Bodossaki Lectures on Demand

Lemos Irene

Professor of Classical Archaeology, Fellow of Merton College, Oxford


H Ειρήνη Λαιμός είναι καθηγήτρια Κλασικής Αρχαιολογίας στο Πανεπιστήμιο της Οξφόρδης. Συμμετέχει στις ανασκαφές στο Λευκαντί από το 1982, πρώτα ως φοιτήτρια και απὀ το 1992 ως συνδιευθύντρια στις ανασκαφές στη θέση Τούμπα. Από το 2003 διευθύνει τις ανασκαφές στην Ξηρόπολη και είναι υπεύθυνη για τη δημοσίευση των ανασκαφών.


Irene S. Lemos is Professor of Classical Archaeology at Oxford and a Fellow of Merton College. She was a Lecture and a Reader at the University of Edinburgh until 2003. Her monograph, The Protogeometric Aegean (2002) published by the Oxford University Press examines the archaeology of the 11th and 10th centuries in the region. She has excavated at Lefkandi, first as a student and then as a co-director with Mervyn Popham at the Toumba cemetery. Since 2003 she directs the new excavations on Xeropolis- Lefkandi and she is the editor of the publications of the cemeteries and the settlement of the site. She has published extensively on the archaeology of the Late Bronze and Iron Age Greece.