Axel W. Persson
| Uppsala University|
Ages and days in Cyprus
| 30 October 1897
Orebro, Sweden (1897-10-30) |
The Swedish Institute at Rome; Lund University
Study of Cypriot Bichrome ware; Early Rome
January 8, 1988, Lund, Sweden
Einar Gjerstad Wikipedia
Einar Nilson Gjerstad (30 October 1897, Örebro – 8 January 1988, Lund) was a Swedish archaeologist of the ancient Mediterranean, particularly known for his work on Cyprus, as well as his studies of early Rome.
From 1927 until 1931 Gjerstad carried out excavations on Cyprus. From 1935 until 1940, Gjerstad served as director the Swedish Institute at Rome. When Gjerstad left Rome in 1940, he assumed the position of Professor of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Lund University.
He was a pioneer in the study of Cypriot Bichrome ware.
A street has been named after him in Larnaca, Cyprus. (It is adjacent to the Bamboula archaeological site of Kition.)1926 Studies on Prehistoric Cyprus
1934 The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: Finds and Results of the Excavation in Cyprus 1927-1931. Vol. I
1935 The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: Finds and Results of the Excavation in Cyprus 1927-1931. Vol. II
1937 The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: Finds and Results of the Excavation in Cyprus 1927-1931. Vol. III
1953 Early Rome Vol. I: Stratigraphical researches in the Forum Romanum and along the Sacra Via
1956 Early Rome Vol. II: The tombs
1960 Early Rome Vol. III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
1962 Legends and Facts of Early Roman History
1966 Early Rome Vol. IV: Synthesis of archaeological evidence
1973 Early Rome Vol. V: The written sources
1973 Early Rome Vol. VI: Historical survey
1980 Ages and Days in Cyprus, Paul Åström, Göteborg.