Affiliation: University of Maryland
Marjorie S. Venit is Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Architecture with the University of Maryland. She holds her degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute, Hunter College-CUNY (M.A.), and the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, (M.A., Ph.D.), and her research focuses on tombs and their decoration in Ptolemaic and Roman-period Egypt, and Greek vase painting. She has received numerous awards and grants, and her main publications include “Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria: The Theater of the Dead” (Cambridge University Press, 2002).