Annika Schmidt
Archaeologist

Campus Westend, Poelzig-Building
Room Q4, 6.412

Tel.: 069 798-32105
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Address:
Goethe University
Institute of Archaeological Sciences
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main


 



Research interests

Research projects

Professional and academic career

Other activities

Selected publications


Research interests

African prehistory:

  • Settlement structures and burials

Method:

  • Portable XRF on soil samples

Regional specialization on West Africa, fieldwork in Nigeria.

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Research projects (participation)
  • DFG-long term research project: The Nigerian Nok Culture

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Academic career

since 2015

Research assistant in the DFG long term research project: The Nigerian Nok Culture with dissertation project “Identification and interpretation of features of the Nigerian Nok Culture using pXRF”

2010-2015

Student research assistant in the Nok project, participation at the excavations in Nigeria and processing excavation data.

July 2014

Degree Magistra Artium (M.A.) in pre- and protohistory: Studien zur Struktur der Nok-Fundstelle Pangwari in Zentralnigeria anhand der Befunde und der Fundverteilung (Studies on the structure of the Nok Culture site Pangwari by analysing features and find distributions).

2008-2014

Studies in pre- and protohistory (major subject), archaeology and culture history of the Near Eastern and classical archaeology (minor subjects) at Goethe University Frankfurt.

2006-2008

Start of studies at the Heidelberg university in classical archaeology (major subject), geography, Indology, European art history (minor subjects).

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Other activities

2011-2015

Representative of the Goethe University Frankfurt as an associated partner in the EU-funded project „ArchaeoLandscapes Europe“ (arcland.eu).

2009-2011

Student research assistant at the laboratory of European archaeobotany, Goethe University Frankfurt.

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Publications

Höhn, A., G. Franke, A. Schmidt (submitted): Pits at Pangwari. Charcoal taphonomy at a multi-phased Nok site, Central Nigeria. In: Mercuri, A.M., D'Andrea, A.C., Fornaciari, R., Höhn, A. (eds.): Plants and People in the African Past - Progress in African Archaeobotany.

Schmidt, A. 2016. Excavation 2016 and XRF Analysis at the Nok Site of Ido in Central Nigeria. Nyame Akuma 86, 65-70.

Schmidt, A. 2014. Studien zur Struktur der Nok-Fundstelle Pangwari in Zentralnigeria anhand der Befunde und der Fundverteilung. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main. (http://publikationen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/frontdoor/index/index/docId/41376)

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