Brigitte Freyer-Schauenburg

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Brigitte Freyer-Schauenburg (born June 8, 1938 ) is a German classical archaeologist .

Brigitte Freyer, daughter of the sociologist Hans Freyer , studied classical archeology in Mainz , Hamburg , Münster , Freiburg and Ankara since 1957 . In 1960 she took part in the excavations led by Ekrem Akurgal in Çandarli , the ancient Pitane in western Turkey . For many years she worked for the German excavations on Samos . Since 1962 Freyer-Schauenburg has been entrusted as a freelancer with the evaluation of the finds from the German excavations on Samos . In 1964 she received her doctorate with Ulf Jantzen in Hamburg with her thesis Ivory from Heraion, Sami . In 1965 she married the classical archaeologist Konrad Schauenburg . Between 1983 and 1985 she worked on part of the vase collection of the Antikensammlung Kiel as part of the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Germany project at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences . Her main areas of research are ancient sculpture, Roman portraits and Greek vases .

From 1978 to 2008 Freyer-Schauenburg headed the Kiel section of the Schleswig-Holstein University Society.

Publications (selection)


  • Ivory from the Sami Heraion. Figurative, vessels and seals. (= Treatises from the field of foreign studies , volume 70 = treatises from the field of foreign studies, series B, ethnology, cultural history and languages , volume 40), Cram / De Gruyter, Hamburg 1966. [Reprint: De Gruyter, Berlin 2018, ISBN 978-3-11-215528-8 and ISBN 978-3-11-121268-5 ]
  • Images of the archaic period and the strict style. (= Samos , Volume 11), Habelt, Bonn 1974.
  • Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Germany Volume 55: Kiel, Kunsthalle, Antikensammlung Volume 1, CH Beck, Munich 1988, ISBN 3-406-32830-X .
  • The Lycian twelve gods reliefs. (= Asia Minor Studies , Volume 13), Habelt, Bonn 1994, ISBN 3-7749-2675-1 .
  • Samiacs. Writings on Sami sculpture. Verlag Ludwig, Kiel 2018, ISBN 978-3-86935-346-3 .


  • Eva Jantzen : Collected essays.
    • Volume 1: From Athens to Hamburg, from Homer to Gertrude Stein. Ludwig, Kiel 1999, ISBN 3-00-004846-4 .
    • Volume 2: Heard - learned - experienced. Ludwig, Kiel 2002, ISBN 3-933598-68-0 .
  • 750 years of Kiel. Contributions to the city's past and present. Lecture cycle of the Schleswig-Holstein University Society. Mühlau, Kiel 1992, ISBN 3-87559-066-X .
  • Schleswig-Holstein 50 years in the Federal Republic of Germany. Lecture cycle of the Schleswig-Holstein University Society in the winter half of 1998/1999. (= Kiel working papers on regional studies and regional planning , Volume 41), Geographical Institute of the University of Kiel, Kiel 2000.
  • Kiel in the new century. Contributions to the history, present and future of the state capital. (= Special publications of the Society for Kiel City History , Volume 37), Mühlau, Kiel 2001, ISBN 3-87559-086-4 .


  • Erika Simon : Brigitte Freyer-Schauenburg on her 65th birthday , in: Bernhard Schmaltz (Ed.): Natura Lapidum. Ancient stone sculptures. Dr. Dedicated to Brigitte Freyer-Schauenburg on her 65th birthday , Kiel, Kunsthalle 2003, pp. 14–17 (pp. 18–21 List of publications)

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