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Department of History and Archaeology


Assistant Professor of Roman Archaeology 

Stylianos E. Katakis holds a first degree in history and archaeology (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and – after a one-year research scholarship at the University of Bonn (Germany) – a D.Phil in classical archaeology (also at Athens). He has worked for the Greek Ministry of Culture as curator of Antiquities at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Eubeoa. From 2009 he teaches archaeology of the Classical, Hellenistic and mainly Roman periods at the Department of History and Archaeology in Athens. He is co-director of the excavation at the alleged Roman Balneum in Rafina (Attica) and at the city and the Sanctuary of Asklepios in Epidauros.

Research interests

  • Greek and Roman archaeology
  • Roman Sculpture
  • Attic Sarcophagi
  • Transition to Late Antiquity

Select publications

Most of his publications may be found on

  • Epidauros: The Sculpture of the Roman Period from the Sanctuary of Apollo Maleatas and Asklepios. Athens 2002: The Archaeological Society at Athens (in Greek with a summary in German)
  • Roman Sarcophagi in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens. I. Attic Sarcophagi with Garlands, Erotes and Dionysiac Themes, in the series Corpus Signorum Imperii RomaniGreeceI, 2 (forthcoming): Academy of Athens