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Isabella Sjöström

Isabella Sjöström is an archaeologist with a particular interest in Anatolia and North Africa. She has excavated in the UK, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Libya, and currently works as a pottery specialist with the Sudan Archaeological Research Society in Sudan.

Isabella Sjöström is an archaeologist with a particular interest in Anatolia and North Africa. She has excavated in the UK, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Libya, and currently works as a pottery specialist with the Sudan Archaeological Research Society in Sudan.

In addition to excavating at a number of sites in northern Sudan, Isabella is working on a number of analyses of Nubian pottery from her work in Sudan, as well as on a study of the architecture and town plan of el Khandaq, and abandoned 18th century Sudanese mercantile hub. Having grown up in Turkey as a child and travelled widely across North Africa and the Middle East, Isabella speaks several languages fluently.

What first sparked your passion for archaeology?

Visiting archaeological sites with my parents when I was a child.

What does archaeology mean to you?

A fun career (most of the time). And a hobby too.

What is your favourite archaeological site?

Leptis Magna

How many tours have you led for Andante?

6 or 7 as guide, innumerable as Tour Manager

Have you written any books or featured in any TV programmes?

Tripolitania in Transition. (Avebury Press, 1993)


Upcoming tours

Andante Guide Lecturer

(4 tours)
Activity Level
Andante Guide Lecturer Isabella Sjöström
Duration
11 days
Price from
£3,365 £3,215
Next date
7 May 2022
Activity Level
Andante Guide Lecturer Isabella Sjöström
Duration
11 days
Price from
£3,365 £3,215
Next date
1 October 2022
Activity Level
Andante Guide Lecturer Isabella Sjöström
Duration
7 days
Price from
£2,645 £2,495
Next date
23 May 2022
Activity Level
Andante Guide Lecturer Isabella Sjöström
Duration
7 days
Price from
£2,645 £2,495
Next date
24 October 2022

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