Excavations at Gird-i Shamlu
A Late Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Settlement in the Shahrizor Plain

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Director: Simone Mühl

Field director: Alexander Sollee (2016)

Sector 1 and 5: Albert Dietz (2015-2017), Evelyn Kutzer (2016), Simone Mühl (2015), Saber Ahmed Saber (2015), Eva Schmalenberger (2017), Marco Wolf (2017)

Sector 2: Georg Hartmann (2017), Hero Saleh (2015), Alexander Sollee (2015), Laurin Stöckert (2016, 2017), Martin Wagner (2016), Felix Wolter (2015)

Sector 3: Felix Wolter (2015-2017), Laurin Stöckert (2017), Serap Özer (2016)

Sector 4: Hussein Hamza, Alexander Sollee (2016)

Sector 6: Simone Mühl, Alexander Sollee (2017)

Directorate Representatives: Zana Abdulkarim (2017), Saber Ahmed Saber (2015), Hero Saleh (2015), Nawsherwan Aziz (2016, 2017)

Pottery Drawings: Zuhair Rajab, freelance contractor

Pottery basic statistics: Kathrina Schmidt

Restoration, small find drawings: Carmen Gütschow, freelance contractor, Felix Wolter

Plans and Maps: Eva Schmalenberger, Felix Wolter, Annika Hotzan-Tchabashwili (2016)

 

 

Specialists:

Anthropology/Human bones: Rafal Fetner, University of Warsaw

Archaeozoology: Joris Peters, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich

Archaeobotany: Manfred Rösch, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg

Chalcolithic pottery: Maria Bianca d'Anna, Free University Berlin

Archaeometric analysis of Chalcolithic, Early Bronze Age pottery: Mike Lewis, Cambridge University

Lithic and stone tools: Francesca Manclossi, Centre de Recherche Française à Jérusalem, CNRS

Magnetic survey: Marion Scheiblecker, Jörg Fassbinder, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich

 

PhD projects

Early Bronze Age pottery assemblage: Manuela Heil, M.A. „Die bemalte Keramik aus Gird-i Shamlu im Kontext transregionaler Netzwerke des 3. Jahrtausends v. Chr.“ (The painted pottery from Gird-i Shamlu in the context of transregional networks of the 3rd millennium BCE) at the LMU Munich

Magnetics: Marion Scheiblecker, M.A. „Geophysikalische Prospektion in der Shahrizor-Ebene. Eine Analyse zur Raumnutzung in ländlichen Siedlungen und urbanen Einzugsbereichen altorientalischer Siedlungssysteme“ (Geophysical prospections in the Shahrizor Plain. An analysis of land use in rural settlements and urban catchment areas of Ancient Near Eastern settlement systems) at the LMU Munich

MA thesis:

Pottery studies: Felix Wolter, MA, "Gird-i Shamlu, Sondage A und B. Eine Keramiksequenz in der Shahrizor-Ebene (Irakisch-Kurdistan)" (Gird-i Shamlu, Soundings A and B. A pottery sequence in the Shahrizor Plain, Iraqi Kurdistan), submitted in 2015 at the FU Berlin.