Fredrik Tobin is an archaeologist with field experience from Italy (San Giovenale, Poggio Civitate, Monte Polizzo, and Vulci), Cyprus (Makounta-Voules),Turkey (Labraunda) and Israel (Tel Megiddo). He received his PhD in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History from Uppsala University in 2015. His doctoral dissertation was a study of the Etruscan chamber tombs at San Giovenale. Through the field project that he directed at the site from 2011 to 2015, over 200 new tombs were documented. His primary area of research is Roman and Etruscan architecture, but he has also published on terracottas, ancient music, and the history of archaeology. At the Swedish Institute in Rome he teaches the archaeology and history of both Roman and pre-Roman Italy.