David Blattner


Technical Unit


Telephone: +43 1 51581-6123

Location: Dominikanerbastei 16 | 1010 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Bachelor’s degrees in »Near Eastern studies« (BA 2014) and »Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology« (BA with honors 2021), Master’s degree in »Ancient Near Eastern Philology and Near Eastern Archaeology« (MA with honors, topic of MA Thesis: »The nature of the Babylonian conquests in the north-western periphery of Mesopotamia during the late 7th and early 6th century BC«) from the University of Vienna; Since 2011 participation in numerous excavations in Austria, Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Saudi-Arabia, Serbia, and the United Arab Emirates; From 2016-2019 employed as student assistant, first within the project »A Puzzle in 4D«, later within the research group »Prehistoric Phenomena«; Since 2019 permanent position within the research group »Prehistoric Phenomena« and  Technical Unit of the Austrian Archaeological Institute.

    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Neolithic and Early Bronze Age in the Aegean-Balkan region
    • History, Archaeology and Philology of the Bronze and Iron Age in Mesopotamia, the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula



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