Dr. Ana Tetruashvili

DAAD-Stipendiatin

Raum 2.017

Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
Kochstr. 4/18
91054 Erlangen

Fax: 09131 85-26394

E-Mail:atetruashvili@yahoo.com

 

 

 

  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Study of grinding stones and grinding installations
  • Study of the sickle inserts
  • Typological and use-wear analysis of stone artefacts

  • 1991
    Born in Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • 2005-2010
    Bachelor in Archaeology. Sokhumi State University, Georgia. Thesis Title:” Function of Mesolithic tool according to materials from Edzani Cave and Kotias Klde”.
  • 2013-2015
    Master in Archaeology. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia. Thesis Title: “Traceology, as the method determining the tool function (for the study of the stone point of Neolithic site Yankito 2)”.
  • 2015-2019
    Ph.D in Archaeology. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia. Thesis title “The Agriculture types on the Grakliani Hill”.
  • 2015-
    Member of the Archaeological Institute of the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
  • 2017-
    Lecturer of the subjects – Prehistory Archaeology (For bachelor degree students) and Archaeology of Georgia 1 (For Master degree students) at the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia.

  • Rustaveli-DAAD postdoctoral scholarship at the Erlangen-Nurnberg University, Germany (2021).
  • DAAD Programme “Ostpartnerschaften” grant at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany  (2020).
  • DAI (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) short term grant in Berlin Archaeological institute, Germany (2019).
  • Rustaveli-DAAD joint fellowship program at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany (2018).
  • Shota Rustaveli National Scientific Foundation doctoral grant, Georgia (2017-2019).
  • Erasmus+ one-semester exchange program at the Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Italy (2016).
  • Internship supported by the Government of Georgia at the Experimental-traceological Laboratory of Saint- Petersburg Institute for History and Material Culture. Saint- Petersburg, Russia (2014-15; 2017).

  • Research papers:
  • Typological and Functional study of sickle inserts from Central Caucasus (Based on the Materials from Grakliani Hill)”. Sidestone press, 2021. Link
  • Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age and Achaemenid Period Grinding Stones from Grakliani Hill (Based on Typological and use-wear study). Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences, Vol.13, n.2, 2019. Link
  • Tool for leather working (according to the stone pints from the Yankito 2). Georgian University press, N3, 2019.
  • Sickle inserts from Grakliani Hill. AWRANA Conference, beyond use-wear traces: on tools and people, Nice, France 29th May-1sy June 2018. Bulletin du Musee D’anthropologie Prehistorique de Monaco, N 58, Editions du musee d’anthropologie prehistorique de Monaco, 2018.
  • An interdisciplinary method of traceology and prospects of its usage in Archaeology. Spekali № 12. Electronic Bilingual Scholarly Peer-reviewed Journal Spekali of the Faculty of Humanities at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 2018.
  • Traceological electronic database of stone artifacts. International doctoral school in Digital Humanity, Proceedings, 24-27 February, Tbilisi, 2017.
  • Functional analysis of Burins (According to the materials from the site Yankito-2). Bolgar International Field School, Proceedings, Vol.3, Kazan-Bolgar, 2016.
  • Function of Burins. JIA- IX Jornadas de Jovenes en Investigacion Arqueologica, Libro de resumenes, Santander, Spain, 8-11 June, 2016.
  • Obsidian at Mesolithic sites in Georgia. International Obsidian Conference, Regional Aeolian Archaeological Museum Luigi Bernabo Brea, Program and abstract. Lipari, Italy, 1-3 June, 2016.
  • Technical, typological and traceological research of the microlithics and geometric tools from sites of Georgia. Bolgar International Field School, Proceedings, Vol.2, Kazan- Bolgar, 2015.
  • For the comparative analysis of some Mesolithic sites of Georgia. 5th international conference of Student-Archaeologists dedicated to Pitt Rivers; IvaneJavaxishvili Tbilisi State University – Faculty of Humanities Institute of Archaeology, collection of Abstracts, Tbilisi, 2013.
  • Books:
  • The Agriculture types on the Grakliani Hill (In the framework of the Archaeological and the Traceological researches of the stone industry). University Press, Tbilisi, ISBN 978-9941-13-796-9, 2018.

  • A. Tetruashvili/D. Dolaberidze, Grinding installations (preliminary results). 11th International Young Archaeologists Conference. Vardzia, Georgia (2019).
  • A. Tetruashvili, Sickle inserts from Grakliani Hill. AWRANA Conference, beyond use-wear traces: on tools and people. Nice, France (2018).
  • A. Tetruashvili,  Technical-typological and traceological research of stone tools (according to the materials from the site Grakliani Hill). Digital Humanity, Workshop, Goethe University. Frankfurt, Germany  (2017).
  • A. Tetruashvili/D. Dolaberidze, Sickles from Grakliani Hill (preliminary traceological results). 9th International Young Student Archaeologists Conference. Vardzia, Georgia (2017).
  • A. Tetruashvili, Functional analysis of Burins (According to the materials from the site Yankito-2). JIA- IX Jornadas de Jovenes en Investigation Arqueologica, Santander, Spain (2016).
  • A. Tetruashvili, The function of Mesolithic tools. 6th international conference of Student-Archaeologists dedicated to Pitt Rivers; Vardzia, Georgia, organized by the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (2014).
  • A. Tetruashvili/D. Dolaberidze, For the comparative analysis of some of the Mesolithic sites of Georgia. 5th international conference of Student-Archaeologists dedicated to Pitt Rivers; Vardzia, Georgia (2013).

  • 2017
    Archaeological survey on the territory of Chikiani Mount. Joint project between Ca’foscari University of Venice and Tbilisi State University. Georgia
  • 2015
    Second International Archaeological Field School in Bolgar, Expedition of Kazan State University and Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Reserve, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
  • 2014
    Archaeological excavation of the medieval period site Lesale. Joint project between Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia.
  • 2013-2014; 2017
    Archaeological excavation on the Upper Paleolithic site Satsurblia. Ireland-Israeli-Georgia joint archaeological Expedition. Wyaltubo, Georgia
  • 2013 
    Dmanisi Paleoanthropological Field School. Expedition of Georgian National Museum. Dmanisi, Georgia.
  • 2012; 2014-2017
    Archaeological excavation on the Antique period site Grakliani Gora. Expedition of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Igoeti, Georgia.
  • 2012
    Archaeological survey on the territory Vani. Joint project between Tbilisi State University and Michigan State University. Vani, Georgia.
  • 2011-2012
    Archaeological excavation on the late Bronze Age Tabakoni. Joint project between Sokhumi State University and Free University Berlin, Germany. Torsa, Georgia