Mgr. et Mgr. Martin Odler

 

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Martin Odler is a PhD candidate of the Czech Institute of Egyptology at Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague. He specializes in the social context of crafts in Ancient Egypt, especially metallurgy of copper and bronze. The thesis has a title “The social context of copper in Ancient Egypt down to the end of Middle Kingdom” and is supervised by Professor Miroslav Bárta.

Martin Odler is taking part in the missions of the Czech Institute of Egyptology in Abusir since 2009 and in Sudan since 2011, working mostly as a field archaeologist and a surveyor.

He is the founder and administrator of the official YouTube channel and official Facebook page of the Czech Institute of Egyptology.

He is a member of the board of trustees of Slovak Egyptological foundation Aigyptos and participating in its project at Tell el-Retaba in Egypt (joint Polish-Slovak mission, lead by Professor Sławomir Rzepka from the Warsaw University and Jozef Hudec from Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava).

Martin Odler has studied also Early Mediaeval Archaeology and Classical Archaeology. His theses and articles dealt with Early Mediaeval settlements located in present-day area of Slovak Republic. He also took part in the survey project of the Institute of Classical Archaeology in southern Uzbekistan.

He is a co-author of the Slovak translation of the Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics, together with mediaevist Evina Stein.

 

Education

Since 2012 PhD. study of Egyptology at the Charles University in Prague (thesis The social context of copper in Ancient Egypt down to the end of Middle Kingdom, supervised by Prof. M. Bárta)
2006–2012 master studies in Egyptology and Classical Archaeology in the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (M.A. thesis Copper Implements in Egypt during the 3rd Millenium, mentor prof. M. Bárta)
2008–2010 master studies in Prehistorical and Early Medieval Archaeology in the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (M.A. thesis The Case Study of Early Mediaeval Settlement during the Period of Avar Khaganate in South-western Slovakia, mentor doc. J. Zábojník)
2004–2008 bachelor studies in Prehistorical and Early Medieval Archaeology in the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (bachelor thesis The Case Study of Early Medieval Settlement in North-western Slovakia, mentor prof. J. Klápště)

Research projects

2012–2014: Ancient Egyptian metal objects down to the end of Middle Kingdom (Grant Agency of Charles University No. 526112)

2015–2016: Early copper metallurgy in Ancient Egypt – case study of the material from Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig (Grant Agency of Charles University No. 38715)

2015–2016: Early copper metallurgy in Ancient Egypt – case study of the material from Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Internal grant of Faculty of Arts, Charles University No. FF_VG_2015_016)

Bibliography

Monographs

Chapters in monographs and in the proceedings

  • Kmošek, J. – Odler, M. et al., Archaeometallurgical study of copper alloy tools and model tools from the Old Kingdom necropolis at Giza. In M. Odler, Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools, pp. 238–248. Archaeopress Egyptology 14. Archaeopress: Oxford 2016.
  • Odler, M. – Dupej, J., Morphometrical and statistical case study of Old Kingdom adze blades. In M. Odler, Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools, pp. 248–260. Archaeopress Egyptology 14. Archaeopress: Oxford 2016.
  • Odler, M., A Travelogue of the Slovak Poet Rudolf Fabry “Salam Alekum: Stories from Old and New Egypt (1958)”, in: A. Jůnová Macková, L. Storchová, L. Jůn (eds.), Egypt and Austria X. Visualizing the Orient: Central Europe and the Near East in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 45 – 60. AMU – FAMU: Prague 2016.
  • Hudáková, Ľ. – Odler, M. The Travelogue of the First Slovak Cleric in Egypt – Ján Roháček (1910), in: Ľ. Hudáková – J. Hudec (eds.), Egypt and Austria IX, Perception of the Orient in Central Europe (1800–1918), Proceedings of the Symposium held at Betliar, Slovakia (October 21st to 24th, 2013), 114 – 137. Nadácia Aigyptos: Kraków, 2016.

Journal articles

  • Odler, M. – Kmošek, J. a kol., Staroegyptské měděné a bronzové artefakty v Egyptském muzeu Lipské univerzity. Průběžná zpráva o projektu, Pražské egyptologické studie XVI, 2016, 37–46.
  • Odler, M. – Hudáková, Ľ., Neither Leisure Class nor Colonialists: Pre-Great War Slovak Travelers in Egypt, Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 8, 2016, 49–59.
  • Odler, M. – Dulíková, V. 2015: Social Context of the Old Kingdom copper model tools, World Archaeology 47 (1), pp. 94–116, DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2014.991805.
  • Odler, M. 2015: Copper Model Tools in Old Kingdom Female Burials. In: M. S. Pinarello; J. Yoo; J. Lundock; C. Walsh (eds). Current Research in Egyptology 2014: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium, Oxford: Oxbow Books, 39–58.
  • Varadzinová Suková, L. – Sůvová, Z. – Cílek, V. – Odler, M. – Pokorný, P. – Varadzin, L. 2015: Diskovité korálky ze skořápek pštrosích vajec z mezolitického sídliště Sfinga (SKB.W-60) v pohoří Sabaloka (centrální Súdán), Pražské egyptologické studie XIV, s. 66-71.
  • Dulíková, V. – Odler, M. – Březinová, H. – Havelková, P. 2015: A burial with a stamp seal depicting a Bes-like figure from Abusir, Prague Egyptological Studies XV, pp. 69-75.
  • Krejčí, J. – Arias Kytnarová, K. – Odler, M. 2015: Archaeological excavation of the mastaba of Queen Khentkaus III (tomb AC 30) in Abusir, Prague Egyptological Studies XV, pp.28-42.
  • Kmošek, J. – Jamborová, T. – Msallamová, Š. – Odler, M. 2015: Raná metalurgie mědi ve starověkém Egyptě Případová studie na materiálu z Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig, poster prezentovaný na Konferenci restaurátorů-konzervátorů v Plzni 2015
  • Odler, M. – Kmošek, J. 2015: Aktuelle Forschungen: Eine Kooperation Prag – Leipzig, postery prezentované na výstavě Gegossene Götter v Ägyptisches Museum – Georg Steindorff – der Universität Leipzig, 11. 12. 2015 – 29. 5. 2015
  • Odler, M. – Kmošek, J. 2014: Bronzové fragmenty z Usli (Sudán), Pražské egyptologické studie XIII, s. 56–60.
  • Odler, M. – Dulíková, V. – L. Juřičková 2013: Molluscs from the Stone and Mud-brick Tombs in Abusir (Egypt) and the Provenance of so-called “Nile-mudInterdisciplinaria Archaeologica 4(1), s. 9–22.
  • Odler, M. 2012: Kráľovské súvislosti medi v Ranodynastickej dobe a Starej ríši, Pražské egyptologické studie IX, s. 60-70.
  • Dulíková, Veronika – Odler, Martin – Havelková, Petra 2011: Archeologický výzkum hrobky lékaře Neferherptaha, Pražské egyptologické studie VIII, s. 9-16.
  • Odler, M. 2011: Svedectvo prameňov z Abúsíru o hrnčiarskom kruhu v Starej ríši, in: L. Pecha (Ed.), Orientalia Antiqua Nova XI, 2011, Plzeň, 103-111.

Updated 5.12.2016

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