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Dr. Anna Hodgkinson

Ägyptologisches Seminar

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften
Ägyptologisches Seminar
Fabeckstraße 23-25
14195 Berlin



Studies of Egyptology and Classical Archaeology at HU, Berlin



M.A. examinations at HU Berlin



Master of Studies (M.St.) at the University of Oxford (The Queen's College) in Oriental Studies with a focus on Egyptology. (Graduation: 2004)


2006 – 2013

Employment as a surveyor and archaeological geometrician at the company Oxford Archaeology in Oxford and Lancaster, and in France.


2008 – 2014

PhD research at the University of Liverpool. Thesis title: “Royal Cities of the New Kingdom: A Spatial Analysis of Production and Socio-Economics in Late Bronze Age Egypt.” (Graduation: 2014)



3-month post-doctoral research fellowship at the British Museum, London. Documentation and analysis of glass jewellery from the ancient Egyptian New Kingdom.


2014 – 2017

Archaeological site direction at Tell el-Amarna: Glass- and jewellery-workshop M50.14-16 (funded by the Egypt Exploration Society (2017), the G.A. Wainwright Fund, the Corning Museum of Glass – Rakow Grant, the Association for the History of Glass and the Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society (2014)) Weblink: http://amarnaproject.com/ und http://www.annahodgkinson.co.uk/fieldwork.html



Award from the Egypt Exploration Society für excavations at Amarna and a study using portable XRF on glass objects from Amarna at the Neues Museum, Berlin


Since 10/2015

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at FU Berlin, with the Neues Museum, Berlin and the Amarna Project (Cambridge, UK) as cooperation partners.



M.A. thesis:

Die Endphase der Ramsesstadt: Die Bedeutung und Geschichte der Stadt in der späten Ramessidenzeit“ / „The Final Phase of Per-Ramesses: The development and role of the site in the late ramessid period“ (2005)


M.St. Theses:

“The Representation of the Hittite people in Ancient Egyptian Art” and “The Scribe Statue of Amenhotep (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum 1913.163)”. (2004)


PhD Dissertation:

Royal Cities of the New Kingdom: A Spatial Analysis of Production and Socio-Economics in Late Bronze Age Egypt.“ (2014)

Research interest:

New Kindom Egyptian settlement archaeology with a focus on Tell el-Amarna, Late Bronze Age pyrotechnology, particularly glass. Chemical analysis (using portable XRF etc.) of Late Bronze Age glass.

  • Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2015. Archaeological excavations of a bead workshop in the Main City at Tell el-Amarna, Journal of Glass Studies 57 (2015). The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, 279–284.
  • Kemp, Barry J., Bertram, M., Driaux, D., Hodgkinson, A.K. and Kelly, S., 2014. Great Aten Temple, in: Kemp, B.J., 2014. Tell el-Amarna, 2014. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 100, 1-33.
  • Kemp, Barry J., Bertram, M., Hodgkinson, A.K. and Kelly, S., 2013. Great Aten Temple, in: Kemp, B.J., 2013. Tell el-Amarna, 2012-13. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 99, 20-32.
  • Hodgkinson, A.K. 2012. The phasing of the entrance to the Great Aten Temple at Amarna. In Kemp, B.J. 2013. Tell el-Amarna, 2011–12. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 98, 11-16.
  • Hodgkinson, A.K. 2011. Mass ­ Production in New Kingdom Egypt: The industries of Amarna and Piramesse. In Corbelli, Boatright and Malleson (eds.) Current Research in Egyptology IX: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Symposium. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 81-98.
  • Hodgkinson, A.K. 2010. High-status industries in the Capital- and Royal Cities of the New Kingdom. In Hudecz, A. and Petrik, M. (eds.) Commerce and Economy in Ancient Egypt: Proceedings of the Third International Congress for Young Egyptologists 25-27 September 2009, Budapest, Proceedings of the Third Congress for Young Egyptologists. 71-79.
  • Hodgkinson, A.K. 2007. The Final Phase of Per-Ramesses: The History of the City in the Light of its Natural Environment. In Cannata, M. (ed.) Current Research in Egyptology VII: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Symposium. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 99-115.