Jan-Marc Henke

Research Interests

  • Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean Basin (Iron Age)
  • Exchange forms and knowledge transfer
  • Iron Age Cyprus
  • Cult and cult practices
  • Greek sculptures

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1996–2007
 Studies of Classical Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology and Ancient History at the Ruhr Universität Bochum
  • Since 2000
 Associate of the Miletus excavation of the Ruhr Universität Bochum and the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute) under the direction of Volkmar von Graeve
  • Since 2006
 Associate of the Kalapodi - excavation of the Athens branch of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute) under the direction of Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier
  • 2010 
"Die zyprischen Terrakotten aus Milet. Neue Ansätze für die Gliederung der archaischen zyprischen Terrakotten an den ostägäischen Fundorten nach stilistischen und werkstattspezifischen Kriterien" (The Cyprian terracottas of Miletus. New approaches for the classification of the archaic Cyprian terracottas in stylistic and workshop specific criteria at the Eastern Aegean sites)
  • 2007–2010
 Undergraduate research assistant for the Kerameikos excavation of the Athens branch of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute)
  • 2010-2011
 Undergraduate research assistant for the Samos excavation of the Athens branch of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (German Archaeological Institute)
  • Since 2013
 Research assistant at the Centre for Mediterranean Studies of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 2011–2012 
Assistant at the Institute of Classical Archaeology of the University Vienna

Research Projects

  • Execution and publication of the new excavations of the eastern chancel of the Heraion of Samos under the direction of W.-D. Niemeier to clarify the stratigraphy from the Roman to the Archaic period.
  • The architectural and cultual change of Greek sanctuaries from the 8th to the 6th century BC as an expression of social development processes in consequence of intensified trans-Mediterranean communication?
  • The ideological and technical incentives of Cyprian coroplastics and limestone sculptures on the development of the Ionian terracotta craft and the Greek large scale sculpture
  • Organisation and analysis of the Cyprian sculptures at the eastern Aegean sites after new workshop specifics and chronological insights
  • Analysis and presentation of the ceramic finds from the excavations at the Holy Gate in Kerameikos of Athens under the direction of W.-D. Niemeier to clarify the stratigraphy of the older phases from the gate and the Holy Road (together with Ivonne Kaiser).

Centre for Mediterranean Studies
Konrad Zuse Str. 16
44801 Bochum

Phone: (0234) 32-27279
jan-marc.henke@rub.de

Publications Jan-Marc Henke