Martin Steskal

Group Leader

RG »Historical Archaeology in the Mediterranean«


Telephone: +43 1 51581-4130

Location: Franz Klein-Gasse 1 | 1190 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Degrees in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History from the University of Vienna. Since 1999, annual participation at the excavations in Ephesos. Since 2001, scientific employee at the OeAI Vienna and responsible for several externally funded projects. 2012 habilitation at the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna (venia docendi for Classical Archaeology). Since 2015, assistant director of the excavations in Ephesos.


    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Death in antiquity
    • Migration and origin
    • Subsistence strategies
    • Settlement archaeology and urbanism
    • Greek and Roman bathing culture
    • Ancient governmental and administrative buildings
    • The Roman East
    • Hellenistic-Roman Croatia



    Journal Publication (25)

    Book/Monograph (5)

    Conference Contribution: Publication in Proceedings (17)

    Contribution in Collection (11)

    Editorship (1)

    Book or Essay review (4)