Dr. Carol van Driel-Murray

Carol van Driel-Murray (1950) obtained her PhD in 1987 at the University of Amsterdam on the subject of Roman Leatherwork. She taught the Archaeology of the Roman Provinces at University of Amsterdam till 2012, and at the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden University till her retirement in 2015. She has published extensively on Roman military leatherwork, Roman and medieval footwear. Her research interests include gender in material culture, military communities and military equipment. She participated in various excavations in Syria, and has been involved with the Jebel Aruda campaigns and publication from its inception.


Books by Carol van Driel-Murray

Jebel Aruda: An Uruk period temple and settlement in Syria (Volume I)

Excavation and Material Culture

Govert van Driel† & Carol van Driel-Murray | 2023

Jebel Aruda, a prominent mountain ridge overlooking the Tabqa Dam lake in northern Syria, was the location of a remarkable settlement that flourished between c. 3300 and 3100 BC during the so-called Uruk period. For…



Jebel Aruda: An Uruk period temple and settlement in Syria (Volume II)

Plates of Room Contents

Govert van Driel† & Carol van Driel-Murray | 2023

Jebel Aruda, a prominent mountain ridge overlooking the Tabqa Dam lake in northern Syria, was the location of a remarkable settlement that flourished between c. 3300 and 3100 BC during the so-called Uruk period. For…



A Human Environment

Studies in honour of 20 years Analecta editorship by prof. dr. Corrie Bakels

Edited by Victor Klinkenberg, Roos van Oosten & Carol van Driel-Murray | 2020

This volume is themed around the interdependent relationship between humans and the environment, an important topic in the work of Corrie Bakels. How do environmental constraints and opportunities influence human behaviour and what is the…









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