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  • Dr Cordula Werschkun
  • Honorary Research Associate
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Cordula Werschkun

Having received her MA in Egyptology, Near Eastern Archaeology and Prehistory from Tübingen University, Germany, Cordula Werschkun worked serveral years as a field archaeologist and lithics specialist in Egypt and Syria, among other projects for the Memphis Survey (UCL/ EES). She obtained her PhD in 2011 from the University of Liverpool with a thesis on resource procurement and management in Egyptian settlements of the Old Kingdom. She is currently working as a curatorial assistant at the Garstang Museum of Archaeology at the University of Liverpool.

Research Interests

  • Economic and social history of Egypt
  • Ancient Egyptian technology
  • The transition of ancient Egypt to statehood
  • In preparation “Economy and Agriculture”, in J. Allen and I. Shaw, Oxford Handbook of Egyptology, Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • 2007a “Main Street Lithics”, in M. Lehner and W. Wetterstrom (eds), Giza Reports Volume 1: Project History, Survey, Ceramics, and Main Street and Gallery III.4 Operations, Boston: Ancient Egypt Research Associates
  • 2007b “Gallery III.4 Lithics”, in M. Lehner and W. Wetterstrom (eds), Giza Reports Volume 1: Project History, Survey, Ceramics, and Main Street and Gallery III.4 Operations, Boston: Ancient Egypt Research Associates

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