Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Asil Yaman

Penn University Museum, Mediterranean Section,

3260 South Street, 19104, Philadelphia, PA

ayaman@upenn.edu 

Education

Postdoc 2020   Penn University Museum, Mediterranean Section

PhD, 2018          Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Classical Archaeology Dept. Muğla, Turkey

MA, 2012            Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Archaeology Dept. Muğla, Turkey

MA, 2011            Ege University, Classical Archaeology Dept. Izmir, Turkey

BA, 2011             Ege University, Classical Archaeology Dept. Izmir, Turkey

Teaching and Research 

Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology; Lycian and Carian Pottery; Ancient Food Culture; Trade Relations between the Near Eastern Regions; Late Antiquity; Carian Chersonessos

Employment History

2018-present   Consulting Professor at the Penn University Museum

2016-2018         Visiting Research Scholar at the Penn University Museum

2011-2018         Research Assistant at Mugla Sıtkı Koçman University, Classical Archaeology Department 

Courses

Anatolian Archaeology; Introduction to Archaeology; Asia Minor in Late Antiquity; The war between the East and West in Archaeological and Historical perspectives. 

Grants and Awards

2019-2023   Mete Group of Companies: Amos Archaeological Project (AAP)

2018-2019   Boston University: The Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP)

Fellowships

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

2016-2018   Fellowship, The University of Pennsylvania Museum

2017-2018   CAPP Fellowship, Koç University, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) 

Archaeological Field Projects

2019-2023   Co-Director, Amos Archaeological Project (AAP)

2018-2020   Pottery specialist, Gordion Archaeological Project

2014-2020   Pottery specialist, Arycanda Excavations

2013-2014   Director of the Acropolis Excavations, Pedasa Archaeological Park Project

2012-2013   Director of Western Basilica Excavations, Xanthus (Lycia) Excavations 

2012-2013   Researcher, St. Georgios Church at Isparta-Barla, Scientific Research Project 

2012-2013   Archaeologist, Tabae (Caria) Excavations

2005-2010   Archaeologist, Aegae (Aeolis) Excavations

Administrative Missions

2019-2023    Co-director, The Amos Archaeological Project (AAP)

2020-2021    Co-organizer, The Levantine Ceramics Project 2020 workshop: Troad, Ionia, Lydia and Caria, May                                         29-30, 2020, Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA), Bodrum. 

2019                Co-editor, The 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. Bilgin              

                          Yayınları: Ankara. 

2019                Co-organizer, The Levantine Ceramics Project 2019 workshop: Lycia and Cilicia, May 23rd-24rd, 2019,                               Bilkent University, Ankara. 

2018                Co-editor, 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                Organization Committee Member, The International Symposium onburial customs in Anatolia during                               the Hellenistic and Roman periods (Kütahya-Turkey). 

2016                Deputy director, Arycanda Excavations

2016-2020    Board Member, Editorial Board, Arkhe-Logos Philosophy Journal. 

2016-2020    Board Member, Philosophical Society of Aristotle.  

2012-2013    Organization Committee Member, The 35th International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and                                     Archaeometry (Muğla-Turkey). 

Publications

Articles (peer-reviewed) 

-Yaman, A. (2020). The pottery of Arif Kale: 2012-2018 excavations (Forthcoming). 

-Yaman, A. (2020). Trade Relations of Lycia in Late Antiquity (Forthcoming). 

-Kızıl, A., & Yaman, A. (2017). A Group Trade Amphorae from the territorium of Ceramus: Typological Observations.

Anatolia Antiqua (26), 17-32. 

-Ünver, G., & Yaman, A. (2013). New Funerary Stelae and Inscriptions from the Territory of Idyma. Gephyra (10), 138- 145. 

 

Articles (other) 

-Diler, A., Özer, B., Çur, M., & Yaman, A. (2015). Pedasa 2013 Yılı Çalışmaları. H. Dönmez (Dü.), 36.  Uluslararası

Kazı, Araştırma ve Arkeometri Sonuçları Sempozyumu., p. 339-360. Ankara: T.C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı. 

-Aydın, A., Yaman, A. (2013). Ksanthos 2012 Yılı Kazıları/Excavations at Xanthos in 2012. Anmed (11), 62-70. 

 

Book chapters 

-Dündar, E. & Yaman, A. (2020a). Pottery from the Hurmalık Hamam in Patara (Forthcoming). 

-Yaman, A. (2020b). Some thoughts on a table amphora form (AF1) at Arycanda. In: Gurtekin Demir G., Polat

Y., Cevizoğlu, H. and Berlin A. (eds.), The 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, Peeters, 39-47. 

-Yaman, A. (2017). Late Roman Pottery from Bathhouse VI of Arycanda (Lycia). In: Yenişehirlioğlu, F. (Ed.), XIth

Congress AIECM3 on Medieval and Modern Period Mediterranean ceramics proceedings (pp.439-447). Ankara: Koç

University.

-Yaman, A. (2014). A Funerary Stele From Aegae (Aeolis). In: Yılmaz, Ö. (Ed.), 20th Annual Meeting of  

the European Association of Archaeologists (p. 95). Istanbul: Arkeoloji ve Sanat Press. 

Presentations

-Yaman, A. (2020a). Lykia’nın Geç Antik Dönem Ticari İlişkileri: İthal Seramikler. Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi,  Arkeoloji Bölümü, 20 Mayıs 2020, Isparta. 

-Gürbüzer, M. & Yaman, A. (2020b). Pottery Assamblage at Amos. The Levantine Ceramics Project Workshop,  Longue Durée of Ceramic Production Across Anatolia, with special attention to the Regions of Troad, Ionia, Lydia  and Caria, May 29-30, 2020, Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA), Bodrum. 

-Gürbüzer, M. & Yaman, A. (2020c). 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. 

-Yaman, A. (2019). Levantine Implications of 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. 

-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. 

-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. 

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

 Association of Archaeologists, September 10-14, Istanbul. 

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

2015-present   Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) 

2014-present   European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) 

2017-present   British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) 

2016-present   Philosophical Society of Aristotle 

Other Works

2016                    Cover designer, Özne Philosophy Journal Kierkegaard Special Issue 

2016                    Cover designer, Arkhe-Logos Philosophy Journal (1)