Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Asil Yaman

The University of Pennsylvania

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Mediterranean Section, 3260 South Street, 19104, Philadelphia, PA

ayaman@upenn.edu 

2012-2018

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Classical Archaeology Dept. Muğla, Turkey

Qualification: Ph.D in Classical Archaeology

Supervisor: Dr. Özlem VAPUR

Dissertation: Arycanda (Lycia) Late Antique Quater: The Pottery

 

2011-2012

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Archaeology Dept. Muğla, Turkey

Qualification: Master Degree in Archaeology

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ayşe AYDIN

Dissertation: A Figured Funerary Stele from Bouleuterion Excavations in Aegae (Aeolis).

 

2008-2011 (transfered to Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University)

Ege University, Classical Archaeology Dept. Izmir, Turkey

Qualification: M.A.

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ersin DOĞER

 

2003-2008

Ege University, Archaeology Dept. Izmir, Turkey

Qualification: Bachelors Degree in Archaeology

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ersin DOGER

Dissertation: Bouleuterion Buildings

 

2018-2021

The University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Mediterranean Section 

Position: Consulting Scholar

 

2016-2018

The University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Mediterranean Section 

Position: Visiting Research Scholar

 

2011-2018

Mugla Sıtkı Koçman University, Classical Archaeology Department 

Position: Research Assistant

 

2019-2023 (ongoing)

Project Title: Amos Archaeological Survey Project (Marmaris-Turkey)

Director: Dr. Mehmet Gürbüzer

Position: Co-director

Description: This research program is designed to idenify, document and investigate the long-term settlement pattern and land use from the antiquity through the medieval periods at Amos and the territory of the city. 

2020-2022 (ongoing)

Project Title: Kozkalesi Archaeological Project (Hatay-Turkey)

Director: Dr. Ayşe Henry

Position: Pottery Specialist

Description: Kozkalesi is a crusader castle constructed in the 12th century. Aimery of Limoges, the Latin Patriarch of Antioch resided in the castle from 1165 onward. The castle could be defended during the 1268 Baybars attacks in the region, when Antioch Principality fell but has been lost to the Mamelukes in 1275. The castle perhaps stayed in the Mameluke control up until the 15th century. Kozkalesi project aims to document architectural remains of the castle.

2018-2020 (ongoing)

Project Title: The Gordion Archaeological Project (Ankara-Turkey)

Director: Prof. Dr. C. Brian ROSE

Position: Pottery Specialist

Description: Publication Project of OP46 (The Hellenistic House) and Çekirdeksiz B

 

2014-2019 (ongoing)

Project Title: Arycanda (Lycia) Excavations Project (Finike-Antalya-Turkey)

Director: Assoc.Prof. Dr. Macit TEKİNALP (Hacettepe University, Dept. of Art History)

Position: Ph.D. researcher

Description: Pottery Specialist

2014

Project Title: Byzantine Period Wall Paintings of Caria, Scientific Research Project (Muğla-Turkey) 

Director:  Assistant Prof. Dr. Hatice ÖZCAN (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Archaeology Dept.)

Position: Researcher

Description: -

 

2013

Project Title: Pedasa (Caria) Excavations and Archaeological Park Project (Konacık-Bodrum-Turkey)

Director: Prof. Dr. Adnan DİLER (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Archaeology Dept.)

Position: Field director of Acropolis Excavations

Description: Excavation, Architectural Drawings. Responsible for the excavations of the southeastern part of the Acropolis which discovered eight new buildings from Byzantine Period.

 

2012

1. Project Title: Xanthos (Lycia) Excavations Project (Antalya-Turkey)

Director: Prof. Dr. Burhan VARKIVANÇ (Akdeniz University, Archaeology Dept.)

Position: Field Director of Western Basilica excavations

Description: Responsible for the excavations and drawings of the Western Basilica.

 

2. Project Title: St. Georgios Church, Scientific Research Project (Barla-Isparta-Turkey)

Director: Prof. Dr. Ayse AYDIN (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Archaeology Dept.)

Position: Researcher

Description: Responsible for the Architectural Drawings of the buildings.

 

2011

Project Title: Tabae (Caria) Excavations Project (Denizli-Turkey)

Director: Prof. Dr. Bozkurt ERSOY (Ege University Histoy of Art Dept.)

Position: Researcher

Description: Responsible for the Architectural Drawings of the Rock-cut church and other late Antique-Byzantine Architectural Elements.

 

2005-2010

Project Title: Aegae (Aeolis) Excavations Project (Manisa-Turkey)

Director: Prof. Dr. Ersin DOĞER (Ege University Archaeology Dept.)

Position: Archaeologist

Description: Archaeologist in the Bouleuterion (city hall) excavations and responsible for the architectural drawings of the building and it's periphery.

1. Co-director of the Amos Archaeological Survey Project (2019-Ongoing)

2. Organization Committee member of the Levantine Ceramics Workshop, 23-24 May, 2019, Bilkent University, Ankara (2019)

3. Co-editor of the symposium proceedings book of the International Symposium on Burial Customs in Anatolia during the Hellenistic And Roman Periods 23-25 July 2018 Aizanoi-Çavdarhisar/Kutahya-Turkey (2019)

4. Co-editor of the abstracts booklet of the International Symposium on Burial Customs in Anatolia during the Hellenistic And Roman Periods 23-25 July 2018 Aizanoi-Çavdarhisar/Kutahya-Turkey (2018)

5. Editorial Board Member of the Levantine Ceramics Project (2018-ongoing)

6. Organization Committee member of the International Symposium on Burial Customs in Anatolia during the Hellenistic And Roman Periods 23-25 July 2018 Aizanoi-Çavdarhisar/Kutahya-Turkey (2018)

7. Deputy director of Arycanda Excavations (July-2016)

8. Editorial Board Member of the Arkhe-Logos Journal of Philosophy (2016-ongoing)

9. Board Member of the Philosophical Society of Aristotle (2015-ongoing)

10. Organization Committee member of the 35th International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and Archaeometry, Muğla (2013). 

1. American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Fellowship (2018-2019)

 

2. University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Scholarship (2016-2018)

 

3. Koç University, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), CAPP Scholarship (2018)

4. Boston University, The Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP) Travel Fund (2019)

1. Gürbüzer, M. & Yaman, A. (2020). Fieldwork at Amos, 2019. The Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Society for Classical Studies (SCS), Open Session 1A, Current Archaeological Research in Anatolia, Washington, D.C., January 2–5, 2020.

2. Yaman,, A. (2019). Levantine Implications on Lycian Coarse Ware in Late Antiquity: the evidence from Arycanda and Arif Kale. The Levantine Ceramics Project Workshop, Longue Durée of Ceramic Production Across Anatolia, with special attention to the Regions of Lycia and Cilicia, May 23-24, 2019, Bilkent University, Ankara.

 

3. Yaman, A. (2018). Some thoughts on a table amphora form at Arycanda. A joint workshop of Keramos & The Levantine Ceramics Project. Ceramic wares of Turkey from the Archaic to the Roman eras (7th c. BCE- 6th c. CE), May 17-18, 2018, Ege University, Izmir.

 

4. Yaman, A. (2015). Late Roman Pottery from Bathhouse VI of Arycanda (Lycia): Preliminary Report.

XI. AIECM3 International Congress on Medieval and Modern Period Mediterranean Ceramics, 19-24 October, Antalya.

 

5. Yaman, A. (2014). A Funerary Stele From Aegae (Aeolis). 20th Annual Meeting of the European Association

of Archaeologists, september 10-14, Istanbul.

1. Yaman, A. (2019). Some thoughts on a table amphora form at Arycanda. Proceedings book of

the joint workshop of Keramos & The Levantine Ceramics Project. Ceramic wares of Turkey from the Archaic to the Roman eras (7th c. BCE- 6th c. CE), May 17-18, 2018, Ege University, Izmir (Forthcoming).

 

2. Yaman, A (2019). The Pottery of Arif Kale: 2012-2018 Excavations (Forthcoming)

 

3. Yaman, A. (2018). Late Roman Pottery from Bathhouse VI of Arycanda (Lycia). In F. Yenişehirlioğlu (Ed.), XIth Congress AIECM3 on Medieval and Modern Period Mediterranean ceramics proceedings (pp. 439-447). Ankara: Koç University Vekam

4. Kızıl, A. & Yaman, A. (2017). A Group of Transport Amphorae from the territorium of Ceramus: Typological Observations. Anatolia Antiqua(25): 17-32.

5. Diler, A., Özer, B., Çur, M. & Yaman A. (2015). Pedasa 2013. 36. Uluslararası Kazı, Araştırma ve

Arkeometri Sonuçları Sempozyumu, 3. cilt: 339-360.

 

6. Yaman, A. (2014). A Funerary Stele From Aegae (Aeolis). 20th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Abstract book: 95.

7. Ünver, G. & Yaman, A. (2013). New Funerary Stelae and Inscriptions from the Territory of Idyma. 

Gephyra(10): 138-145. 

8. Varkıvanç, B., Dönmez, A., Erdoğan, H.M., Yeşilyurt, E., Yıldız, M., Yıldırım, N., Kökmen, H., Tiryaki, A., Aydın, A., Yaman, A., Tüner Önen, N. (2013). Ksanthos 2012 Yılı Kazıları/ Excavations at Xanthos in 2012. Anmed(11): 62-70.  

1. Contributor of the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP)

 

2. European Association of Archaeologists  (EAA)

 

3. Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

 

4. Philosophical Society of Aristotle

1. Cover design of the Özne Philosophy Journal Kierkegaard Special Issue (Fall/2016)

 

2. Cover design of the Arkhe-Logos Philosophy Journal (1) (2016)