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Dr. Anna K. Hodgkinson

Ägyptologisches Seminar

Researcher

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

Education

2000-2005

Studies of Egyptology and Classical Archaeology at HU, Berlin

  

2005

M.A. examinations at HU Berlin

  

2003-2004

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)

  

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))

    

2015

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

  

2015-2017

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at FU Berlin, with the Neues Museum, Berlin and the Amarna Project (Cambridge, UK) as cooperation partners. Project title: “GLASS: ‘Glass, Faience and Food in Late Bronze Age Societies: An Analysis of the Socio-Economics of Urban Industries in Egyptian and Mesopotamian settlements — GLASS’”

 

2017-2018

Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the excellence cluster Topoi an der FU Berlin, FU Berlin, with the Neues Museum, Berlin and the Amarna Project (Cambridge, UK) as cooperation partners. Project title: “KOBALT: „Chaîne opératoire“ des beliebten blauen Farbstoffes im Neuen Reich Ägyptens”.

 

2019 (Summer semester)

Deputy Professor at the Egyptological Seminar at FU Berlin.

 

Since 09/2020 (suspended for the Winter semester 2020/21)

DFG-funded project „Working in the Suburbs: the study of archaeological and material remains at domestic workshop site M50.14-16 at Amarna“ at the Egyptological Seminar at FU Berlin.

 

Since 09/2020 (Winter semester 2020/21)

Deputy Professor at the Egyptological Seminar at FU Berlin

   

Thesis

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.

Current research project:

Working in the Suburbs: the study of archaeological and material remains at domestic workshop site M50.14-16 at Amarna

Monograph:

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2017. Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt, Oxford Studies in Egyptian Archaeology 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hodgkinson, Anna K. 2021. Ear-plugs, ear-studs or beads? Reinterpreting a group of glass objects from New Kingdom Egypt in the British Museum. Kitab: Egyptology in Focus 2. London: Nicanor Books.

  

Edited conference proceedings:

Hodgkinson, Anna K. und C. Lelek Tvetmarken (Hrsg.), 2020. Approaches to the Analysis of Production Activity at Archaeological Sites. Oxford: Archaeopress (Open Access Link)

  

Articles:

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2020 (im Druck). The domestic manufacture of vitreous materials in Late Bronze Age Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern settlements: Tell el-Amarna as a case study. In: M. Meyer et al (Hrsg.) Approaching Economic Spaces. Methods and Interpretation in Archaeometric Ceramic Analysis. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World. Vol. 64. Berlin: Topoi. DOI: 10.17171/3-64

Hodgkinson, Anna K. und M. Bertram, 2020. Working with fire: making glass beads at Amarna using methods from metallurgical scenes, in: Rademakers et al (eds.), Proceedings of ICA 2: Contributions of Experimental Archaeology to Excavation and Material Studies; Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 33. DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102488

Hodgkinson, Anna K. und D.A. Frick, 2020. Identification of Co-coloured Egyptian glass objects by LA-ICP-MS: a case study from the 18th dynasty workshops at Amarna, Egypt, Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 20:1, 45–58. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3605660

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2020. Using spatial analysis for understanding the manufacture and manipulation of Late Bronze Age Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern glass. In: A.K. Hodgkinson und C. Lelek Tvetmarken (Hrsg.), Approaches to the Analysis of Production Activity at Archaeological Sites, Oxford: Archaeopress, 84–106.

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2020. Manufacturing colourful glass objects in New Kingdom Egypt: a spatial and statistical analysis. In: D.A. Warburton und S. Thavapalan (Hrsg.), The Value of Color in Early Antiquity. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World. Vol. 70. Berlin: Topoi. DOI: 10.17171/3-70

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2019. Preliminary Report on the work undertaken in the Main City South at Tell el-Amarna 7 October – 2 November 2017. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 105:1. DOI: 10.1177/0307513319874013.

Hodgkinson, Anna K., S. Röhrs, K. Müller und I. Reiche, 2019. The use of Cobalt in 18th Dynasty Blue Glass from Amarna: the results from an on-site analysis using portable XRF technology, STAR: Science & Technology of Archaeological Research, (Proceedings of the 42nd International Symposium on Archaeometry 2018). DOI: 10.1080/20548923.2019.1649083.

Hodgkinson, Anna K. 2016. Excavation of a bead workshop M50.14-16, In: B.J. Kemp “Tell el-Amarna, 2014-15”. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 101, 1–5.

Kemp, Barry J., M. Bertram, D. Driaux, A.K. Hodgkinson, S. Jędraszek und S. Kelly, 2016. Great Aten Temple, In: Kemp, B. J. “Tell el-Amarna, 2014-15”. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 101, 5–17.

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., M. Bertram, D. Driaux, A.K. Hodgkinson und S. Kelly, 2014. Great Aten Temple. In: B.J. Kemp “Tell el-Amarna, 2014”. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 100, 1–33.

Kemp, Barry J., M. Bertram, A.K. Hodgkinson und S. Kelly, 2013. Great Aten Temple, in: B.J. Kemp, B.J. “Tell el-Amarna, 2012–13”. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 99, 20–32.

Hodgkinson, Anna K., S. Costa und L. Bianconi, 2013. Open source GIS for archaeological data: two case studies from British and Egyptian Archaeology. In: G. Earl, T. Sly, A. Chrysanthi, P. Murrieta-Flores, C. Papadopoulos, I. Romanowska und D. Wheatley (Hrsg.), Archaeology in the Digital Era. Papers from the 40th Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA), Southampton, 26-29 March 2012. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2012. The phasing of the entrance to the Great Aten Temple at Amarna. In: B.J. Kemp “Tell el-Amarna, 2011–12”. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 98, 11–16.

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2011. Mass-Production in New Kingdom Egypt: The industries of Amarna and Piramesse. In: J. Corbelli, D. Boatright und C. Malleson (Hrsg.) Current Research in Egyptology IX: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Symposium. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 81–98.

Hodgkinson, Anna K., 2010. High-status industries in the Capital- and Royal Cities of the New Kingdom. In A. Hudecz und M. Petrik (Hrsg.) 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, Anna K., 2007. The Final Phase of Per-Ramesses: The History of the City in the Light of its Natural Environment. In M. Cannata (Hrsg.) Current Research in Egyptology VII: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Symposium. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 99–115.

 

Data publications:

Hodgkinson, Anna K., S. Röhrs, K. Müller und I. Reiche, 2019. Data publication: Portable X-Ray fluorescence analysis of Late Bronze Age glass from Amarna, Documentation, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-15-1

Hodgkinson, Anna und D.A. Frick, 2020. Data set of major, minor and trace elements in Co-coloured Egyptian glass objects from the 18th dynasty workshops at Amarna, Egypt. GFZ Data Services. DOI: 10.5880/GFZ.3.3.2019.001

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