Chryssanthi Papadopoulou, Assistant

Chryssanthi Papadopoulou is an Assistant Professor of Maritime Archaeology in the Department of History, Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management, University of the Peloponnese. She studied Archaeology and History of Art in the National and Kapodistian University of Athens, Maritime Archaeology (MSc) in the University of Southampton and received her PhD on classical Athenian maritime deities from King’s College London. She was a Greek Archaeological Committee UK scholar and afterwards Leventis Fellow of Hellenic Studies at the British School at Athens. Her postdoctoral research focused on the taphonomy of ancient shipwrecks in the Eastern Mediterranean. She was the Assistant Director of the British School at Athens from 2014 to 2019. She is a board member of the Hellenic Institute of Marine Archaeology (HIMA) and has excavated and surveyed shipwrecks in Cyprus, and Greece (Pagasitikos gulf, Saronic gulf, Euboean gulf). She was also the field director of the excavation of the classical Athenian shipsheds in Zea. Her research focuses on shipwrecks, the anthropology of the sea, perception, and Greek religion. She has taught classical archaeology, maritime archaeology, and sanctuaries and Greek religion. She has been a faculty member of the University of the Peloponnese since 2020.


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