Marie-Henriette Gates

Marie-Henriette Gates, Department Chair from 2000-2006, received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Archaeology from Yale University in 1976. She came in 1990 from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to Bilkent, where she teaches courses on the archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Egypt and Anatolia, and archaeological method and theory. She has participated in field projects in Turkey, Iran and Syria, and since 1992 has directed the Kinet Höyük excavations. Her publications focus on Near Eastern Archaeology. She also wrote several issues of the American Journal of Archaeology's annual newsletter "Archaeology in Turkey", a chronicle of current excavations and surveys.

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Research Interests

Archaeology of Mesopotamia, Archaeology of Syria-Palestine, Archaeology of Egypt, Archaeological method and theory


Office Location

H Building 155A


+90 312 290 1725

Bilkent University Main Campus
FHL Building Room H-149
06800 Bilkent -- Ankara, TURKEY
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