Jörg Bofinger (born December 24, 1967 in Stuttgart - Bad Cannstatt ) is a German prehistorian and monument conservator . He made a contribution to the Celtic prince seat of Heuneburg in the Sigmaringen district .
Jörg Bofinger grew up in Stuttgart- Luginsland and attended the Wirtemberg-Gymnasium in Stuttgart- Untertürkheim after primary school . In May 1987 he graduated from high school. He did his military service between July 1987 and October 1988 in Mengen and Klosterlechfeld .
In the winter semester of 1988/1989, Bofinger began studying prehistory as a major, classical archeology , prehistory , anthropology and geology at the University of Tübingen . In the winter semester 1991/92 and the summer semester 1992 he completed a semester abroad at the Université de Provence in Aix-en-Provence , supported by an Erasmus grant from the European Union. During the same period of time there is participation in excavations and prospecting projects. In September 1994 he completed his main studies in the subjects of Prehistory and Protohistory, Classical Archeology and Geology with a Magister Artium . His master's thesis on “ Middle Neolithic settlement remains of Rottenburg a. N. - 'Lindele'. The excavations 1984 to 1989 ”was supervised by Franz Fischer and Hartmann Reim . From 1996 he did his doctorate at the Institute for Prehistory and Protohistory at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen. His dissertation to obtain a doctorate dealt with the “ Investigations into the Neolithic settlement history of the Upper Gäus". His supervisors were Manfred Eggert and Hartmann Reim. The work, which he completed with magna cum laude , was supported between October 1998 and May 2000 by a grant from the state graduate support.
- From September 1994: Collaboration and management in numerous excavation projects in the state of Baden-Württemberg and in southern France. Tutoring contracts at the Institute for Prehistory and Protohistory of the University as a supervisor for IT questions at the institute and supervision of courses.
- February - July 2001: Organization of the international congress “Culture and Tourism in Rural Areas of Europe”. In cooperation with the Leader II project (Upper Swabia Action Group), the Sigmaringen District Office and the State Agency for Rural Development, Schwäbisch Gmünd.
- August 2001 - July 2003: Scientific traineeship in the archaeological monument preservation department of the Baden-Württemberg State Monuments Office
- July 2003 - March 2004: Temporary contract with the State Monuments Office to carry out various scientific projects (exhibitions, publication projects and preparation of research in the DFG's priority program on the early Celtic princes' seats, especially the Heuneburg project).
- April 2004 - March 2006: Scientific excavation manager of the excavations in the area of the outer bailey of the Heuneburg as part of the DFG priority program SPP 1171 “Centralization and Urbanization” (implementation of the project: Stuttgart Regional Council, State Office for Monument Preservation Baden-Württemberg).
Since April 2006 he has been a scientific advisor for key excavations and linear projects at the State Office for Monument Preservation in the Regional Council Stuttgart Ref. 115, since July 2008 he has been head of the department for linear projects, digital excavation technology and advanced training for excavation technicians, Ref. 115, since January 2009 he Head of Section 84. Archaeological Preservation of Monuments: Central specialist services and restoration workshop.
Bofinger is married and lives in Esslingen am Neckar .
Supervision and management of archaeological excavations (selection)
The supervision and scientific management of archaeological excavations took place as a DFG project employee and speaker at the State Office for Monument Preservation Baden-Württemberg:
- 1992–1995: Celto-Ligurian elevation settlement "Oppidum de Bramefan" near Puyloubier, Dép. Bouches-du-Rhône, F.
- August 1998: Bronze Age burial mound "Untere Gemeinmark", Langenenslingen-Ittenhausen, Kr. Biberach (management).
- April 2004 - April 2005: Iron Age settlement and fortifications in the area of the Heuneburg bailey, Herbertingen-Hundersingen, Kr. Sigmaringen (scientific management).
- October 2006 - July 2008: Pattonville, 15 ha new development area (Celtic settlement, Roman production facilities, Alemannic cemetery).
- Archaeological support of the pipeline construction “Gas supply Heckengäu”.
- Archaeological support for the construction of the “ NATO pipeline ” in the Ostalbkreis and Heidenheim districts.
- Archaeological support for the construction of the “ EPS pipeline ” in the Karlsruhe and Ostalb districts.
- Preparation of archaeological support for the construction of the "SEL pipeline"
Supervision and management of various projects (selection)
- Organization of the international congress “Culture and Tourism in Rural Areas of Europe”. In cooperation with the Leader II project (Upper Swabia Action Group) of the EU, the Sigmaringen District Office and the State Agency for Rural Development, Schwäbisch Gmünd.
- Supervision and co-organization of the annual conference of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) in Esslingen
- 2003: Exhibition "Discoveries 2003 - Highlights of State Archeology". Special exhibition in the old town hall of Esslingen (Sept. - Nov. 2003), in the Archaeological State Museum Baden-Württemberg Konstanz (Dec. 2003 - April 2004) and in the State Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg in Berlin (May - June 2004): table design and design. Showcase design. Scientific management and supervision. Organization and implementation.
- 2006/2007: Supervision and co-organization of the EU project "European Landscapes - Past - Present - Future". Funding program for aerial archeology in Europe as part of the EU Culture 2000 program.
Memberships and functions (selection)
Since 2003, Bofinger has been an advisory board member of the Society for Archeology in Württemberg and Hohenzollern eV - until 2008 the Society for Prehistory and Early History in Württemberg and Hohenzollern eV (GVFG) - and since 2005 he has been a member of the advisory board of the Sülchgau antiquity association in Rottenburg am Neckar. In addition, he has been a member of the Association of State Archaeologists since May 2009 and a corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) since 2009 .
- with Petra Schweizer and Michael Strobel: Bramefan's Oppidum. Studies on the Iron Age in Provence (= Tübingen writings on prehistoric and early historical archeology. 5). Waxmann, Münster et al. 2000, ISBN 3-89325-986-4 .
- Investigations into the Neolithic settlement history of the Upper Gäus (= Materialhefte Archäologie in Baden-Württemberg. 68). Theiss, Stuttgart 2005, ISBN 3-8062-1742-4 (also: Tübingen, University, dissertation, 2000).
- with Jörg Drauschke and Sunhild Kleingärtner : Die Keltenfürsten. Glanz und Gloria (= portrait archeology. 2). Society for Prehistory and Early History in Württemberg and Hohenzollern, Esslingen 2006, ISBN 3-9808926-2-X .
- Airplane, laser, probe, spade - remote sensing and archaeological field research using the example of the early Celtic princely seats. = Aircraft, Laser, Sensor, Spade - Remote Sensing and Archaeological Fieldwork Using the Example of Early Celtic Princely Seats. State Office for Monument Preservation, Esslingen 2007, ( digital version (PDF; 5.77 MB) ).
- with Petra Schweizer and Michael Strobel: The Oppidum Bramefan (com. Puyloubier, dép. Bouches-du-Rhône) and the southern French Iron Age. A contribution to the state of research. In: Thomas Stöllner (Ed.): Europa Celtica. Investigations on the Hallstatt and Latène culture (= publication of the Prehistoric Seminar in Marburg. Special vol. 10 (recte 12)). Leidorf, Espelkamp 1996, ISBN 3-89646-101-X , pp. 56-84.
- The Middle Neolithic settlement remains of Rottenburg a. N., Kr. Tübingen, "Lindele" area of the Sülchen desert: The excavations 1984–1990. In: Find reports from Baden-Württemberg. Vol. 21, 1997, , pp. 13-105.
- with Thomas Hoppe and Jürgen Hald: A burial place of the Middle Bronze Age near Langenenslingen-Ittenhausen, Kr. Biberach. In: Find reports from Baden-Württemberg. Vol. 25, 2001, pp. 295-327.
- Between ribbon ceramics and bell beaker culture - new investigations into the Neolithic settlement in Rottenburg a. N. and in the Upper Gäu. In: The Sülchgau. 42/43, 1998/1999, , pp. 9-40.
- Celts - Scythians - Greeks. To the three-winged arrowheads from the Heuneburg on the Upper Danube. In: Hans-Peter Wotzka (Ed.): Basics. Contributions to European and African archeology for Manfred KH Eggert. Francke, Tübingen 2006, ISBN 3-7720-8187-8 , pp. 551-562.
- mit Siegfried Kurz und Sascha Schmidt: Ancient Maps – modern data sets: different investigative techniques in the landscape of the Early Iron Age princely hill fort Heuneburg, Baden-Wurttemberg. In: Stefano Campana, Maurizio Forte (Hrsg.): From Space to Place. 2nd International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop, CNR, Rome, Italy, December 4–7, 2006 (= BAR. International Series. 1568). Tempus Reparatum, Oxford 2006, ISBN 1-84171-998-6, S. 87–92.
- with Anita Goldner-Bofinger: Terraces and ditches - settlement structures and fortification systems of the Heuneburg outer bailey. In: Dirk Krausse (Ed.): Early centralization and urbanization processes. On the genesis and development of early Celtic princes' seats and their territorial surroundings. Colloquium of the DFG Priority Program 1171 in Blaubeuren, October 9-11, 2006 (= research and reports on prehistory and early history in Baden-Württemberg. 101). Theiss, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8062-2208-1 , pp. 209-227.
- with Przemyslaw Sikora: Robbed in rows: observations on grave robbery in the early Middle Ages. In: Frank Brunecker (Ed.): Robbery Graves - Treasure Graves. Theiss, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8062-2238-8 , pp. 48–59, (exhibition catalog, Museum Biberach).
- with Sabine Hagmann: The early Celtic princely seat Heuneburg - Archaeological monument and open-air museum between tourism and current research approaches. In: Irena Benková, Vincent Guichard (Eds.): Management and presentation of opida. A European panorama. Acts of the Round Table organized by the ÚAPPSC (Institute of Central Bohemian Archaeological Heritage). Beroun, Czech Republic, September 26, 2007. = Management and presentation of oppida. A European overview (= Bibracte. 15). Bibracte ua, Glux-en-Glenne 2008, ISBN 978-2-909668-59-8 , pp. 33–44.
- with Christian Bollacher: Rare grave finds on the route of the NATO pipeline in Baden-Württemberg. Preliminary report on the excavations in the Ostalbkreis and in the Heidenheim district. In: Jörg Biel , Jörg Heiligmann , Dirk Krausse (Eds.): Landesarchäologie. Festschrift for Dieter Planck on the occasion of his 65th birthday (= research and reports on prehistory and early history in Baden-Württemberg. 100). Theiss, Stuttgart 2009, ISBN 978-3-8062-2331-6 , pp. 107-130.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German archaeologist and monument conservator|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 24, 1967|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Stuttgart - Bad Cannstatt|