Kristine Ødeby is an archaeologist and has been employed by NIKU since 2015.
Her main area of work is medieval archeological investigations. She was field supervisor at the Follo Line project in Oslo, Project Manager at NIKU’s investigations of the High Medieval Royal Manor at Avaldsnes, Karmøy, and Excavation Manager in Stavanger Cathedral.
Ødeby has experience from archaeological excavation projects and surveys at the Museum of Cultural History, Archaeological Museum in Stavanger, Akershus County and previous NIKU projects. Her field experience varies from Stone and Iron Age sites to urban medieval excavations.
She has an MA in archaeology from the University of Oslo, where she specialized in carved portal sculpture from medieval Norway, and her range of subjects include history and runology. She also has a one-year education in wood carving, and is particularly interested in traditional handcraft.