Dr. Anastasia Gadolou

Dr. Anastasia Gadolou

Dr. Anastasia Gadolou

Head of the Department of Prehistoric and Classical Archaeological Sites and Monuments Directorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports

Anastasia Gadolou studied History and Archaeology at the Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds a Master’s degree in Landscape Studies from Leicester University and a Ph’d in Classical Archaeology from Athens University.  She has been working at the Hellenic Ministry of Culture (since 1993), first as a Curator of the Division of Antiquities in Achaia and Boeotia, and later (2004-2014) as a curator of Antiquities at the National Archaeological Museum. In 2014 she was appointed Head of the Department of Prehistoric and Classical Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Archaeological Works, of the Directorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports. She has published two books (Achaia in Early Historical Era. Ceramic Production and Burial Customs. Athens 2008 and Thapsos class pottery reconsidered. Workshop or pottery style? The case of Achaia in the northern Peloponnese. BAR IS 2279, 2011), a number of articles in Greek and international Archaeological Journals, Conference Proceedings etc. She has conducted or participated in excavations and surveys in Greece, co-organized archaeological conferences, as well as curated permanent and temporary exhibitions in museums, both in Greece and abroad.