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Arnulf Hausleiter (DFG)

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Department:
Orient Department
Group:
Scientific Staff
Address:
Podbielskiallee 69-71
14195 Berlin Berlin Germany

Telephone:

+49 (0) 3018-7711-121

Fax:
+49 (0) 3018-7711-189
Contact:
email

Remit:

Projekt Tayma


Faculty:
Vorderasiatische Archäologie

Curriculum Vitae:

Academic

Curriculum
2012  Habilitation in Near Eastern Archaeology, Free University of Berlin
1996  PhD in Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Munich
1992  M.A. in Near Eastern Archaeology, Univesity of Munich
1985-91 Studies in Near Eastern Archaeology, Assyriology, Classical Archaeology and Prehistory at the University of Munich
   
Positions  
Since 2012

Privatdozent in Near Eastern Archaeology at the Free University of Berlin, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Sciences

Since 2004 Researcher (DFG) at the Orient-Department of the German Archaeological Institute; field director of the archaeological project at Tayma, Saudi-Arabia
2003-04 Guest professor for Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Vienna
2003 Guest lecturer (amanuensis) at the Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies, Copenhagen University
2002 Short term visiting scholar at the University of Venice (Ca' Foscari) in the framework of the SOKRATES/ERASMUS programme
1997-2002

Researcher at the Institute of Near Eastern Archaeology, Free University of Berlin

 

Further activities

 

Free University of Berlin, Contract lecturer in Near Eastern Archaeology (2007, 2007-08)
Vienna University, Contract lecturer in Near Eastern Archaeology (2004-05)
Tutoring of MA and PhD theses in Near Eastern archaeology (Free University of Berlin, University of Applied Sciences (HTW), Berlin, Université Paris 1/Panthéon Sorbonne, University of Sydney, University Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Vienna University)

 

Scientific Vita:

 

Major research interests 

Archaeology and settlement history of Northwest Arabia
- The oasis of Tayma: archaeology, history and environment in Northwest Arabia from Neolithic to Islam
 

- The hinterland of Tayma: human habitation and movement
- Sculptures from Tayma in their regional context
 

- Arabia and Mesopotamia: King Nabonidus' stay in Arabia (investigation of a rock relief of King Nabonidus at al-Hayit, Saudi Arabia, 2012, together with SCTA)
- The organisation of political space in Northwest Arabia
 

  

Assyria in the Bronze and Iron Ages  

-Archaeology and history in the city of Arbil: Participation to the training initiative (ODA) of the Orient Department of the German Archaeological Institute and the Directorate of Antiquities at Arbil, Iraq / Federal Region of Kurdistan, and archaeological excavations in the Lower Town of Arbil (since 2009) 

- Daily life material culture in Assyria: Excavations in Assur (1990, 2000-2001); studies on pottery of the Neo-Assyrian period 

- The archaeology of the Assyrian provinces: Archaeological Survey of the Lower Town of Tell Ahmar/Til Barsip, Syria (funding: DFG 1999-2000) 

 

The archaeology of Iraq 

Participation to the Iraqi-German scientific exchange programmes / Summer schools in Berlin and Iraq

 

Cultural Heritage, Conservation and Site Management 

- Member of the UNESCO mission studying the impact on the Makhool Dam reservoir on the surroundings of the city of Ashur (2002)

- Elaboration of a management plan for the site of Ashur for UNESCO (2003)

- Implementation of conservation measures on excavated architecture and objects at the site of Tayma, Saudi Arabia

- Collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin, in the development of a long-term storage concept of archaeological objects from Tayma

- Collaboration in the development of the site presentation at Arab Kon / Arab Qadim, city of Arbil

 

Publications:

Books

Monographs

Neuassyrische Keramik im Kerngebiet Assyriens - Chronologie und Formen, Wiesbaden 2010, Abhandlungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft, Vol. 27

Edited books

Rituale in der Vorgeschichte, Antike und Gegenwart. Studien zur Vorderasiatischen, Prähistorischen und Klassischen Archäologie, Ägyptologie, Alten Geschichte, Theologie und Religionswissenschaft, edited by C. Metzner-Nebelsick,  co-edited with O. Dally, A. Hausleiter, E. Kaiser, H. Peter-Röcher, I. Prohl, J.F. Quack und F. Rumscheid, Rahden 2003 (Internationale Archäologie-ASTK 4)

Material Culture and Mental Spheres. Rezeption archäologischer Denkrichtungen in der Vorderasiatischen Altertumskunde, Münster 2002 (AOAT 293), edited by A. Hausleiter, S. Kerner and B. Müller-Neuhof

Iron Age Pottery in Northern Mesopotamia, North Syria and South-Eastern Anatolia, Münster 1999 (AVO 10), co-edited with A. Reiche

Recent Trends in the Study of Late Bronze Age Ceramics in Syro-Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions, International Workshop, Berlin, 2 - 5 November 2006, edited by M. Luciani and A. Hausleiter in collaboration with C. Beuger, Orient-Archäologie Vol. 31, Rahden, 2013 (in press)


Articles (selection)

2013

A. Hausleiter, Tema. B. Archäologisch., Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Bd. 13, 515-19

A. Hausleiter, Tayma - eine frühe Oasensiedlung, Archäologie in Deutschland 3, 14-19.

H. Brückner, M. Engel, N. Klasen, A. Ginau, A. Pint, P. Frenzel, R. Eichmann, A. Hausleiter, M. al-Najem, S.F. al-Said,  Late Quarternary environmental change and geochronology at Tayma, NW Saudi Arabia - current research, in: A.R. al-Ansary, K.I. al-Muaikel, A.M. Alsharekh (eds.), Man end Environment in the Arab World in Light of Archaeological discoveries, Riad, 53-8.

2012

M. van Ess, A. Hausleiter, H.H. Hussein, N.B. Mohammed, 2012: Excavations in the City of Arbil: The Neo-Assyrian Tomb, Zeitschrift für Orient-Archäologie 5, 104-65.

A. Hausleiter, Divine representations at Tayma, in: Sachet, I. ed., with Robin, Ch., Dieux et déesses d'Arabie. Actes de la table ronde au Collège de France (Paris), 1er et 2 octobre 2007, Paris (Orient et Méditerranée 7), 299-338.

A. Hausleiter, North Arabian Kingdoms, in: Potts, D.T. ed., A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Malden, Ma., Oxford and Chichester, 816-32.

2011

A. Hausleiter, Ancient Tayma': an Oasis at the Interface between Cultures, in Franke, U., Gierlichs, J. eds., Roads of Arabia. The archaeological treasures from Saudi Arabia, Tübingen, 102-20 (published also in the German version of the catalogue)

A. Hausleiter, Ashur in the 2nd and 1st millennium BC - Archaeological Challenges, Mesopotamia XLVI, 59-70.

R. Eichmann, A. Hausleiter, M. al-Najem, S.F. al-Said, Tayma - Autumn 2005 and 2006, 3rd Report on the Saudi Arabian-German Joint Archaeological Project, ATLAL 21, 64-118.

2010

A. Hausleiter, L'oasis de Taymâ‛, in: al-Ghabban, A. et al. eds., Routes d'Arabie. Archéologie et historie du Royaume d'Arabie Saoudite, Paris, 218-39 (published also in the English and Arabic versions of the catalogue).

R. Eichmann, A. Hausleiter, M. al-Najem, S.F. al-Said, Tayma - Autumn 2004 and Spring 2005, 2nd Report on the Saudi Arabian-German Joint Archaeological Project, ATLAL 20, 101-47.

S. Lora, E. Petiti, A. Hausleiter, Burial contexts at Tayma, NW-Arabia - Archaeological and anthropological data, in Weeks, L. ed., Death and burial in Arabia, Multidisciplinary perspectives, Oxford (BAR 2107 / Publications of the Society of Arabian Studies 10), 237-47.

2008

A. Hausleiter, The pottery from Nimrud in the context of Neo-Assyrian pottery studies, in Curtis, J. et al. eds., New light on Nimrud, Proceedings of the Nimrud conference, London 11-13 march 2002, London, 215-24.

A. Hausleiter, Vergleichende Regionalanalyse: Oasensiedlungen in Nord- und Nordwestarabien - Organisation politischer Räume, in: DAI Orient-Abteilung ed., Forschungsprojekte 2008. Orient-Abteilung, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Berlin, 50-1.

2006

A. Hausleiter, Tayma, North-West Arabia - the context of archaeological research, in: Gong, Y., Chen, Y. eds., Special Issue of Oriental Studies. A collection of Papers on Ancient Civilizations of Western Asia, Asia Minor and North Africa, Beijing, 158-80.

R. Eichmann, A. Hausleiter, M. al-Najem, S.F. al-Said, 2006: Tayma - Spring 2004, Report on the Saudi-Arabian-German Joint Archaeological Project, ATLAL 19, 91-116

R. Eichmann, H. Schaudig, A. Hausleiter, Archaeology and epigraphy at Tayma, Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 17, 163-76.

2003

A. Hausleiter, Totenrituale im Alten Orient - Zum archäologischen Deutungspotenzial, in: Metzner-Nebelsick, C. ed. et al., Rituale in der Vorgeschichte, Antike und Gegenwart. Studien zur Vorderasiatischen, Prähistorischen und Klassischen Archäologie, Ägyptologie, Alten Geschichte, Theologie und Religionswissenschaft, Rahden, 17-26

A. Hausleiter, C. Schmidt, Nur Scherben und alte Töpfe? Forschungen zur Gefäßkeramik in Assur, in: Marzahn, J., Salje, B. eds., Wiedererstendes Assur. 100 Jahre deutsche Ausgrabungen in Assyrien, Mainz, 165-74.

2001

A. Green, A. Hausleiter, Gottheiten in Til Barsib, in: Klinger, J., Prechel, D., Richter, Th. eds., Kulturgeschichte(n) - Altorientalische Studien für Volkert Haas, Saarbrücken, 145-70.

1999

A. Hausleiter, Kalhu und Dur-Katlimmu. Zur Herkunft neuassyrischer Relieffragmente aus Tell Seh Hamad, in: Böck, B., Cancik-Kirschbaum, E., Richter, T. eds., Munuscula Mesopotamica - Festschrift für Johannes Renger, Münster (AOAT 267), 201-16.

 

In press

A. Hausleiter, Pottery groups of the late 2nd / early 1st millennium BC in NW Arabia, in: Luciani, M., Hausleiter, A. (eds.) in collaboration with Beuger, C., Recent Trends in the Study of Late Bronze Age Ceramics in Syro-Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions, International Workshop, Berlin, 2 - 5 November 2006, Orient-Archäologie Vol. 31, Rahden (2013 / in press)

A. Hausleiter, A carved bird representation from Tayma. Syro-Mesopotamian, Egyptian and local traditions, in Selz, G.J., Wagensonner, K. eds., Orientalische Kunstgeschichte(n). Festschrift für Erika Bleibtreu, Wien (Wiener Offene Orientalistik).

R. Eichmann, A. Hausleiter, M.H. al-Najem, S.F. al-Said, Tayma 2007 - Fourth Report on the Saudi Arabian-German Joint Archaeological Project, ATLAL.

E. Petiti, A. Intilia, A. Hausleiter, Bioarchaeological investigations at a 4th - 3rd century BC cemeteryy at Tayma, Northwest-Arabia, in: Bielinski, P. et al. eds., Proceedings of the 8th ICAANE, 2012, Warsaw.

 

Other contributions

Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie (since 1999)

Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike (1999-2002)

The Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World (2000)

The Atlas of Pre-Classical Upper Mesopotamia (2003)

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