Dr. Lindy Crewe

Lindy Crewe has been Director of the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) since 2017. Prior to this she was Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Manchester. She obtained her PhD from the University of Edinburgh on the introduction of wheelmade pottery on Late Bronze Age Cyprus, with particular reference to the material from Enkomi, published as Early Enkomi: Regionalism, Trade and Society at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age on Cyprus (2007). She is the author of two monographs and has contributed to and edited several volumes, including Figurine makers of prehistoric Cyprus. Settlement and cemeteries at Souskiou (E. Peltenburg, D. Bolger and L. Crewe, 2019). She has published numerous articles on Chalcolithic and Bronze Age topics including pottery and society, mortuary practices, textiles and trade. She is currently Directing excavations at the Bronze Age settlement of Kissonerga-Skalia near Paphos.

Books by Lindy Crewe

Empire and excavation

Critical perspectives on archaeology in British-period Cyprus, 1878–1960

Edited by Thomas Kiely, Anna Reeve & Lindy Crewe | Forthcoming

The modern discipline of archaeology developed in tandem with the expansion of European imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. Cyprus, ruled by Britain between 1878 and 1960, is a fascinating example of how archaeology…

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