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Federica Lume Pereira, M.A.

Federica Lume Pereira, M.A.


  • Ph.D. Candidate (GPTS 5)
  • Associate MC 8.2

Contact information

Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 017
69115 Heidelberg


About Federica Lume Pereira

Research Interests:

  • Archaeology and Anthropology of the Near and Middle East, South Asia and the Americas
  • Museum Studies
  • Heritage Studies 

Curriculum vitae

October 2013 (ongoing): Ph.D. Candidate of the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies 5

Title of the Project: "Transfer of Knowledge and Material between the Near East and South Asia in the Late 4th and 3rd Millennia B.C."


Research Experience and Training

2012   M.A. in Near Eastern Archaeology, Pre- and Protohistory and Assyriology at Heidelberg University - Thesis: “Ritzzeichen auf  Keramikgefäßen aus Tuttul/Tall Bi’a (Syrien)”

2005 - 2011  Student assistant to the project "Edition Literarischer Keilschrifttexte aus Assur", Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Project-leader: Prof. Dr. Stefan M. Maul (Seminar für Sprachen und Kulturen des Vorderen Orients)

Archaeological Fieldwork (selection)

2014   Archaeological campaign in Gonur Depe (Turkmenistan) - Russian Academy of Science and Bern University

2011   Archaeological survey in Guandacol, La Rioja (Argentina)  - CONICET, Mendoza

2009   Archaeological campaign in Tel Afis (Syria) - Dipartimento di scienze dell'antichitá, Universitá degli Studi di Firenze

2006   Archaeological campaign in Küllüöba (Turkey) - Arkeoloji Bölümü, Edebiyat Fakültesi, İstanbul Ünivesitesi

Professional Experience (selection)

2013   Assistant curator Near Eastern Antiquities Wing of the „Sammlung Antike“, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe – Hamburg, Germany

2011   Simultaneous interpreter (German-Spanish) at the „Secretaría de Relaciones Internacionales e Integración Regional Universitaria“  Universidad Nacional de Cuyo – Mendoza, Argentina

2011   German language teacher at the PASCH (Partnerschule des Deutschen Bundes) „Colegio Anglo Alemán Konrad Lorenz“ –Mendoza, Argentina

2008 - 2010   Tutor at the Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Vorderasiatische Archäologie, ZAW, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Conferences and Workshops (selection)

2015  "Transfer of Knowledge between the Near East and South Asia in the 3rd Millennium BC - Two Case Studies", International Workshop "Impacts on Transportation - costs, politics and archaeological evidence", 16. - 18. April, Bonn, Germany

2015  “Beads on a String – Gonur Depe (Turkmenistan) and its role in the MAIS”, IWH Symposium Appropriating Innovations – Entangled Knowledge in Eurasia, 5000 – 1500 BCE, 15. - 17. January, Heidelberg, Gemrnay

2010  „Incised marks on ceramic vessels from Tuttul/Tall Bi’a“
Venue: International Workshop „Doors of Perception: Gateways of Transcultural Interaction in the Ancient Near East“, 7. - 9. July, Heidelberg, Germany

Selected publications

Strauß, R. / Lume, F., Join Inventarnummer 1867/c. Konkordanz der hethitischen Texte: S. Košak, hethiter.net/: hetkonk (v. 1.86), 2007.

Lume, F., Ritzzeichen auf Keramikgefäßen aus Tuttul/Tall Bi'a (Syrien) in Strommenger, E., Tall Bi’a / Tuttul X. Die altorientalische Keramik, WVDOG (…), (in preparation).