Jan Paul Crielaard

prof. dr.

  • De Boelelaan 1105, Mainbuilding

    1081 HV Amsterdam


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Ancillary activities

  • Brill:Series History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity | Leiden | Associate Editor | 2014-03-03 - present
  • Landelijk Autorisatiepanel Quality & Relevance in the Humani | Nijmegen | Adviseur | 2014-03-03 - present
  • Wetenschappelijke Advies Raad Nederlands Instituut in Athene | Amsterdam | Adviseur | 2014-03-03 - present

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Professor of Mediterranean Pre- and Protohistorical Archaeology.

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Research interest

The Greek world during the Bronze Age / Iron Age transition; Mediterraneran interconnectivity; construction of identites during the Archaic period; social aspects of exchanges and migration; interconnections between archaeology and literary evidence; early Greek cult and cult places



Archeology and cultural history of the Aegean, ca. 3000-300 BC; Mediterranean pre- and protohistory; Mediterranean interconnectivity; archaeology of culture contacts; Aegean migrants and indigenous people in southern Italy; Homeric archaeology; archaeology and identitiy; practice and methods of archaeological fieldwork.

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terrace Earth & Environmental Sciences
Iron Age Earth & Environmental Sciences
fieldwork Earth & Environmental Sciences
bronze Earth & Environmental Sciences
excavation Earth & Environmental Sciences
polyculture Earth & Environmental Sciences
landscape change Earth & Environmental Sciences
open space Earth & Environmental Sciences

Research Output 1999 2018

Keeping in touch in a changing world: Network dynamics and the connections between the Aegean and Italy during the Bronze Age-Iron Age Transition (ca.1250-1000 BC)

van den Berg, K. A. M., 2018, 513 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

Living heroes: metal urn cremations in Early Iron Age Greece, Cyprus and Italy

Crielaard, J. P., 2016, Omero: quaestiones disputata (Ambrosiana Graecolatina 5). Gallo, F. (ed.). Milano & Roma: Biblioteca Ambrosiana - Bulzoni Editore, p. 43-78

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Early Iron Age

The Migrant's Identity: ‘Greeks’ and ‘Natives’ at L’Amastuola, Southern Italy

Burgers, G. L. M. & Crielaard, J. P., 2016, Conceptualising Early Colonisation (Contextualising early Colonisation II). Donellan, L., Nizzo, V. & Burgers, G-J. (eds.). Turnhout: Brepols, p. 225-238

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

The Plakari Archaeological Project Preliminary report on the fourth field season (2013)

Crielaard, J. P., Charalambidou, X. & et al., 2016, In : Pharos - Journal of the Netherlands Institute at Athens. 21, 2, p. 117-133

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Iron Age

Powerful Things in Motion: A Biographical Approach to Eastern Elite Goods in Greek Sanctuaries

Crielaard, J. P., 2015, Sanctuaries and the Power of Consumption. Networking and the Formation of Elites in the Archaic Western Mediterranean World. Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, 20th–23rd March 2012. E. Kistler, B. Öhlinger, M. Mohr & M. Hoernes (ed.). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 351-372 (92).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2001 2017

  • 31 Lecture / Presentation
  • 5 Editorial work
  • 1 Membership