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Name Dr Tamar Hodos
Job title Reader in Mediterranean Archaeology
Department Department of Archaeology and Anthropology University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(BrynMawr), MA(Lond), DPhil(Oxon)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Editorial Board of Anatolian Studies
British Institute at Ankara
Archaeological Institute of America
Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
Keywords Mediterranean archaeology
Mediterranean Iron Age
post-colonialism
globalisation
identity
archaeology in Turkey
Areas of expertise I am a specialist in the archaeology of the Mediterranean during the Iron Age. My areas of focus have been Sicily, Italy, Turkey and North Africa, and encompass themes such as post-colonial perspectives, globalisation, and identity.

I am also an expert in the archaeology of Turkey, especially of the first millennium BCE. I co-direct the Çaltılar project in Lycia, which is identifying for the first time the later Bronze and Early Iron Ages in this region of the Mediterranean. Previously, I worked for many years at Kinet Höyük (Hatay), famous as ancient Issos, where Alexander the Great met the Persian emperor Darius III in 333 BCE.