Geiger Cajetan

Main Interests:

Geoarchaeology, Ancient Mining, Geology, Mineral Deposits, Archaeometallurgy, Archaeometry, Image Based 3D-Modelling, Geodesy, Technology transfer in Ancient Times; Urartu, Urartian Metal Technology and Mining


2017 – present M.A. in Economic and Raw Material Archaeology, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum

2013 – present B.Sc. in Geology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich and Technical University, Munich

2012 – 2017 B.A. in Near Eastern Archaeology and Assyriology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Field Work (selection):

2018-2019, 2020 MUAFS project, Sudan

2018 mining archaeological surveys in Columbia, Turkey, Iraq

2016 – 2017 excavations on Sai Island, Sudan

2014 – 2015 excavations in Gird i-Topzawa, Rowanduz, Kurdistan, Iraq

since 2014 Mining archaeological excavation and survey, Monte Calisio, Trento, Italy

2013 – 2014 Surveys on Neolithic Linear Pottery, Dillingen/Höchstädt, Germany

since 2014  Several geophysical prospections in Iraq, Russia, Italy and Germany

since 2013 Geological field mapping in Austria, Spain, Greece, Italy, USA, Iraq

since 2013 Object photography and 3D-scanning