Nicholas Aherne
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    9712 ER Groningen


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Research interests

Classical Art and Archaeology, Roman East, Roman Sarcophagi, Mortuary Culture and Ritual

Research interests

MARE - Mortuary Archaeology of the Roman East | University of Groningen ( Over a period of five years (2021-2026), our team investigates how local communities envisioned and reformulated their relationships with the dead. We will build a digital infrastructure to enhance legacy and orphaned datasets from coastal Lebanon, Palmyra, and Pisidia, as well as to unlock inaccessible collections for wider audiences.

Encoffined Bodies | Projects | University of Groningen ( PhD Project: Encoffined Bodies: Decorated sarcophagi in funerary customs in Coastal Lebanon during the Roman period

Education/Academic qualification

Classical Archaeology, MSt, University of Oxford


Award Date: 30-Jun-2021

Classical Civilisation, BA, University Of Warwick


Award Date: 30-Jun-2019