Tanja M. Männel
PhD student

Campus Westend, Poelzig-Building
Room Q4, 6.413

Tel.: 069 798-32103
Email: maennel[at]em.uni-frankfurt.de

Goethe University
Institute of Archaeological Sciences
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Tanja M. Männel

Research Interests

Research Projects

Academic Career

Research Interests

African prehistory:

  • Development of complex societies


  • Stylistic analysis and documentation of the Nok terracotta figurines in Nigeria

Research Projects (participation)

DFG-long term research project: Development of complex societies in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Nigerian Nok Culture (since 2009)

Academic Career

2006 - 2011
Study of pre- and protohistory (major subject), medieval and modern history and historical anthropology (minor subjects) at Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Graduate exam: Magistra Artium January 2011
Subject: The Nok terracotta figurines of the site of  Ungwar Kura in Nigeria