Dor, Israel, and Nineveh, Iraq. In Israel he served as Assistant Director and Field Supervisor for the UC Berkeley team from1997-2006. Dr. Estes has extensive experience in Great Basin and desert archaeology, having directed projects in the Mojave, Sonoran, and the Great Salt Lake deserts. He conducts and directs all aspects of archaeological field investigations, including survey and inventory, Native American consultation, burial treatment, data recovery, construction monitoring, research, as well as the production of multi-volume technical reports.