Keshia A.N. Akkermans MA

Keshia A.N. Akkermans is an alumna of the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, where she specialized in the archaeology of the ancient Near East. She has worked for the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (RMO), and is currently doing her doctoral research at the University of Liverpool. Her research includes studies on the rock art and the desert tombs of the Jebel Qurma region in north-east Jordan, funerary practices of the Middle Assyrian period, and ground stone tools in Pre-Pottery Neolithic Anatolia. Keshia has been involved in fieldwork in the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Oman, Cyprus, Jordan, and Turkey.


Books by Keshia A.N. Akkermans

Death at the Dunnu

Investigating Funerary Variety at Middle Assyrian Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria

Keshia A.N. Akkermans | 2023

During the roughly hundred years (ca. 1225 – 1125 BCE) that the Middle Assyrian dunnu at Tell Sabi Abyad was in operation, some forty-nine individuals were interred in graves of a striking diversity. In this…









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