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Tsartsidou Georgia, Phytolith Specialist

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Georgia Tsartsidou

Phytolith Specialist

Department of Anthropology


Georgia Tsartsidou is an archaeologist-archaeobotanist at the Ephorate of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology of the Greek Ministry of Culture, having received their PhD at the University of Thessaloniki. Their primary research interests are ethno-geoarchaeological studies, and the application of phytolith analysis to prehistoric sites of Greece, Cyprus, Hungary, Albania, and Turkey, and is a key member of the European Research Council funded PLANTCULT project, dedicated to the exploring prehistoric cuisines of Europe, in particular their plant ingredients and their transformation into meals. Dr Tsartsidou has been a publishing member of the Stelida team since 2017. Dr Tsartsidou can be contacted at