Andrea Berlin

Archaeology, CAS

Ph.D., University of Michigan
A.M., University of Chicago
A.B., University of Michigan
675 Commonwealth Ave., Room 341
(617) 358-1651

Professor, Archaeology, College of Arts & Sciences
[Hariri Institute Steering Committee, 2015-present]

Andrea Berlin is a professor of archaeology at Boston University. She is also the Director of Graduate Studies and James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology. Berlin received her A.B. and Ph.D. in classical art and archaeology at University of Michigan before coming to BU in 2010. Her areas of interest include archaeology and history of the Achaemenid, Hellenistic, and Roman East, ceramic studies, second-temple Judaism, and archaeology of Israel. Berlin has been excavating in the eastern Mediterranean since 1973, working on projects in Troy, Turkey, and southern Egypt. In addition, Berlin has written numerous books including The Pottery of the Second Temple Period (2006) and Glass Vessels, Lamps, Objects of Metal, and Groundstone and Other Stone Tools and Vessels (2012). Berlin is currently working on the publication of the Persian period levels of an administrative compound at Tel Kedesh in northern Israel, whose excavations she has co-directed since 1997.

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