Dr. Eva Kaptijn

Eva Kaptijn
+32 (0)2 627 43 53
Key Projects

2014-2017 Belgian Archaeological Expeditions to the Orient. Heritage in Federal Collections (BArEO). BRAIN-be, RBINS - RMAH - UGent

2009-2013 Territorial Archaeological Survey, Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project, KU Leuven

2010 Early Bronze Age I villages in the Jordan Valley onthe eve of urbanisation, Byvanck Fund, Leiden University Fund

2004-2009 Settling the Steppe. The archaeology of changing societies in Syrio-Palestinian drylands during the Bronze and Iron Ages. Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research 360-62-020, Leiden University

Professional experiences

01/02/2014 > ongoing: Assistent


01/11/2009 > 30/11/2013: Post-doctoral Research Fellow

KU Leuven
Academic training

01/03/2004 > 28/10/2009: PhD Archaeology

Leiden University

01/09/1997 > 18/12/2002: Doctoraal (MA) Archaeology of the Near East + Theoretical Archaeology

Leiden University

01/09/1996 > 31/08/1997: Propedeuse Archaeology


J. Poblome, Talloen, P. , and Kaptijn, E. , Byzantine Sagalassos, in The archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia. From the end of Late Antiquity until the coming of the Turks, P. Niewöhner Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 302-311.



M. Ertsen and Kaptijn, E. , A narrow place can contain a thousand friends. Irrigation as a response to climate in the Zerqa triangle, Jordan, in Climate and Ancient Societies, Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2015, pp. 137-155.
R. Vandam and Kaptijn, E. , Living in the Burdur Plain. A diachronic reconstrunction of human subsistence (6500 - 200 BC), in Pisidia Yazıları Hacı Ali Ekinci Armağanı / Pisidian Essays in Honour of Hacı Ali Ekinci, Istanbul: Zero Production / Ege Yayınları, 2015, pp. 165-175.
B. De Cupere, Frémondeau, D. , Kaptijn, E. , Marinova, E. , Poblome, J. , Vandam, R. , and Van Neer, W. , Subsistence economy and land use strategies in the Burdur province (SW Anatolia) from prehistory to the Byzantine period., Quaternary International, vol. online 28 December 2015; doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.11.097, 2015.
E. Kaptijn, Book review: Fischer, P.M. - Tell Abu al-Kharaz in the Jordan Valley. Volume III: the Iron Age, Bibliotheca Orientalis, vol. 72, pp. 761-763, 2015.
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