|Einar Nilson Gjerstad|
30 October 1897|
|Died||8 January 1988
|Institutions||The Swedish Institute at Rome; Lund University|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
|Doctoral advisor||Axel Persson|
|Known for||Study of Cypriot Bichrome ware; Early Rome|
Einar Nilson Gjerstad (30 October 1897, Örebro – 8 January 1988, Lund) was a Swedish archaeologist of the ancient Mediterranean, particularly known for his work on Cyprus, as well as his studies of early Rome.
From 1927 until 1931 Gjerstad carried out excavations on Cyprus. From 1935 until 1940, Gjerstad served as director the Swedish Institute at Rome. When Gjerstad left Rome in 1940, he assumed the position of Professor of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Lund University.
- Einar Gjerstad research papers, 1806-1984
- "Einar Gjerstad," in A Historical Dictionary of Classical Archaeology, ed. Nancy T. de Grummond (Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut 1996).
- 1926 Studies on Prehistoric Cyprus
- 1934 The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: Finds and Results of the Excavation in Cyprus 1927-1931. Vol. I
- 1935 The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: Finds and Results of the Excavation in Cyprus 1927-1931. Vol. II
- 1937 The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: Finds and Results of the Excavation in Cyprus 1927-1931. Vol. III
- 1953 Early Rome Vol. I: Stratigraphical researches in the Forum Romanum and along the Sacra Via
- 1956 Early Rome Vol. II: The tombs
- 1960 Early Rome Vol. III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
- 1962 Legends and Facts of Early Roman History
- 1966 Early Rome Vol. IV: Synthesis of archaeological evidence
- 1973 Early Rome Vol. V: The written sources
- 1973 Early Rome Vol. VI: Historical survey
- 1980 Ages and Days in Cyprus, Paul Åström, Göteborg.
- Einar Gjerstad (Erik Paul Einar Nison.) (1926). Studies on Prehistoric Cyprus. Inaug. Diss. by Einar Gjerstad. Uppsala universitets årsskrift, 1926.
- Einar Gjerstad (1966). Early Rome: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. 2 pts. C. W. K. Gleerup.
- Svenska Cypernexpeditionen, 1927-1931; Einar Gjerstad; John Lindros; Erik Sjöqvist; Alfred Westholm (1972). The Swedish Cyprus expedition: finds and results of the excavations in Cyprus, 1927-1931 ... The Swedish Cyprus Expedition.
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