Material Studies

Enough to feed an army

Enough to feed an army. Carthaginian rural exploitation during the late third century BC (Horizon 2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship)

Local communities in the Imperium Romanum (2002-2009)

Local communities in the Imperium Romanum. Transformations in the rural settlement structures and material culture in the landscapes of the northern part of the civitas Menapiorum (Prov. Gallia-Belgica, ca. 100 BC – 400 AD), PhD research Wim De Clercq

Pots, presses, people and land (2011-2015)

Pots, presses, people and land. The role of overseas export and local consumption demand in the development of viticulture and oleoculture in central Adriatic Italy (250 BC - AD 200). (Doctoral research: Dimitri Van Limbergen)

Romancing the stone (2013-2017)

Romancing the stone. On the provenance, use and socio-economics of stone artefacts in a stone-less landscape, PhD research Sibrecht Reniere

The Sphinx Unriddled (2015-2018)

The sphinx and related composite creatures. A motif of political-religious legitimation during the dynamical period of cultural changes appearing in the Late Bronze (1600-1200 BC) and the Early Iron Age (1200-800 BC) in the Eastern Mediterranean. (Doctoral research: Nadine Nys)