BA Program in the Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece

MANTZOURANI, ELENI

Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology
emantzou[at]arch.uoa[dot]gr

Eleni Mantourani holds a Ptychion (4-year BA) of the Department of History and Archaeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA) , a M.A. and a PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology of the University of London. She is a staff member of the Department of History and Archaeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens since May 1981, when she was first appointed as a Researher. She has taught and currently teaches various modules in Minoan, Cypriot and Egyptian Archaeology, both at the undergraduate and post-graduate level and has supervised, as main supervisor, a series of completed M.A. (35) and PhD dissertations (14) and post-doctoral projects (3) on related topics. She currently supervises (5) M.A. students, (7) PhD students and (3) post-doctoral researchers.

Main Administrative Posts at UoA

Member of the UoA Council (2012-2016), Head of the Board of Postgraduate Studies of the Department of History and Archaeology (2009-2011), President of the Department of History and Archaeology of UoA (2011-2013), President of the Committee of International Relations and European Educational Programmes of UoA (2010 -2016), Director of the Sector of Archaeology and History of Art (2016-2019) and Director of the MA Program “Greek and Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology” (since 2017).

Research interests

Minoan Archaeology, Cypriot Archaeology and Archaeological Surface Survey.

Select publications

Most of her publications may be found on academia.edu: https://uoa.academia.edu/EleniMantzourani

  • Cherry, J., J. Davis and E. Mantzourani, 1991, Landscape Archaeology as Long-Term History: Northern Keos in the Cycladic Islands (Monumenta Archaeologica 16), Institute of California, Los Angeles.
  • Mantzourani, E. 2001, (second revised edition 2006), The Archaeology of Prehistoric Cyprus, Kardamitsa, Athens (in Greek). 
  • Mantzourani, E. 2002, Prehistoric Crete, Topography and Architecture: from Neolithic to Neopalatial Times, Kardamitsa, Athens (in Greek). 
  • Mantzourani, E. 2009, The Excavation at the Neolithic Site Kantou-Kouphovounos in Cyprus, Part A΄, Volumes 1-2: Stratigraphy and Architecture, Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia (in Greek).
  • Mantzourani E. and P.P. Betancourt (eds), PHILISTOR, Studies in Honor of Costis Davaras, INSTAP Academic Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2012.
  • Mantzourani E. and Nanno Marinatos (eds), Spyridon Marinatos (1901-1974): His Life and Times, 2014, Kardamitsa, Athens (in Greek).
  • Mantzourani E. and I. Voskos. 2019. The Excavation at the Neolithic Site Kantou-Kouphovounos in Cyprus, Part B΄, Volumes 1-2: The Moveable Finds. AURA Supplements 1. Athens: AURA & Kardamitsa Publications.