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Irene Vikatou

PhD candidate / Guest

E. Vikatou
+31 71 527 2727

Office days

Irene Vikatou is often abroad for archival research and fieldwork. When she is in Leiden, she is usually in on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.


Irene Vikatou studied Biology at the University of Athens and completed an M.Sc. in Osteoarchaeology and Funerary Archaeology at Leiden University in 2013. Her field of expertise is analysis of human skeletal remains from archaeological excavations, focusing on pathological lesions caused by external factors, such as strenuous physical activity. Since May 2017, Irene is working as a research assistant for Prof.dr. Ann Brysbaert, on the Set in Stone Project. 

Curriculum vitae

2013: M.Sc. in Archeology, department of Osteoarchaeology and Funerary Archaeology, Leiden University (LU), the Netherlands

Final thesis: Are these clogs made for walking: Osteochondritis Dissecans: Evidence of strenuous activity and trauma in skeletal elements of the foot from a post-medieval rural society in the Netherlands

2011: B.Sc. in Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), Greece

Final thesis: Evaluation of upper limbs differential equations used as sexing tool on archaeological skeletal remains

PhD candidate / Guest

  • Faculteit Archeologie
  • Archaeological Sciences
  • Material Culture Studies

Work address

Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden



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