Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

Dr Lucy Wadeson

With a PhD in Classical Archaeology from the University of Oxford, Lucy specialises in the art and architecture of the Graeco-Roman Near East. She is an expert on the Nabataeans and directs excavations of tombs in Petra. An experienced lecturer, Lucy is passionate about inspiring interest in the cultures of the ancient and modern Near East. She leads the ASA tour to Iran in 2021.

  • Wadeson, L. & Abudanah, F. 2016. Newly discovered tombs in the hinterland of Petra. Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan 12: 83-100.
  • Wadeson, L. & Wenning, R. 2015. The ‘Lord of the Stonemasons’: Part II. ‘Standing figure with betyls’ at Petra. PEQ 147.1: 20-38.
  • Wadeson L. (in preparation). Depicting the dead: sculpted funerary portraits at Petra. In L. Tholbecq & L. Wadeson (eds), Nabataean and Roman Sculpture in Petra: Current Research and Perspectives. Brussels: ULB publications.
  • Wadeson L. (in preparation). Petra: Behind the Facades of the Monumental Tombs.
  • Nehm√© L. & Wadeson L. (eds). 2012. The Nabataeans in Focus: Current Archaeological Research at Petra. Supplement to the Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 42. Oxford: Archaeopress.