Eleni Salavoura

  • Early Career Fellow in Hellenic Studies 2021-22
    • Archaeologist at the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports

Research topic during fellowship: Eastern Attica in the Postpalatial times and a new Late Helladic IIIC cemetery at Porto Raphti.

Eleni Salavoura holds a PhD on Mycenaean Arkadia from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and has been a post-doctoral researcher at the same institution. Her topic of research was Late Bronze Age Aegina. Her main research interests are the Pre- and Proto-historic Aegean, with a particular emphasis on Southern Greece in the Late Bronze Age. Besides land use, settlement pattern and the economy of rural societies, her work also focuses on pottery, ritual, identity, memory and tradition. On the occasion of the study of the finds coming from the Mycenaean cemetery in Porto Rafti: Drivlia her ongoing project focuses on Attica of the 12th century BC. She also works as a contract archaeologist of the Greek Ministry of Culture since 2003 (Ephorate of Eastern Attica, Acropolis Restοration Service). As a field archaeologist she has conducted many excavations in Eastern Attica dating from the Neolithic to the Classical times.