Dr.

Uroš Matić MA

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Biography


Study of archaeology at the University of Belgrade/Serbia (Bachelor and Master, 2006–2011). Doctoral studies in Egyptology 2012–2016 with degree (2016) at the University of Münster. Since 2012, colleague at the excavation of the ÖAI in Tell el-Dab’a/Egypt. Since 2017 participant in the excavations of the ÖAI at Kom Ombo/Egypt. 2018–2019 researcher in the project »Beautiful Kush: Cosmetic substances and utensils in Egyptian New Kingdom Nubia« (DAAD P.R.I.M.E 2018). Since 2019 scientific colleague at the Cairo Branch of the ÖAI, for the project »Die Stadt Kom Ombo im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.«.

Philippika Prize Winner (Harrassowitz Verlag) for 2018.

Detailed biography

Detailed biography

BERUFLICHER WERDEGANG

seit 2019

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des ÖAI in dem Projekt »Die Stadt Kom Ombo im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr. «

2018–2019

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Ägyptologie und Koptologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Projekt »Beautiful Kush: Cosmetic substances and utensils in New Kingdom Egyptian Nubia« (DAAD P.R.I.M.E 2018)

2018

Gastforscher, OREA-ÖAW

2011

Kuratorischer Assistent, Museum für afrikanische Kunst in Belgrad

 

 

AUSBILDUNG/AKADEMISCHE LAUFBAHN

2006–2011

Studium der Archäologie an der philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Belgrad (Bachelor und Master)

2012–2016

Doktorstudium der Ägyptologie an der Universität Münster

2016

Promotion zum Dr. phil. an der Universität Münster, Dissertation »Body and Frames of War in New Kingdom Egypt: Violent treatments of enemies and prisoners «

GUTACHTERTÄTIGKEIT

 

Istraživanja. Journal of Historical Researches

 

Journal of Research on Women and Gender

AUSZEICHNUNGEN UND PREISE

2018

Philippika-Preis des Harrassowitz Verlag

2016

Stiftungsfonds für Postgraduates der Ägyptologie, Wien

MITGLIEDSCHAFT IN WISSENSCHAFTLICHEN EINRICHTUNGEN, BEIRÄTEN UND KOMMITEES

seit 2009

Mitglied des European Association of Archaeologists

2016–2019

Co-chair, Archaeology and Gender in Europe, working party of the European Association of Archaeologists

 

WICHTIGSTE PROJEKTE

2018–2019

Projekt »Beautiful Kush: Cosmetic substances and utensils in New Kingdom Egyptian Nubia« (DAAD P.R.I.M.E 2018)

 

LEHRE

2016–2017

Archäologie Ägyptens I/II: Theorie in der Ägyptologie und Archäologie (Institut für Ägyptologie und Koptologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)

 

Research areas


  • War and violence in Ancient Egypt
  • Second Intermediate Period and the New Kingdom
  • Egypt and its relations with its neighbours in the 2nd millennium BC
  • Settlement archaeology
  • Gender archaeology
  • Theory in archaeology

Current Projects


Publications

Editor

Editor
  • Matić, Uroš (Hrsg.) (2017) Archaeologies of Gender and Violence. Oxford: Oxbow (252 Seiten).
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Published Books

Published Books
  • Matić, Uroš (2020) Violence and Gender in Ancient Egypt., hrsg. v. Geller, Pamela L.; London and New York: Routledge (in press).
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Body and Frames of War in New Kingdom Egypt: Violent treatments of enemies and prisoners. In Reihe: Philippika - Altertumskundliche Abhandlungen, Bd. 134, hrsg. v. Hengstl, Joachim; Irwin, Elizabeth; Jördens, Andrea; Mattern, Torsten; Rollinger, Robert et al. [..]; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.
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Published papers

Published papers
  • Matić, Uroš (2020) On Typhon, red men and the tomb of Osiris: Ancient interpretations and human sacrifice in Egypt. In: Mihajlović, Vladimir D.; Janković, Marko A. (Hrsg.), Pervading Empire. Relationality and Diversity in the Roman Provinces; Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, S. 15-28.
  • Franković, Filip; Matić, Uroš (2020) The Sea Peoples and the Discourse of Balkanism in Archaeology of the Late Bronze Age. In: Mario Gavranović, Daniela Heilmann, Aleksandar Kapuran und Marek Verčík (Hrsg.), Spheres of Interaction. Contacts and Relationships between the Balkans and Adjacent Regions in the Late Bronze / Iron Age (13th–5th Centuries BCE). Proceedings of the Conference held between 15–17 September, 2017 Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade.: Marie Leidorf, S. 155-176.
  • Matić, Uroš (2020) Review of Undine Stabrey, Archäologische Untersuchungen. Über Temporalität und Dinge. Histoire volume 98. Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld 2017. Germania. Anzeiger der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Bd. 97, S. 253-255.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) “The Good God in the Form of Montu”: Pharaoh as the Warrior God on the Battlefield. Beyond the Human: Applying posthumanist thinking to archaeology. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, Bd. 34.2, S. 80-91.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Review of Materiale Textkulturen: Konzepte-Materialien-Praktiken by T. Meier, M. R. Ott and R. Sauer (eds.). Berin/München/Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2015. Germania: Anzeiger der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Bd. 96, S. 463-466.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Begehrte Beute. Fremde Frauen als Raubgut im Alten Ägypten. Antike Welt, Bd. 4 (19), S. 15-18.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Mirros in Ancient Egypt. Luxor Times, Bd. February 2019 (2), S. 1-3.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Review of Staša Babić. Metaarheologija. Ogled o uslovima znanja o prošlosti (Beograd: Clio, 2018, 188pp., ISBN 978-86-7102-596-6). European Journal of Archaeology, Bd. 22 (2), S. 289-317.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Review of Handel in Krisenzeiten Ägyptisch-mykenische Handelsbeziehungen in der Ramessidenzeit by Birgit Schiller Archaeopress Publishing, Oxford, 2018. ournal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Bd. 24, S. 82-97.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Are Aegeans depicted on a relief block 1985.328.13 from Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York?. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Bd. 22, S. 1-10.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Review of Laurel Bestock's Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt: Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Archäologische Informationen, Bd. 42, S. 427-432.
  • Matić, Uroš (2019) Memories under the African Sun. An Overview of Milorad Rajčević’s Journey to Egypt. In: Epštajn, Emila (Hrsg.), Under The Spotlight. Ancient Egyptian Collections in Museums in Serbia, Museum of African Art; Belgrade: Museum of African Art in Belgrade, S. 83-94.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) Traditionally Unharmed? Women and Children in NK Battle Scenes. In: Kahlbacher, Andrea; Priglinger, Elisa (Hrsg.), Tradition and Transformation in Ancient Egypt. Proceedings of the 5th International Congress for Young Egyptologists, Vienna, 15–19 September 2015; Wien: Verlag der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, S. 245-260.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) Out of touch: Egyptology and queer theory (or what this encounter should not be). In: Naujoks, Anne-Sophie; Stelling, Jendrik (Hrsg.), Von der Quelle zur Theorie Vom Verhältnis zwischen Objektivität und Subjektivität in den historischen Wissenschaften; Leiden: Mentis, S. 183-197.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) De-colonizing historiography and archaeology of ancient Egypt and Nubia Part 1. Scientific Racism. Journal of Egyptian History, Bd. 11 (1-2), S. 19-44.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) “Execration” of Nubians in Avaris? A Case of Mistaken Ethnic Identity and Hidden Archaeological Theory. Journal of Egyptian History, Bd. 11 (1-2), S. 87-112.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) Ägyptische Gottheiten und ars erotica: Ein Versuch der ontologischen Anthropologie erotischen Netzwerken im alten Ägypten. In: Verbovsek, Alexandra; Backes, Burckhard; Aschmoneit, Jan (Hrsg.), Funktion/en: Materielle Kultur – Sprache – Religion. Beiträge des siebten Berliner Arbeitskreises Junge Ägyptologie (BAJA 7) 2.12.–4.12.2016; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, S. 141-160.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) Review of: Peter M. Fischer and Teresa Bürge, “Sea Peoples” Up-to-Date. New Research on Transformations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the 13th-11th Centuries BCE. Archäologische Informationen, Bd. 41, S. 418-421.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) Review of Eaton-Krauss, Marianne: The Unknown Tutankhamun. London and New York: Bloomsbury 2016. Orientalistische Literaturzeitung, Bd. 133 (2), S. 112-116.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) »They were like lions roaring upon the mountain-crests«: Soundscapes of war in New Kingdom Egypt. In: Incordino, Ilaria; Mainieri, Stefania; D’Itria, Elena; Diletta Pubblico, Maria; Rega, Francesco Michele et al. [..] (Hrsg.), Current Research in Egyptology 2017. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Symposium: University of Naples, “L’Orientale” 3–6 May 2017; Oxford: Archaeopress, S. 103-115.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) The sap of life: Materiality and sex in the divine birth legend of Hatshepsut and Amenhotep III. In: Maynart, Érika; Velloza, Carolina; Lemos, Rennan (Hrsg.), Perspectives on materiality in ancient Egypt – agency, cultural reproduction and change; Oxford: Archaeopress, S. 35-54.
  • Matić, Uroš (2018) Gender in Ancient Egypt: Norms, Ambiguities, and Sensualities. Near Eastern Archaeology, Bd. 79 (3), S. 174-183.
  • Matić, Uroš (2017) Scorched Earth: Violence and landscape in New Kingdom Egyptian representations of war. Istraživanja-Journal of Historical Researches, Bd. 28, S. 7-28.
  • Matić, Uroš (2017) Der ›dritte Raum‹, Hybridität und das Niltal: Das epistemologische Potenzial der postkolonialen Theorie in der Ägyptologie. In: Backes, Burkhard; Verbovsek, Alexandra (Hrsg.), Interkulturalität: Kontakt – Konflikt – Konzeptionalisierung. Beiträge des sechsten Berliner Arbeitskreis Junge Ägyptologie (BAJA 6) 13.11.–15.11.2015, S. 93-112.
  • Matić, Uroš (2017) Review of Egipto y el Egeo a comienzos de la XVIII Dinastia. Una vision de sus relaciones, antecedents e influencia iconográfica by Inmaculada Vivas Sainz. Oxford: BAR Publishing, 2013. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Bd. 14, S. 34-37.
  • Matić, Uroš; Franković, Filip (2017) Out of Date, Out of Fashion: the Change of Dress of Aegean Figures in the Egyptian 18th Dynasty Theban Tombs in the light of Aegean Bronze Age Costume. Studi micenei ed egeo-anatolici N.S, Bd. 3, S. 105-130.
  • Matić, Uroš (2017) »The best of the booty of His Majesty«: Evidence for foreign child labor in New Kingdom Egypt. In: Langer, Christian (Hrsg.), »The best of the booty of His Majesty«: Evidence for foreign child labor in New Kingdom Egypt; London: Golden House Publications, S. 53-63.
  • Matić, Uroš (2017) »Her striking but cold beauty«: Gender and violence in depictions of Queen Nefertiti smiting the enemies. In: Matić, Uroš; Jensen, Bo (Hrsg.), Archaeologies of Gender and Violence; Oxford: Oxbow, S. 103-121.
  • Jensen, Bo; Matić, Uroš (2017) Introduction: Why do we need archaeologies of gender and violence and why now?. In: Matić, Uroš; Jensen, Bo (Hrsg.), Archaeologies of Gender and Violence; Oxford: Oxbow Books, S. 1-23.
  • Matić, Uroš (2017) Enemies hanged upside (head-) down. In: Tomorad, Mladen; Popielska-Grzybowska, Joanna (Hrsg.), gypt 2015: Perspectives of Research Proceedings of the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists 2nd–7th June 2015, Zagreb, Croatia; Oxford: Archaeopress, S. 319-327.
  • (2016) Review of Anna-Latifa Mourad, Rise of the Hyksos. Egypt and the Levant from the Middle Kingdom to the Early Second Intermediate Period. Archäologische Informationen, Bd. 39, S. 317-321.
  • Matić, Uroš (2016) Hafengebiet von Avaris und Bestattungen der Zweiten Zwischenzeit des Areals R/IV, Tell el-Dab’a. In: Beck, Susanne; Backes, Burkhard; Liao, I-Ting; Simon, Henrike; Verbovsek, Alexandra (Hrsg.), Gebauter Raum: Architektur – Landschaft – Mensch. Beiträge des fünften Münchner Arbeitskreises Junge Ägyptologie (MAJA 5) 12.12.–14.12.2014, S. 139-150.
  • Matić, Uroš (2016) (De)queering Hatshepsut. Binary bind in archaeology of Egypt and kingship beyond the corporeal. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, Bd. 23, S. 810-831.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Review of Mädchen im Altertum / Girls in Antiquity. Frauen-Forschung-Archäologie 11 (Hrsg. Susanne Moraw, Anna Kieburg). Münster: Waxmann. Archäologische Informationen, Bd. 38, S. 513-515.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Die ›römischen‹ Feinde in der meroitischen Kunst. Der Antike Sudan. Mitteilungen der Sudanarchäologischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin (25), S. 251-262.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Are Dardanians attested in Egyptian sources?. Cahiers Caribéens d’Egyptologie, Bd. 19/20, S. 215-238.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Eine Anmerkung zu Q-t-y und pLeiden I 343 + I 345 (Recto VI: 7-10). Göttinger Miszellen, Bd. 244, S. 57-66.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Children on the move: ms.w wr.w in the New Kingdom procession scenes. In: Mynářová, Jana; Onderka, Pavel; Pavuk, Peter (Hrsg.), There and Back Again - the Crossroads II: Proceedings of an International Conference Held in Prague, September 15–18, 2014; Prague, S. 373-390.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Was there ever a ›Minoan‹ princess on the Egyptian court?. In: Tomorad, Mladen (Hrsg.), A History of Research into Ancient Egyptian Culture Conducted in Southeast Europe; Oxford: Archaeopress, S. 145-156.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Pyramids, dragons and whores: (Post)colonial myths and metafictions in »A Song of Ice and Fire« novels by G. R. R. Martin. Archaeology: Myths Within and Without. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, Bd. 30 (2), S. 172-184.
  • Matić, Uroš (2015) Aegean emissaries in the tomb of Senenmut and their gift to the Egyptian king. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Bd. 7 (4), S. 38-52.
  • (2014) Review of Spalinger, Anthony/Armstrong, Jeremy (Hg.): Rituals of Triumph in the Mediterranean World. Leiden/Boston: Brill 2013. 157 S. 8° ¼ Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 63. Hartbd. € 98,00. ISBN 978-90-04-25100-7. Orientalische Literaturzeitung, Bd. 109 (4-5), S. 283-285.
  • Matić, Uroš (2014) ›Nubian‹ archers in Avaris: A study of culture-historical reasoning in archaeology of Egypt. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology, Bd. 9 (3), S. 697-721.
  • Matić, Uroš (2014) ›Minoans‹, kftjw and the ›islands in the middle of wAD wr‹ beyond ethnicity. Ägypten und Levante, Bd. 24, S. 277-294.
  • Matić, Uroš (2014) Der Kopf einer Augustus-Statue aus Meroe. Sokar. Fachzeitschrift für Geschichte und Archäologie Altägyptens, Bd. 28, S. 68-71.
  • Matić, Uroš (2014) Images of pharaonic past: On development and state of Egyptology in Serbia. In: Epštajn, Emilia (Hrsg.), Egypt remembered by Serbia; Belgrade: Museuem of African Art in Belgrade, S. 29-42.
  • Matić, Uroš (2014) Review of Stefanović, Danijela: The Holders of Regular Military Titles in the Period of the Middle Kingdom: Dossiers. London: Golden House Publications 2006. VIII, 244 S. 8° ¼ Egyptology 4. Kart. £ 20.00. ISBN 0-9550256-6-4. Orientalistische Literaturzeitung, Bd. 109 (3), S. 186-187.
  • Matić, Uroš (2014) Headhunting on the Roman Frontier: (Dis)respect, Mockery, Magic and the Head of Augustus from Meroe. In: Janković, Marko; Mihajlović, Vladimir D.; Babić, Staša (Hrsg.), Edges of the Roman World; Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, S. 117-134.
  • Matić, Uroš; Jensen, Bo (2013) Gendered violence in the past-Materialities and corporealities. The European Archaeologist, Bd. 40, S. 60-62.
  • (2012) Review of Joseph Maran and Philipp W. Stockhammer (eds.) Materiality and Social Practice: Transformative Capacities of Intercultural Encounters. Oxford and Oakville: Oxbow Books. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology, Bd. 7 (3), S. 871-874.

Reviews

Reviews

Internet Publications

Internet Publications

Presentations

Presentations

Auswahl der letzten 5 Jahre

25.06.2019

Beauty beyond Borders: New Kingdom Egyptian Cosmetic Utensils outside of Egypt. Rethinking Borders: Interaction in the ancient Egyptian periphery (Neue Forschungen der Ägyptologie in NRW, Köln)

12.06.2019

On the razor’s edge – Detecting use patterns on metal finds (Documenting Material Culture-Study Day, OREA-ÖAW)

29.01.2019

Ancient Egyptian kohl tubes with royal family names (21st Sergeev’s Readings. The international conference of the researchers in antiquity, Faculty of History of the Lomonosov Moscow State University)

15.01.2019

To kill like a god and to kill like a man: Ontological turn and violent treatments of enemies and prisoners of war in New Kingdom Egypt (Violence, Punishment and Labour in Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East, Universität Bonn)

14.07.2018

Von kolonialen Epistemen, Denkkollektiven sowie der Archäologie und Geschichtsschreibung Nubiens im Neuen Reich (Ständige Ägyptologenkonferenz 2018, Münster)