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Brita Lorentzen

UGA Arch
Assistant Professor
Research Interests:
  • Kanienʼkehá꞉ka (Mohawk)
  • Chronology
  • Bayesian chronological modeling
  • Radiocarbon data
  • Dendrochronology
  • Akko  (city)
  • Levant  (region in Asia, area in Eastern Mediterranean region of Western Asia)
  • Maritime history
  • Ottoman
  • Shipbuilding
  • Wood supply
Selected Publications:
  • “Resolving Indigenous village occupations and social history across the long century of European permanent settlement in Northeastern North America: The Mohawk River Valley ~1450-1635 CE”
    • Sturt W. Manning, Brita Lorentzen, and John P. Hart
    • Published: October 15, 2021
    • Article Link


  • “Beyond megadrought and collapse in the Northern Levant: The chronology of Tell Tayinat and two historical inflection episodes, around 4.2ka BP, and following 3.2ka BP”
    • Sturt W. Manning, Brita Lorentzen, Lynn Welton, Stephen Batiuk, and Timothy P. Harrison
    • Published: October 29, 2020
    • Article Link


  • “Shipbuilding and maritime activity on the eve of mechanization: Dendrochronological analysis of the Akko Tower Shipwreck, Israel”
    • Brita Lorentzen, Sturt W. Manning, and Deborah Cvikel
    • July 24, 2020
    • Article Link

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