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- Nationality: Slovak Republic
- 2012– PhD degree (Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague)
- 2006–2012 Master’s degree (Egyptology – Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague)
- 2008–2010 Master’s degree (Prehistoric and Early Mediaeval Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague)
- 2004–2008 Bachelor’s degree (Prehistoric and Early Mediaeval Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague)
- 2011– Researcher, Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague
- 2014–2017 Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
Grant projects (principal investigator)
- 2015-2016 Grant Agency of Charles University, Grant No. 38715 “Early copper metallurgy in Ancient Egypt – a case study of the material from Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig”
- 2015-2016 Internal Student Project of Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Grant No. FF_VG_2015_016 “Early copper metallurgy in Ancient Egypt – a case study of the material from Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien”
- 2012-2014 Grant Agency of Charles University, Grant No. 526112 “Ancient Egyptian copper objects up to the end of the Middle Kingdom”
I have presented papers and posters in more than 20 international conferences, including Busan (South Korea, BUMA IX – The Ninth International Conference on the Beginnings of the Use of Metals and Alloys in 2017); Cairo (Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology Conference in 2017); London (Current Research in Egyptology 2014); Milan (Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology 7 in 2017); Maastricht (23rd Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists in 2017); Naples (Current Research in Egyptology 2017); Prague (Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2015; 11th Tempeltagung — The Discourse between Tomb and Temple in 2017); Vienna (ICAANE 2016; Egypt at Its Origins 6 in 2017); Warsaw (Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology 6 in 2014).
2016 Honorable mention in the Best Student Poster Award competition, awarded by the Society for Archaeological Sciences (USA), 41st International Symposium of Archaeometry, Kalamata, Greece
I have been involved in the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University excavations at Abusir since 2009 on a regular basis (at least once a year), and since 2011 also in Sudan, at the Czech concession at Sabaloqa, Sixth Cataract. Since 2014, I have also participated in a project at Tell el-Retaba in Egypt (joint Polish-Slovak mission led by Professor Sławomir Rzepka from the Warsaw University and Dr. Jozef Hudec from Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava). In 2009, I took part in archaeological survey of the Sherabad district in Southern Uzbekistan, as a member of the mission of Institute of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University.
5 most important publications
- Odler, Martin, with contributions by Jiří Kmošek, Ján Dupej, Katarína Arias Kytnarová, Lucie Jirásková, Veronika Dulíková, Tereza Jamborová, S̆árka Msallamová, Kater̆ina S̆álková, and Martina Kmoníčková. 2016. Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools. Archaeopress Egyptology 14. Oxford, Archaeopress. Printed ISBN 9781784914424. Epublication ISBN 9781784914431.
- Kmošek, Jiří, Martin Odler et al. 2016. “Archaeometallurgical study of copper alloy tools and model tools from the Old Kingdom necropolis at Giza”, in Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools, (Archaeopress Egyptology 14, Oxford, Archaeopress), 238–248.
- Odler, Martin and Ján Dupej. 2016. “Morphometrical and statistical case study of Old Kingdom adze blades”, in Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools, (Archaeopress Egyptology 14, Oxford, Archaeopress), 248–260.
- Odler, Martin, and Marie Peterková Hlouchová. 2017. “‘May You Receive That Favourite Harpoon of Yours…’. Old Kingdom Spears/Harpoons and Their Contexts of Use.” Studien Zur Altägyptischen Kultur 46, 191–222.
- Odler, Martin and Veronika Dulíková. “Social Context of the Old Kingdom Copper Model Tools.” World Archaeology 47, No. 1, 94–116. doi:10.1080/00438243.2014.991805.