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Margarita Gleba - Honorary Senior Lecturer

Margarita Gleba
  • Email: m.gleba@ucl.ac.uk
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK
Profile

Research Interests

  • Archaeological textiles and technological, economic and social aspects of textile production in antiquity
  • The use of natural science methods in archaeology
  • Early Iron Age and the Orientalising period in the Mediterranean, connections with the Near East
  • Archaeology of Etruscan and pre-Roman Italy
  • Archaeology of Northern Black Sea area and Scythian culture

Research Projects

  • 2013-present: Production and Consumption: Textile Economy and Urbanisation in Mediterranean Europe 1000-500 BCE (PROCON)
  • 2009-11: Textile Fibre in Italy Before Roman Empire (FIBRE) 
  • 2007- present Spokesperson for Study Group E, Dress and Identity. Project funded by the Culture Programme of the European Union
  • 2005-present Principal Investigator, Study of textile implements at Miletos, Turkey (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)
  • 2005- present Research Programme Manager, Textile and costume from Bronze and Early Iron Ages in Danish collections (Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • 2005- present Collaborator, Tools and Textiles - Texts and Contexts (Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Educational Background

  • 2004 PhD, Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, USA
  • 1999 MA, Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, USA
  • 1997 BS, biology and art history, High Honors, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, USA
Publications

Selected recent publications