Institute of Archaeology


Nadia Knudsen - Honorary Lecturer

Nadia Knudsen

Name: Nadia Knudsen 

Honorary Title: Honorary Lecturer

Email: nadeshda.knudsen.10@ucl.ac.uk 

IoA staff nominator’s name and email address:  
Rachael Sparks 


IoA involvement:   

Nadia currently assists Rachael Sparks with any archaeological illustrations she may require for research projects and the IoA collections. In addition, she also has direct contact with students and researchers, providing assistance and advice on a variety of illustration projects that they may be involved in.  

Since 2019, in collaboration with Fiona Griffin (Senior Illustrator – Publications, Archaeology South-East), Nadia has co-coordinated and taught our ARCL0036 Archaeological Illustration and Imaging module that is offered to 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students. This includes implementing a cohesive teaching program, sourcing artefacts for illustration, teaching, facilitating ongoing student support and finally marking the coursework consisting of an essay and portfolio.  

In recent years, Nadia has participated in the annual three day Experimental Archaeology course (‘Archaeo-Tech’) where she is involved with the pottery and clay sessions conducted by Bill Sillar.   

Nadia undertook both her BA and MA degrees at the UCL Institute of Archaeology  and has been associated with supporting archaeological illustration on an ad-hoc basis for the past 10 years. 


Selected publications: 

Nadeshda B. Knudsen and Raphael Greenberg (2020): The Khirbet Kerak Ware Figurine: a new component in the Kura-Araxes assemblage. Levant.