Dr. Anton Gass

Anton Gass studied Prehistoric Archaeology at the North Kazakhstan State University (Kazakhstan) and the Freie-Universität Berlin. After graduating he conducted research as a doctoral fellow in Group (A-I-1) Pyramids of the Steppe. In June of 2012 he successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Das Siebenstromland zwischen Bronze- und Früheisenzeit. Eine Regionalstudie” (The Land of Seven Rivers from the Bronze to the Early Iron Age. A Regional Study), and subsequently received a postdoctoral interim grant from Topoi. Since November 2012 he has worked as a research associate on the project “Scythian-Period Tombs” in research group (B-2) XXL – Monumentalized Knowledge. He is also coordinator of the PhD program Material Cultures and Object Studies (MaCOS) at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS).