Urgeschichte und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie

Dr. Mohsen Zeidi

Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment (SHEP) &
Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology
University of Tübingen
Schlosshohnetübinge, Burgstige 11
72070 Tübingen

Tel: 07071-29-78917

E-mail: mohsen.zeidispam prevention@ifu.uni-tuebingen.de

Main Research Interests

Archaeology of the Terminal Pleistocene and Early Holocene in Iran and the Near East, Lithic Technology, Paleoenvironmental studies, Ethnoarchaeology

Academic Background

2014 Dr. rer. nat. University Of Tübingen, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology
Dissertation: The Early Holocene Human Adaptations in the Foothills of the Zagros Mountains, Western Iran.
2004 M. A. in Prehistoric Archaeology. University of Tehran.
Dissertation: Settlement Pattern and Population Fluctuations from Prehistoric to the Islamic Period in the Kur River Valleys, Northwest of Fars Province (In Persian).
2001 B. A. in Archaeology. University of Tehran.


2011- Present Gesellschaft für Urgeschichte (GFU). Urgeschichte Museum in Blaubeuren, Germany.
2011- Present Society for Iranian Archaeology.

Field Experience

Selected Publications and Contributions

Book (in English)

Book (in Persian)

Papers (in Persian)

Papers in Collective Volume (in Persian)

Papers (in English)

Contributions (in Deutsch)

Book review (in English)

Conference Proceedings

Poster Presentations

Oral Presentations

Attended Workshops


  • Archaeological excavation and survey
  • Lithic and ceramic illustration
  • GIS software and mapping
  • Microsoft Office

Former Activities

2005-2007 Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR), Department of Prehistory, Researcher.
2004 Persepolis ceramic data bank. Supervisor.
2002-2003 Research Center for Archaeological Surveys, National Museum of Iran. Member.