Maria Mina is a Ph.D student in Aegean Prehistory. She earned her B.A. in Archeology and Art History from the University of Athens and her M.A. in Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology from the University of Groningen. Her research interests include the mortuary practices of Middle and Late Bronze Age mainland Greece, as well as occupation and outdoor spaces in Late Minoan Crete. She has conducted fieldwork and survey projects in mainland Greece (Ayios Vasileios Survey project, Marathon and Pylos), on Crete (Gaidourofas, Stavromenos) and on the Aegean islands of Iraklia (ICEP project) and Kos (Kardamaina). She also participated in the processing of the pottery from the Gypsades Project at Knossos. Moreover, she was also co-organiser of an Ethnoarchaeological project on Crete conducted on behalf of the University of Groningen. At the moment she is working on her Ph.D. thesis, named "Minoan Palaces and Feasting: a View from Galatas Datasets."
Masters : University of Groningen Netherlands, 2017 (Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology)
Bachelors : National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece, 2015 (History and Archaeology (specialization in Archaeology and History of Art))