Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Frankel, David

  • Jennifer M. Webb
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_2390

Basic Biographical Information

David Frankel is an Australian archaeologist with expertise in the prehistory of Australia, New Guinea, and Cyprus. He was born in Johannesburg in 1946 and moved to Australia in 1963. He received his B.A. (1970) and M.A. (1973) in Archaeology from Sydney University and his Ph.D. from Gothenburg University, Sweden, in 1975. From 1975 to 1978, he worked in the Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities at the British Museum, before taking a Lectureship at La Trobe University in Melbourne in 1978. He was subsequently appointed Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology in 1982, Reader in 1992, and Professor in 2009.

In order to gain experience, Professor Frankel worked at Burrill Lake, Irrawang, and Elizabeth Farm in New South Wales and at Kauri Point in New Zealand, as well as in Israel, Greece, Cyprus, and Jordan, before embarking on his own career as a field director. His dissertation was a ground-breaking analytical survey of the White Painted Ware...

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Further Reading

  1. Bird, C.F.M. & D. Frankel. 2005. An archaeology of Gariwerd. From Pleistocene to Holocene in western Victoria. St Lucia: University of Queensland.Google Scholar
  2. Frankel, D. 1974. Middle Cypriot white painted pottery: an analytical study of the decoration (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology XLII). Göteborg: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar
  3. - 1991. Remains to be seen: archaeological insights into Australian prehistory. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.Google Scholar
  4. Frankel, D. & J.W. Rhoads. (ed.) 1994. Archaeology of a coastal exchange system: sites and ceramics in the Gulf of Papua. Canberra: Australian National University.Google Scholar
  5. Frankel, D. & J.M. Webb. 2006. Marki Alonia. An early and Middle Bronze Age settlement in Cyprus. Excavations 1995–2000 (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology CXXIII:2). Sävedalen: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar
  6. - 2007. The Bronze Age cemeteries at Deneia in Cyprus (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology CXXXV). Sävedalen: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar
  7. Georgiou, G., J.M. Webb & D. Frankel. 2011. Psematismenos. An early Bronze Age cemetery in Cyprus. Nicosia: Department of Antiquities.Google Scholar
  8. Webb, J.M., D. Frankel, K.O. Eriksson & J.B. Hennessy. 2009. The Bronze Age cemeteries at Karmi Palealona and Lapatsa in Cyprus. Excavations by J.R.B. Stewart (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology CXXXVI). Sävedalen: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Historical and European StudiesLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia