Dr. Eva Kaptijn

Eva Kaptijn studied Theoretical Archaeology and Archaeology of the southern Levant at Leiden University. In October 2009 she received her doctors degree at Leiden University on the dissertation Life on the watershed. Reconstructing subsistence in a steppe region using archaeological survey: a diachronic perspective on habitation in the Jordan Valley.

In 2009 she joined the Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven as a postdoctoral researcher to carry out the archaeological survey in the territory of Sagalassos. Special research interests include diachronic habitation patterns, ancient subsistence, land use and irrigation.


Books by Eva Kaptijn

Life on the watershed

Reconstructing subsistence in a steppe region using archaeological survey: a diachronic perspective on habitation in the Jordan Valley

Eva Kaptijn | 2009

The scarcity of water is a major problem in many parts of the Near East today and has been so in the past. To survive...








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