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Dr. Frauke Kenkel has been director of the German Protestant Institute in Amman since October 2013. She studied Classical Archaeology, Archaeology of the Roman Provinces and Ethnology in Cologne and Bonn. She specialises in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine period, especially in the pottery of North Jordan and the late antique "fine wares" of the eastern Mediterranean.
Dr. Kenkel formerly worked on excavations in and around Cologne and as a research assistant at the Biblical Archaeological Institute Wuppertal and the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Cologne. She was also active in projects in Turkey and Mexico (Yucatan). Since 2008 she is working on the "Gadara Region Project" and is entrusted with the work on the finds. This project focuses on the research of the Wadi el-Arab and the excavation of Tall Zira'a in Northern Jordan.
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