Peter Pavúk



Doc.PhDr. Peter Pavúk, PhD.



  • Director of the Institute

Telephone:  (+420) 221619756


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Doc. PhDr. Peter Pavúk, Ph.D. studied Prehistory, Medieval and Classical Archaeology at the Charles University, Prague. He earned his PhD with Magna Cum Laude at Eberhard-Karls-Universität in Tübingen, Germany. Between 2009-2010 he was Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. In 2012 he was conferred habilitation (Doc.) at the Komenský University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Since 2013 he serves as the director of the Insitute of Classical Archaeology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague.

His specialization is Aegean and Anatolian Bronze Age with overreach to the Balkans and Central Europe. In his field he focuses on the pottery studies, chronology and cultural interrelations. Apart from the excavations at Troy he also participated in the research projects on the island of Samothrace, in Pergamum and elsewhere. Currently he is involved in the projects in the western Turkey at Kaymakçı and at Sardis. He worked on many grant projects, actively participates in numerous international conferences and publishes in scientific journals. He is a member of the European Association of Archaeologists, Czech Archaeological Society, Slovak Archaeological Society, and a corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute. Recipient of the Michael Ventris Award.

Full CV

Selected Publications

MonographsEdited monographsArticles
  • J. Mynářová – P. Onderka – P. Pavúk, The Deir el-Medina and Jaroslav Černý Collections II: Pottery. EMMNP 25 (Prague : National Museum 2018). 220 pp. ISBN: 978-80-7036-585-4
  • P. Pavúk, Troia VI Früh und Mitte. Keramik, Stratigraphie, Chronologie. Studia Troica Monographien 3 (Bonn : Habelt, 2014). 696 pp. ISBN: 978-3-7749-3944-8
  • P. Pavúk – B. Horejs, Mittel und spätbronzezeitliche Keramik Griechenlands. Sammlung Fritz Schachermeyr III. Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Klasse, Denkschriften 439. Veröffentlichungen der Mykenischen Kommission 31 (Wien : Verlag der ÖAW, 2012). 226 pp. ISBN 978-3-7001-7086-0
  • M. Pieniążek ‒ P. Pavúk ‒ D. Thumm-Doğrayan ‒ E. Pernicka (Hrsg.), Troia 1987–2012: Grabungen und Forschungen III. Die Spätbronzezeitlichen Schichten. Studia Troica Monographien 7 (Bonn : Habelt, forthcoming).
  • R. Kim – J. Mynářová – P. Pavúk – P. Zemánek (eds.), Hrozný a Hittite: The First Hundred Years. . Proceedings of the International Conference Held at Charles University, Prague, 11–14 November 2015. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 107 (Leiden : Brill, 2020). pp. 676. ISBN: 978-90-04-41311-5 (print), 978-90-04-41312-2 (online), DOI:
  • J. Mellnerová Šuteková – M. Bača – P. Pavúk (eds.), SALVE, EDVARDE! A Toast to the Jubilee of Professor E. Krekovič. Edited volume on the occasion of the jubilee of prof. PhDr. Eduard Krekovič, CSc. Studia Archaeologica et Mediaevalia XII (Bratislava : Faculty of Arts, 2019) 228 pp. ISBN 978-80-223-4650-4 (print), 978-80-223-4651-1 (online)
  • P. Pavúk – V. Klontza-Jaklová – A. Harding (eds.), ΕΥΔΑΙΜΩΝ. Studies in honour of Jan Bouzek. Opera Facultatis philosophicae Universitatis Carolinae Pragensis XVIII (Prague : Faculty of Arts, 2018) 574 pp. ISBN 978-80-7308-767-8
  • E. Gorogianni – P. Pavúk – L. Girella (eds.), Beyond Thalassocracies. Understanding Processes of Minoanisation and Mycenaeanisation in the Aegean (Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2016) 224 pp. ISBN 978-1-78570-203-7
  • J. Mynářová – P. Onderka – P. Pavúk (eds.), There and Back Again – the Crossroads II. Proceedings of an International Conference Held in Prague, September 15–18, 2014 (Prague : Faculty of Arts, 2015) 556 pp. ISBN 978-80-7308-575-9
  • J. Šuteková – P. Pavúk – P. Kalábková – B. Kovár (eds.), PANTA RHEI. Studies in Chronology and Cultural Development of the South-Eastern and Central Europe in Earlier Prehistory Presented to Juraj Pavúk on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday. Studia Archaeologica et Mediaevalia XI (Bratislava : Faculty of Arts, 2010) 622 pp. ISBN 978-80-223-2979-8
  • B. Horejs – R. Jung – P. Pavúk (eds.), Analysing Pottery. Processing – Classification – Publication. Studia Archaeologica et Mediaevalia X (Bratislava : Faculty of Arts, 2010) 324 pp. ISBN 978-80-223-2748-0
  • L. Girella – P. Pavúk – M. Pieniążek, Past and Present: Defining Identities and Memory Along the East Aegean and West Anatolian Interface. In: Elisabetta Borgna – Ilaria Caloi – Filippo Carinci – Robert Laffineur (eds.), MNEME. Past and Memory in the Aegean Bronze Age. 17th International Aegean Conference held at the University of Udine, Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage and at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Humanities on 17–21 April 2018. Aegaeum 43 (Leuven-Liège 2019) 523–532. ISSN:0776-3808 EID: 2-s2.0-85066813899
  • D. Thumm-Doğrayan – P. Pavúk – M. Pieniążek, Economy and storage strategies at Troy. In: D. Garcia – R. Orgeolet – M. Pomadère – J. Zurbach (eds.), Country in the city. Forms and functions of agro-pastoral activities in Mediterranean pre-Classical cities (Aegean and Western Mediterranean Protohistory). Conference held in Marseilles, 16–17. October 2014 (Oxford, 2019) 169–187.
  • M. Pieniążek – C. H. Roosevelt – C. Luke – P. Pavúk, Of Networks and Knives: A Bronze Knife with Herringbone Decoration from the Citadel of Kaymakçi (Western Anatolia). Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt 49/2 (2019) 197–214. ISSN 0342-734X EID: 2-s2.0-85072196952; WOS:000491214000003
  • P. Pavúk – B. Horejs, Ceramics, Surveys, and Connectivity in Western Anatolia: The Middle and Late Bronze Age Bakırçay/Kaikos Valley Restudied. Egypt and Levant 28 (2018) 461–490. DOI:10.1553/AEundL28s457
  • H. Roosevelt ‒ C. Luke ‒ S. Ünlüsoy ‒ C. Çakırlar ‒ J.M. Marston ‒ C.R. O’Grady ‒ P. Pavúk ‒ M. Pieniążek ‒ J. Mokrišová ‒ C. Scott ‒ N. Shin ‒ F. Slim, Exploring Space, Economy, and Interregional Interaction at a Second-Millennium B.C.E. Citadel in Central Western Anatolia: 2014–2017 Research at Kaymakçı. American Journal of Archaeology 122/4 (2018) 645–688. DOI: 10.3764/aja.122.4.0645; WOS:000472950200006
  • L. Girella – P. Pavúk, The Nature of Minoan and Mycenaean Involvement in the North-eastern Aegean. In: E. Gorogianni – P. Pavúk – L. Girella (eds): Beyond Thalassocracies. Understanding Processes of Minoanisation and Mycenaeanisation in the Aegean (Oxford 2016) 15–42.
  • K. Petriščáková – P. Pavúk – D. Baštová – M. Šmolíková, Pohrebisko staršej únětickej kultúry z Prahy-Ruzyně. Príspevok k počiatkom doby bronzovej v Čechách – Early Únětice Culture Cemetery at Praha-Ruzyně. On the beginnings of the Bronze Age in Bohemia. Studia Hercynia XIX (2015) 25–53.
  • P. Pavúk, Between the Aegean and the Hittites: The Western Anatolia in Second Millennium BC. In: N. Stampolidis – Ç. Maner – K. Kopanias (eds.): NOSTOI. Indigenous Culture, Migration and Integration in the Aegean Islands and Western Anatolia during the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age. Koç University Press 58 (Istanbul 2015) 81‒114.
  • L. Girella – P. Pavúk, Minoanisation, Acculturation, Hybridisation: The Evidence of the Minoan Presence in Northeastern Aegean between Middle and Late Bronze Age. In: N. Stampolidis – Ç. Maner – K. Kopanias (eds.): NOSTOI. Indigenous Culture, Migration and Integration in the Aegean Islands and Western Anatolia during the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age. Koç University Press 58 (Istanbul 2015) 387‒420.
  • P. Pavúk – M. Pieniążek – S. Riehl, Troy and the Troad in the Second Millennium: Changing Patterns of Landscape Use. In: G. Touchais – Laffineur, R. – Rougemont, F. (eds.): PHYSIS. Natural environment and human interaction in the prehistoric Aegean. 14th International Aegean Conference held in Paris, 11‒14 December 2012. Aegaeum 37 (Leuven-Liège 2014) 111‒124. EID: 2-s2.0-84924353753
  • P. Pavúk, Of Spools and Discoid Loom-Weights: Aegean-Type Weaving at Troy Revisited. In: M.-L. Nosch – R. Laffineur (eds.): KOSMOS. Jewellery, Adornment and Textiles in the Aegean Bronze Age. 13th International Aegean Conference held at the University of Copenhagen, 19‒23 April 2010 (Leuven-Liège 2012) 121‒130.


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