The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut nĂ©erlandais du Proche-Orient

Erkan Konyar is Associate Professor at Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Ancient History. His specialisation is in Urartian and Northwest Iranian Archaeology.

He is currently working on the findings of the Early Iron and Middle Iron Age Centers such as Hasanlu, Dinkhatepe and Kordlartepe in Northwestern Iran for the Tehran National History Museum. In addition, during his stay in Leiden he is working on editing a collective volume.