Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr.

Michael Kerschner

Senior Research Associate

RG »Historical Archaeology in the Mediterranean«


Telephone: +43 1 51581-4116

Location: Franz Klein-Gasse 1 | 1190 Vienna

Biographical sketch

Degrees in Classical Archaeology, Art History, and Ancient History from the universities of Salzburg and Bochum. 1995 to 2000 project member at the OeAI. 2000 to 2002, scientific assistant at the University of Münster. 2009 habilitation at the University of Salzburg. Since 2002, scientific employee and library officer of the OeAI.

Research on early Greek cult and sanctuaries, in particular on the Artemision of Ephesos, on culture and identity of Ionia and Lydia as well as archaeometric analyses on the ceramic production of the eastern Aegean, Euboea, and northern Peloponnese.


    Research Projects

    Research interests

    • Early Greek sanctuaries and their cult
    • Culture and identity of Ionia and Lydia
    • Archaeometric origin studies of eastern Aegean, western Anatolian, and Eubean pottery (with H. Mommsen, Bonn)
    • Archaeometric origin studies of Arkadian an Achaean pottery (with P. Fragnoli)



    Journal Publication (18)

    Book/Monograph (5)

    Conference Contribution: Publication in Proceedings (25)

    Contribution in Collection (19)

    Editorship (3)