Doro Levi

Teodoro "Doro" Levi (1899–1991) was an archaeologist who practiced in the Mediterranean countries in the 20th century.[1] Specifically, Levi conducted excavations in Italy, Greece, and Turkey. From 1938 to 1945, Levi was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.[1] Levi has published a number of technical manuscripts on archaeology such as Festos e la Civiltà Minoica, tavole I published in 1976.[2] Some of Levi's most significant work was a long term excavation at Minoan Phaistos,[3] which site is the second most significant Minoan settlement (following Knossos) and which has yielded important finds such as the Phaistos Disk and extensive Bronze Age pottery.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Obituaries: Doro Levi". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  2. ^ Archived from the original on October 10, 2007. Retrieved March 3, 2008. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Phaistos". Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  4. ^ "Phaistos (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) | Greece". Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  5. ^ "LEVI, Teodoro in "Dizionario Biografico"". (in Italian). Retrieved 2020-10-30.