Peter J. COBB

Assistant Professor 助理教授
School of Humanities

Tel: 3917-7309
Office: Room 9.05, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

BA Dartmouth College; MS University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; PhD University of Pennsylvania 

Dr. Cobb teaches courses on archaeological methods and theories and the archaeology of the ancient world, including experiential learning classes abroad. He has conducted archaeological fieldwork in Armenia, Laos, and Turkey, and is currently the director of the Ararat Plain Southeast Archaeological Project (APSAP) in collaboration with the Armenian Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography. His research focuses on the Late Bronze and Iron Ages (ca 1600 BCE-600 CE) of the Eastern Mediterranean and ancient Southwest Asia (aka the Ancient Near East). Dr. Cobb is a specialist in the analysis of ancient ceramics and in digital humanities (DH). He serves as a Deputy Director of the BA program in Humanities and Digital Technologies in the Faculty of Arts at HKU.

Dr. Cobb offers an experiential learning class that is an archaeological fieldschool in Armenia to all HKU students each summer, please visit this HKU EL class website for further details.

Mediterranean / Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Late Bronze and Iron Ages of the Eastern Mediterranean 

Current Course

ARTH2110 Archaeology and digital humanities in the field

Past Courses

ARTH2102 The connecting sea: an introduction to East Mediterranean archaeology

ARTH2108 Emerging Societies: An Introduction to Mesopotamian Archaeology


HKU Scholars Hub research page

Reaching beyond HKU
Archaeological Field Research Project – Open Archaeology