Tom Maltas, BSc MSc Ph.D.

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Eintrag im Personalverzeichnis: u:find

Forschungsinformationssystem der Universität Wien: u:cris

Research interests

  • Farming and society in prehistory
  • Agricultural responses to climate change
  • Emergent wealth inequality and urbanisation
  • Bronze and Iron Age Mediterranean
  • Practical archaeobotany (including stable isotope analysis and functional weed ecology)



  • 2022 – DPhil Archaeological Science, University of Oxford. Thesis titled: ‘Agriculture and citadel in the Bronze Age Aegean: the view from western Anatolia’
  • 2017 – MSc Environmental Archaeology and Palaeoeconomy, University of Sheffield
  • 2016 – BSc Archaeology, University of Sheffield



  • Since 2022: Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Archaeology, Migration and the Making of the Ancient Greek World (MIGMAG), Institute for Classical Archaeology, University of Vienna.
  • 2022-23: Early Career Research Associate, School of Archaeology, University of Oxford.




  • 2022  Maltas, T., Şahoğlu, V., Erkanal, H. and Tuncel, R. ‘Prehistoric farming settlements in western Anatolia: archaeobotanical insights into the Late Chalcolithic of the Izmir region, Turkey’. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, 34 (2). 252-77

Monograph chapters

  • 2017  Maltas, T. ‘Charred Plant Remains from a Tree Throw in Trench 24, Blick Mead’. In: Jacques, D. (ed), Blick Mead: exploring the ‘first place’ in the Stonehenge landscape. Oxford: Peter Lang. 65-66