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Lothar Von Falkenhausen


Ph.D., Harvard University, 1988

Office: Fowler A344
Phone: (310) 825-6046
Fax: 310-206-4723
E-mail: lothar@humnet.ucla.edu

Mailing Address:

Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
308 Charles E Young Dr. North
A210 Fowler Building/Box 951510
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1510

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UCLA Appointments

Department of Art History and Associate Director, Cotsen Institute

Research Interests

Archaeology of China, East and Inner Asia, coordination of archaeological materials and historical sources on ancient China, economic history and history of science and technology

Research Summary

Since 1999, Professor von Falkenhausen has served as the American co-PI of the ongoing UCLA-Peking University Joint Project on Landscape Archaeology and Ancient Salt Production in the Sichuan Region. Excavations are in progress at Zhongba, a deeply stratified site located next to a brine well that was industrially exploited until 1964.

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