archaeology

Excavation, processing and analysis of archaeological remains and material culture. Interpretation, scientific evaluation, publication and presentation of research results.
Processing and analysis of archaeolgical finds (here: examing Bronze Age swords at Aalborg Museum, Denmark 2010). (Photo: J.R.)

Examining Bronze Age swords at Aalborg Museum, Denmark 2010.
(Photo: J. Rüdiger)

Participation in research projects include:

“The Prehistoric Societies of Upper Mesopotamia and Their Subsistence”
(German Archaeological Institute)

Participation in excavations and research at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic mountain sanctuary of Göbekli Tepe near Şanlıurfa in southeastern Turkey (Research Assistant, Trench Supervisor and (from 2011 onwards) Field Assistant to head of excavations).

Archaeological documentation (here: at the Early Neolithic Sanctuary of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey 2007). (Photo: R.G.)

At the Early Neolithic Sanctuary of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey 2007.
(Photo: R. Gerst)


“The colonization of the northern Badia (North-eastern Jordan) in the Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age (4th -3rd mill. BC)”

(German Archaeological Institute)

Participation in the “Jawa Hinterland Expedition”, survey and excavation of several possible Chalcolithic / Early Bronze Age fortified settlement sites in the eastern Badia, Jordan (Staff Member).

Badia

Archaeological field work (here: at the Early Bronze Age fortified settlement and gardens of Khirbet Abu al-Husayn, eastern Jordan 2017, Photo: A. Kose).


“A funeral cult building of the Late Bronze Age from Lăpuş, northwestern Romania”

(Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

Excavations of a Late Bronze Age cult building within a Bronze Age tumulus necropolis in Romania (Staff Member and Trench Supervisor).

Lapus

Archaeological field work (here: at the Late Bronze Age from Lăpuş, northwestern Romania 2010). (Photo: O. Thiel)


“ASEYM – Archaeological Survey and Excavation in the Yitim and Magass Area”
(German Archaeological Institute)

Excavations and research at the Late Chalcolithic – Early Bronze Age settlement and center of early metallurgy at Tall Hujayrat al-Ghuzlan in Jordan (Research Assistant and Trench Supervisor).

Excavation and field work experience (here: at an Chalcolithic-Early Bronze Age centre of early metallurgy near Aqaba, Jordan 2010). (Photo: N.N.)

At the Chalcolithic-Early Bronze Age centre of early metallurgy near Aqaba, Jordan 2010.
(Photo: N. N.)