Matei Tichindelean







Education

B.A. Classical Civilizations and German Studies, University of Arizona

M.A. Egyptology, University of Liverpool

M.A. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University, Bloomington

Areas of Interest

The study of ancient Egyptian peripheral populations and their contribution to the Egyptian economy.

Profile

Matei Tichindelean was born in Transylvania, Romania. After receiving BAs in both classical civilizations and German studies from the University of Arizona, he received an MA in Egyptology from the University of Liverpool, UK. His MA thesis, under supervision of Ian Shaw and Steven Snape, focused on the Egyptian army and the technological and social changes that occurred after the introduction of the chariot. He continued his graduate education at Indiana University, Bloomington for his second Masters, where his thesis combined three-dimensional modelling and recording techniques to recontextualize Egyptian Amarna Period statuary. Matei has had a variety of archaeological experiences, working for projects such as the South Asasif Conservation Project and the Tausert Temple Project, both in Luxor, Egypt, survey projects in the American Southwest, as well as a Roman settlement excavation in Transylvania, Romania. His current interest is the study of ancient Egyptian peripheral populations and their contribution to the Egyptian economy.

Publications

Tichindelean, Matei. 2019. “Digital Reconstruction of the Akhenaten Torso in the Brooklyn Museum”. Studies in Digital Heritage 3 (1), 16-39. https://doi.org/10.14434/sdh.v3i1.27179.