Frankel, David

  • Jennifer M. WebbEmail author
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Basic Biographical Information

David Frankel is an Australian archaeologist with expertise in the prehistory of Australia, New Guinea, and Cyprus (Fig. 1). He was born in Johannesburg in 1946 and moved to Australia in 1963. He received his BA (1970) and MA (1973) in archaeology from Sydney University and his PhD from Gothenburg University, Sweden, in 1975. From 1975 to 1978, he worked in the Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities at the British Museum, before taking a lectureship at La Trobe University in Melbourne in 1978. He was appointed senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology in 1982, reader in 1992, and professor in 2009. He retired in 2013 and was appointed emeritus professor.
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  1. Bird, C.F.M., and D. Frankel. 2005. An archaeology of Gariwerd. From Pleistocene to Holocene in Western Victoria. St Lucia: University of Queensland.Google Scholar
  2. Frankel, D. 1991. Remains to be seen: Archaeological insights into Australian prehistory. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.Google Scholar
  3. Frankel, D. 2017. Between the Murray and the sea: Aboriginal archaeology in South-Eastern Australia. Sydney: Sydney University Press.Google Scholar
  4. Frankel, D., and J.M. Webb. 2006. Marki Alonia. An Early and Middle Bronze Age settlement in Cyprus. Excavations 1995–2000, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 123:2. Sävedalen: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar
  5. Frankel, D., and J.M. Webb. 2007. The Bronze Age cemeteries at Deneia in Cyprus, Studies in Mediterranean archaeology 135. Sävedalen: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar
  6. Georgiou, G., J.M. Webb, and D. Frankel. 2011. Psematismenos. An Early Bronze Age cemetery in Cyprus. Nicosia: Department of Antiquities.Google Scholar
  7. Webb, J.M., and D. Frankel. 2013. Ambelikou Aletri. Metallurgy and pottery production in Middle Bronze Age Cyprus, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology 138. Uppsala: Åströms förlag.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Humanities and Social SciencesLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Claire Smith
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  1. 1.Department of ArchaeologyFlinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia