2019 Preliminary Academic Program

The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, CA from January 3-6. The Preliminary Academic Program as it is presented here is tentative and subject to change. Sessions are grouped within morning, midday, and afternoon blocks.  Papers order within a session may not reflect the time slots. Final schedule times will be reflected in the AIA Final Program distributed on-site at the Annual Meeting, posted on the AIA website at a later date, and in the dedicated meeting app. The dedicated meeting app allows attendees to interact with both organizations' programs and easily create custom schedules. It is available for all iOS and Android devices and has a basic web version.


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Session Block 1: Friday, January 4, 8:00 - 10:30 am

1A: Other Pasts: Comparing Landscapes, Monuments, and Memories across the Mediterranean (Colloquium)

The Pasts of “Others” in the Roman West: the Case of Saguntum
Andrew C. Johnston, Yale UniversityVertigo-Sweat-Funk: Embodied Archaeophilia in Roman Anatolia
Felipe Rojas, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University

Colonial Memory and Ritual Practice: the Tophet as lieu de mémoire
Josephine Quinn, Worcester College, University of Oxford

Landscapes of Time and Memory: Archaeologies of the Past, Present and Future
Matthew Canepa, University of California, Irvine

About the Nuraghe. Iron Age Imaginations and Experiences of a Nuragic Past
Peter van Dommelen, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University

1B: Roman Sculpture, from Antiquity to Today

Rethinking the "Danaids" on the Augustan Palatine
Daniel Healey, Princeton University

Assembling the Multivalence of Provincial Emulation: A First Century Polykleitan Head from Aquitania
John N. Hopkins, New York University

The Capitoline's Red Faun in its Ancient Context
Elizabeth Bartman, New York Society

The Docta Puella in Death: the Funerary Altar of Julia Secunda and Cornelia Tyche
Michele George, McMaster University

Double Identity: Observations on a Marble Portrait Bust of Clodius Albinus in the Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, Bl
Julie Van Voorhis, Indiana University

Towards a History of 20th-Century Forged Roman Marbles
Robert H. Cohon, University of Missouri - Kansas City

1C: Mycenaean Mortuary Traditions

The Theban Cemeteries Publication Project: Funerary Topography, Architecture, and Finds (1897–1919), Final Results
Anastasia Dakouri-Hild, University of Virginia

Excavations at Ancient Eleon and the Evolving Landscape of Death in Early Mycenaean Greece
Brendan Burke, University of Victoria

Bones of Contention: Mycenaean Secondary Burial Revisited
Olivia A. Jones, Groningen University

Performing Death: Gender, Bodily Adornment, and Ideology at Grave Circle B at Mycenae
Elliott Fuller, University of Toronto

Community in Death: Rock Cut Chamber Tomb Cemetery Organization at Golemi Agios Georgios in Central Greece
Kaitlyn Stiles, University of Tennessee

TAPHOS, the Tombs of Aidonia Preservation, Heritage, and ExplOration Synergasia: the 2017-2018 Excavation Seasons
Kim Shelton, University of California, Berkeley

1D: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries in Ancient Painting Studies (Workshop)

PANELISTS:  Erin A. Peters, University of Pittsburgh, Dawn Kriss, Independent Researcher, Marie Nicole Pareja Cummings, University of Pennsylvania, Joanna M. Setchell, International Primate Society, Jessica Mayhew, Central Washington University, Tracie McKinney, University of South Wales, Mary Louise Hart, J. Paul Getty Museum, Marie Svoboda, J. Paul Getty Museum, Susan Lansing Maish, J. Paul Getty Museum, Evelyn Mayberger, Museum of Fine Arts Boston,  Jessica Arista, Museum of Fine Arts Boston,  Molly Gleeson, Penn Museum, Yosi Pozeilov, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Branko van Oppen, Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, Judith Barr, J. Paul Getty Museum, Clara ten Berge, Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam, Jan van Daal, University of Amsterdam, Georgina E. Borromeo, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, and Ingrid A. Neuman, Rhode Island School of Design Museum

1E: Field Reports from Roman Italy

Libarna's Urban Landscape: Three Seasons of Geophysical Survey at a Roman city in Northwest Italy
Katherine Huntley, Boise State University

The Coriglia Excavation Project: Thirteenth Season
William H. Ramundt, University at Buffalo

The 2018 Excavations at the so-called Villa di Tito, Castel Sant'Angelo, Italy
Myles McCallum, Saint Mary’s University, and Martin Beckmann, McMaster University

Archaeological Investigation at the “Villa of the Antonines” at Ancient Lanuvium: The 2018 Season
Deborah Chatr Aryamontri, Montclair State University

British Archaeological Project at Grumentum: A Report on the 2017 and 2018 Seasons
Taylor Lauritsen, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Gathering at the Lake’s Edge: Report for the 2017 and 2018 Seasons at the Lago di Venere, Pantelleria (Italy)
Carrie Murray, Brock University

1F: Sicily – a Long History

New Discoveries from the NYU-UniMi Excavations in the Main Urban Sanctuary of Selinunte, Sicily
Andrew Ward, William and Mary University

Recent Fieldwork at Rocchicella di Mineo (Sicily)
Brian E. McConnell, Florida Atlantic University

Excavating a Hellenistic House at Morgantina (Sicily): Report on the 2018 Field Season of the Contrada Agnese Project
D. Alex Walthall, University of Texas at Austin

Bring Your Own Bomos: Standardization and Local Tradition in Terracotta Altars from Hellenistic Sicily
Andrew Tharler, Bryn Mawr College

The Battle of the Aegates Islands: 2018 Survey Update
William M. Murray, University of South Florida

Decoration and Renovation in Severan-era Sicily: The House of the Gazelle in Agrigento
Nicole L. Berlin, Johns Hopkins University

1G: Figure Decorated Pottery from Ancient Greek Domestic Contexts (Colloquium)

Iconography in the Athenian Andron
Kathleen M. Lynch, University of Cincinnati

Here's Looking at You, Kid: Considering the Audience of Athenian Vases that Include Children in their Scenes
Hollister N. Pritchett, Ball State University

The Sotades Rhyton from Susa
Jasper Gaunt, Emory University, Michael J. Carlos Museum

Figured Fine Wares at Olynthus: North Aegean Workshops and Attic Imports
Nikos Akamatis, International Hellenic University, and Bradley A. Ault, University at Buffalo

South Italian Red-Figure Pottery in Domestic Contexts of Southern Italy
Francesca Silvestrelli, University of Salento, Lecce (Italy)

1H: Galilean Particularism through the Ages (AIA Presidential Colloquium)

The Survival of Biblical Jewish Traditions in the Archaeological Sites of Medieval Galilee: a Cross-Cultural Examination
Ronnie Ellenblum, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Continuity and Change: the Ceramic Corpus of Late Roman Galilee
Daniel Schindler, Elon University

Hellenistic Galilee, between Tyre and Jerusalem 
Berlin Andrea, Boston University

The Hinterland of Milk and Honey: Archaeological Evidence for Rural Complexity in Iron Age I Galilee
JP Dessel, University of Tennesse-Knoxville

The Jezreel Valley at the Interface of the Northern and Southern Levant in the Third Millennium BCE
Matthew Adams, W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem

1I: The Architecture and Topography of Water in the Roman Empire

The Memory of Water: Urban Lacus and Rome’s History of Topographic Change
Nicole Brown, Williams College

The Aqua Traiana Project: Past, Present, and Future
Rabun Taylor, University of Texas at Austin

Waste not Want not: Sewers and Drainage in Ostia
Mark A. Locicero, Leiden University

Hadrian's Athenian Aqueduct: Recent Evidence and New Ideas
Shawna Leigh-Roberts, Hunter College

Maintaining the Conversational Flow: The Role of Roman Aqueducts in Greece
Machal E. Gradoz, University of Michigan

Bathing by the Black Sea: Bath complexes from the Caucasus and neighboring regions
Lara Fabian, Universität Freiburg

1J: Afterlife of Ancient Urbanscapes and Rural Landscapes in Post-Classical Mediterranean (A.D. 400 – 1300). (Colloquium)

The Afterlife of Ancient Urbanscapes in Athens and the post-Classical Peloponnese
Amelia R. Brown , University of Queensland

Burial Ground, Sanctuary, Cemetery: Post-Classical Reuse and Memory on the Ismenion Hill (Thebes, Greece)
Alexandra Charami, 9th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Kevin Daly, Bucknell University, Katherine Harrington, Florida State University, Fotini Kondyli, University of Virginia, Stephanie Larson, Bucknell University, and Maria Liston, University of Waterloo

Post-Military Use of the Byzantine Fortress at Isthmia (Greece)
Jon M. Frey, Michigan State University

Afterlife of Hilltop Settlements in Sicily between Antiquity and the Middle Ages: the Excavation in Contrada Castro (Corleone, Palermo) 
Angelo Castrorao Barba, University of Palermo, Roberto Miccichè, University of Palermo, Filippo Pisciotta, University of Palermo, Giuseppe Bazan, University of Palermo, Carla Aleo Nero, Soprintendenza BB.CC.AA. of Palermo, Stefano Vassallo, Soprintendenza BB.CC.AA. of Palermo, Pasquale Marino, Bona Furtuna LLC, and Steve Luczo, Bona Furtuna LLC

Late Antique and Medieval Landscapes of the Nemea Valley, Southern Greece
Effie Athanassopoulos, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Christian Cloke, Smithsonian Institution

Martyrs, Monks, and Miners: The Shifting Landscapes of the Faynan Region (Southern Jordan)
Ian W. N. Jones, University of California, San Diego, Mohammad Najjar, University of California, San Diego, and Thomas E. Levy, University of California, San Diego

From Paganism to Christianity in Egypt's Western Desert: Changes in the Landscape of a Late Antique Hamlet
Nicola Aravecchia, Washington University in St. Louis

Medieval Landscapes in Western Sicily: Castles and Urbanization
Scott Kirk, University of New Mexico, Michael J. Kolb, Metro State University Denver, and William M. Balco, University of North Georgia

Session Block 2: Friday, January 4, 10:45 am - 12:45 pm

2A: Human Adaptations in Mediterranean Environments 1: Climate Change and Settlement (Colloquium)

Trans-Holocene and Inter-Island Approaches to Mediterranean Environments: A Case Study from the Channel Islands of California
Amy E. Gusick, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Ecological Modelling in the Oued Loukkos, Northern Morocco: The Process of Site Selection between Agency and Environment
Stephen A. Collins-Elliott, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Climate Change, Technological Innovation, and Demographic Pressure as Catalysts to Culture Change in Late Holocene Central California, USA
Adrian R. Whitaker, Far Western Anthropological Research Group

Coping with Absence: Rainwater Harvesting at Roman Cosa
Ann Glennie, Florida State University

Environmental Change and the Resilience of Local Maritime Networks: Two Examples from the Aegean Bronze Age
Katherine Jarriel, Cornell University

2B: Sexual Harrassment Policy for Archaeological Fieldwork Projects (Workshop)

PANELISTS: Steven Ellis, University of Cincinnati, Elizabeth M. Greene, University of Western Ontario, Jodi Magness, UNC Chapel Hill, Kim Shelton, University of California, Berkeley, and Anthony Tuck, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2C: Greek Sanctuary Architecture

Considerations on the Aesthetics of the Greek Temple before the Classical Orders
Alessandro Pierattini, University of Notre Dame

The Temple and Hestiatorion of the Sanctuary on Despotiko: Archaeology, Architecture, and Restoration
Yannos Kourayos, Despotiko Excavations, Cornelia Daifa, University of Thessaly (Greece), and Erica Morais Angliker , School of Advanced Study, University of London

The Hephaisteion in Athens: its Date and Interior
Margaret M. Miles, University of California, Irvine

A New Entrance to the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi. Results from the 2018 Excavation Campaign.
Amelie Perrier, French School at Athens - Loire Valley University

2D: Movement and Activity in the Roman City: Public and Domestic Spaces

Beyond Fora: A Mid-Republican 'Piazza' Space in the Latin city of Gabii
Andrew C. Johnston, Yale University, and Matthew C. Naglak, University of Michigan

An Emperor for a Master: Slaves in the Houses of Augustus
G. Maurice Harton V, University of Pennsylvania

A Temple, a Festival, and a Princeps at Ostia: Aedes et Ludi Castorum
Jordan R. Rogers, University of Pennsylvania

Legal Activities at Eumachia's Building 
Leanne Bablitz, University of British Columbia

Dice on the Streets: Architecture and Gaming along the Colonnaded Streets of the Roman East
Benjamin Crowther, The University of Texas at Austin

2E: Innovative Approaches to Eastern Mediterranean Interaction

Extra-palatial Agents and Bronze Age Networks: Aegean and Cypriot Imports in Late Bronze Age Egypt
Christine L. Johnston, Western Washington University

Innovations in Ship Technology and the End of the Bronze Age
Margaretha Kramer-Hajos, Dartmouth College

In the Footsteps of Glaucus: Metallurgy and Technological Transfer on the Western Anatolian Littoral
Jana Mokrišová, Birkbeck, University of London, and Marek Verčík, Charles University

Roman Clay Coffins: Maritime Trade and Mortuary Practice in the Eastern Provinces
Aviva Pollack, University of Haifa

Production of Levantine Thin-Walled Clay Cooking Vessels during the Early Roman Period
Barak Monnickendam-Givon, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2F: Approaches to the Study of Numismatics

Punch Marks, Cut Marks, and Barbarous Imitations: The Three Hoards of Hellenistic Tetradrachmae from Gordion
Kenneth W. Harl, 1951

Archaeological Numismatics. A Case Study of Roman Aurei in the Northwest
Benjamin Hellings, Yale University

A Plated Ingot from Himera and its Implications for the Monetary Use of Bronze in Classical Sicily
Giuseppe C. Castellano, University of Texas at Austin

Analyzing the iconography of Constantine VI and Irene: a Denominational Approach
Nicole Inglot, University of British Columbia

2G: Theorizing Object and Landscape

The Kingdom of Chelmis: Architecture, Material Culture, and the Modern Landscape of the Western Argolid
Grace Erny, Stanford University

Object Biography and Archaeological Inheritance: A Collection of Punico-Roman antiquities in the Milwaukee Public Museum
Stephan N. Hassam, University of South Florida

From North Africa to Southern California: The Biography of a Neo-Attic Relief
Jacquelyn H. Clements, The Getty Research Institute

A Personal Copy of a Bronze Manumission Inscription from Dodona: Ancient or Modern?
Brad L. Cook, University of Mississippi

2H: Economy on Crete and the Aegean from the Hellenistic Period to Medieval Times

Urban Production and Craftsmanship at Delos in the Roman Period
Caroline Autret, Universiy of Rouen

Merchants and Mercenaries: Crete After the Ptolemies
Melanie Godsey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Eastern Mirabello between 67 and 31 B.C.E.
Natalia Vogeikoff, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Crete as a part of Arab Chaliphate: Archaeological View 
Vera Klontza-Jaklova, Masaryk University

2I: "Grounding" Roman Sculpture (Workshop)

PANELISTS: Anne Weis, University of Pittsburg, Molley Swetnam-Burland, College of William & Mary,  Julia Lenaghan, University of Oxford,  Steven L. Tuck, Miami University,  Julie Vanvoorhis, Indiana University, Mark Abbe, University of Georgia, Kimberly Cassibry, Wellesley College, Kenneth Lapatin, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Maryl Gensheimer, University of Maryland, Nathan Dennis, University of San Francisco, Sebastian Heath, New York University, and Elizabeth Marlowe, Colgate University

2J: Poster Session (Friday, January 4, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Dominance through Durability: Quotations from Virgil in the House of M. Casellius Marcellus
Stephanie Wong, Brown University

New Light on King Herod’s Harbor at Caesarea Maritima
Bridget Buxton, University of Rhode Island, and Jacob Sharvit, Maritime Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority

Integrating Multi-Scalar Remote Sensing and Pedestrian Survey: Results from the 2018 Season of the Sinis Archaeological Project
Jessica Nowlin, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Spatial Representation of Heavy Fraction Collection and Analysis from Tell es-Safi/Gath
Sarah J. Richardson, University of Manitoba

Maps for Texts: An Expanding Ancient World Mapping Center Resource
Richard J A Talbert, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Identifying an Etruscan cemetery at Pompana (Murlo, Prov. di Siena)
Nora Donoghue, Florida State University

Bringing the Minoans and Mycenaeans to Life
Bernice R. Jones, Independent Scholar

Urban Development and Continuity: Analyzing Settlements in Early Central Italy
Johanna Najera, University of California, Santa Barbara

Drinking in Akko: Athenian Pottery at the Akko Railway Station Excavation
Jennifer S. Tafe, Boston University

Signatures in the Soil: Expanding the Compositional Study of Late Neolithic Ceramics on the Great Hungarian Plain
Danielle Riebe, Field Museum

Study and Quantification of Locally Produced Ceramics at a Lusitanian Roman Villa
Casey A. Haughin, Johns Hopkins University

The Funerary Landscape of Hierapolis in Phrygia. History, Contexts, and Urban Development
Anna Anguissola, University of Pisa (Italy)

Remapping the Social Landscape of Southwest Sicily: the Arizona Sicily Project, 2018 Season
Emma Blake, University of Arizona

New Investigations at the Sanctuary of Venus in Pompeii: Results of the 2018 Season of the Venus Pompeiana Project
Marcello Mogetta, University of Missouri

The Fire Festivals of Ancient Celts, Their Meaning, and Purpose 
Don W. Kreger, MacLauren Institute

Attis' Immortal Finger: Unusual Gestures in the Funerary Art of the Roman West
Peter Satterthwaite, Washington University in St. Louis

Connecting the Dots: A Study of Anepigraphic Brick Stamps at Gabii
Christina Cha, Florida State University

Visibility Graph Analysis of Lararia in the Insula del Menandro, Pompeii: Ideology within the Built Environment
Max Peers, Brown University

Visualizing the “City of the Dead”: Viewshed Analysis of the Etruscan Necropolis at San Giuliano, Italy
Lauren Sides, Baylor University

The Use of Stonehenge and the Salisbury Plain in Sustainability Education
Kimberly D. S. Reiter, Stetson University

What’s in a Name? : Examining Jovian Epithets in Italian Roman Inscriptions using Social Network Analysis
Zehavi V. Husser, Biola University

Methods and Progress of the Squeeze Digitization Project at the Institute for Advanced Study
Aaron Hershkowitz, The Institute for Advanced Study

Visualizing Atmospheric Manipulation in Ancient Kiln Firing
Gina Tibbott, Temple University

Why do we post? Accessibility, Engagement, and Building Connections through Social Media
Sabina Ion, The Gabii Project

Albania Ancient Shipwreck Survey
Staci Willis, Houston Community College

Makers’ Marks: An Examination of Anepigraphic Stamps at Cosa
Sophie Crawford-Brown, University of Pennsylvania

Comparative Survey on Crete: Regional Settlement Patterns in the Late Bronze Age
Julia Juhasz, University of Arizona

Viewing the Lion Gate Relief at Mycenae: A 3D Model and New Compositional Observations 
Nicholas G. Blackwell, Indiana University Bloomington

Big Changes in Roman Sicily? Roman Control and Rural Settlement Patterns in Italy's Bread Basket
Alena Wigodner, University of Arizona

The San Simone Tomba a Fossa: A Transitional Villanovan-Etruscan Grave
Veronica-Gaia A. Ikeshoji-Orlati, National Gallery of Art (CASVA)

Micro Currencies Can Rapidly Appear Among Energy Maximizers: A Case Study from the Southern Sierra Nevada Foothills
Micah Hale, Independent Scholar

Topography and Folklore: A Study of Haunted Chios. 
Robert Wagman, University of Florida

Cosa Excavations 2018: Continuity and Renovation of a Roman Bath Complex
Melissa L. Ludke, Florida State University

Seafarers and Urban Networks: Mapping Maritime Movement in Mediterranean Settlements 
Lana J. Radloff, Bishop's University

Developing a Monitoring Program for Submerged Aviation Cultural Resources in Pensacola, Florida
Hunter W. Whitehead, University of West Florida

Undergraduate Posters

Chronicling Cosmic Contests: An Analysis of the Sarmatian Animal Style
Taylor Cwikla, Florida State University

Museum Applications of 3D Imaging: Photogrammetric Presentation of Artifacts at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Jacob M. Kordeleski, Case Western Reserve University

Minoan Settlement Patterns of the Neopalatial Period
Jessica Miller, University on North Carolina at Greensboro

Using X-Ray Fluorescence and Optical Microscopy to Trace Metallurgy in Dhiban, Jordan through the Centuries
Jack Berner, UCLA

Session Block 3: Friday, January 4, 1:45 - 4:45 pm

3A: Technologies and Things in the Roman World

Gabine Graffiti: Inscribed Ceramics from Gabii, Italy
Parrish E. Wright, University of Michigan

At Home with the Iliad - The Tabulae Iliacae in Space and Narrative
Katherine F. Livingston, University of Vermont

A Use-Alteration Analysis of Bronze Kitchenwares from Two Houses in Regio I, Insula 11 at Pompeii, and a Consideration of Their Social Context 
Aaron Brown, University of California, Berkeley, and Sara Eriksson, Lund University

Reconstructing the Social Lives of Roman Nauta Using Personal Effects Recovered from Shipwrecks
Rachel L. Matheny, Texas A&M University

The Vindolanda Calendrical Clepsydra: A Re-examination of the Vindolanda ‘Calendar’
Alexander Meyer, University of Western Ontario

Makeshift Lids and Systematic Amphora Reuse in Late Antiquity
James C. Gross, University of Pennsylvania

3B: Provincial Identities in the Roman Empire

Violence, Coercion, Accommodation: Gauls and Roman Coinage
Marsha McCoy, Southern Methodist University

Negotiating Roman Hegemony: The Arch of Augustus at Susa 
Charlotte Forstall, Indiana University, Bloomington

Excavations of the Roman Theater at Mandeure in Eastern France
Daniel Schowalter, Carthage College

Province and Empire in Two Mosaics from the House of Africa, Thysdrus 
Emily R. French, University of Pennsylvania

The Oedipus Fresco from Touna el-Gebel vs. the Odyssey Landscapes: Amalgamating Greek, Roman, and Egyptian Narratives
Patricia A. Butz, Savannah College of Art and Design

Dameskenos at the American School: Revisiting Notions of Identity & Death in Roman Athens
Dylan K. Rogers, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

3C: Excavations in Greece

Exploring Thracian Stryme and Its Hinterland 
Thomas F. Tartaron, University of Pennsylvania

The Mute Evidence of the Dead: the Cemetery of an Early Hospital on the Ismenion Hill, Thebes, Greece. 
Maria A. Liston, University of Waterloo

Corinth Excavations: Northeast of Theater 2018
Christopher A. Pfaff, Florida State University

The Roman Period of the Western Argolid: Initial Analysis and Interpretations of an Intensive, Siteless Field Survey
Joseph Frankl, University of Michigan

Mind the GAP: Preliminary Results of the First Season of the Gourimadi Archaeological Project, Greece
Zarko Tankosic, Norwegian Institute at Athens, Fanis Mavridis, Ephorate of
Palaeoanthropology and Speleology, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Paschalis
Zafeiriadis, University of Cincinnati, Aikaterini Psoma, University of Illinois at
Chicago, Katerina Kanatselou, Norwegian Institute at Athens, and Paschalis Dellios,
University of Athens

3D: Archaeology and Ritual in the Ancient Mediterranean: Recent Finds and Interpretive Approaches (Colloquium)

Terracotta Figurines and Textile Tools on the Athenian Acropolis: A “Hidden” Ritual in the Cult Center “on the Heights”
Georgios Gavalas, Ephorate for Antiquities of the Cyclades

Social Gatherings from the Early Helladic North Peloponnese: The Case of the Helike Corridor House, Gulf of Corinth, Greece
Dora Katsonopoulou, The Helike Project, Athens, Greece.

“Let the whole kiln be shaken up…”: Warding off Harmful Demons in Greek Ceramic and Coroplastic Production
Oliver Pilz, Mainz University

Interpreting the Evidence for Demolition Rituals in the Context of Material Recycling Phases at Villas
Beth Munro, University of London

Archaeology of the Rituals and Musical (and Choral) Performances in Springs and Water Sources in Southern Italy and Sicily
Angela Bellia, National Research Council, Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage

Samnite Hairstyles? Individual Agency and Ethnic Identity in the Choice of Votive Terracottas from Pre-Roman Sacred Sites
Alexandra Sofroniew, University of California, Davis

3E: Histories of Archaeology in the 19th Century

Race, Archaeology, and Genetic Science in the Nile River Valley
Vanessa Davies, University of California, Berkeley

Archaeology and Colonialism in Fascist Italy: Prima Mostra Triennale delle Terre Italiane d’Oltremare, Naples 1938-1940
Genevieve S. Gessert, The American University of Rome

The Thorvaldsen Museum and its Greek Vase Collection: The Formation of National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Denmark
Laura Ursprung-Nerling, University of Missouri-Columbia

Rebels with a Cause: Cretan Archaeologists and Revolutionaries in the 19th Century
Aimee M. Genova, University of Chicago

3F: Gold Medal Session: The Earliest Prehistory of the Aegean: A Reassessment of the Stone Ages in the 21st Century in Honor of Curtis Runnels (Colloquium)

The Asphendou Cave Petroglyphs: Early Symbolic Communication in Greece
Thomas Strasser, Providence College

Palaeolithic Landscapes on Göllü Dağ, Central Anatolia
Steven Kuhn, University of Arizona

A Mid-Holocene to Middle Pleistocene Stratigraphic Sequence from Stelida, Naxos
Tristan Carter, McMaster University

The Lower Palaeolithic Site of Marathousa 1, Megalopolis, Greece
Eleni Panagopoulou, Ministry of Culture, Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology–Speleology of Greece

Beyond the Hippos: Curtis Runnels’ Impact on a Clearer Understanding of Deep Time Archaeology on the Mediterranean Islands
Alan Simmons, University of Nevada

3G: Land and Sea at Lechaion Harbor, Greece: A Synthetic Presentation of Ongoing Archaeological Investigations at the Lechaion Harbor and Settlement Land Project (Colloquium)

The Results of the First Three Field Seasons of the Lechaion Harbor and Settlement Project (LHSLP)
Paul D. Scotton, California State University, Long Beach, Konstantinos Kissas, Corinthian Ephorate of Antiquities, and Angela Ziskowski, Coe College

Mapping the Coastal Landscape of Lechaion, Peloponnese (Greece)
Apostolos Sarris, GeoSat ReSeArch Laboratory, Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Foundation for Research and Technology

Earliest Evidence for the Use and Occupation of Lechaion Harbor
Angela Ziskowski, Coe College

Geomorphology, Micromorphology and Environment at the Harbor town of Lechaion, Greece
Dan Fallu, American School of Classical Studies, Athens

A Late Roman Hoard from Lechaion
Michael Ierardi, Bridgewater State University

Late Roman Food Practices at Lechaion Harbor, Greece
Chantel White, University of Pennsylania, Elizabeth Coulter, University of Pennsylania, and Kevin McKain, University of Pennsylania

The Pottery: Work in Progress 
Paul Reynolds, University of Barcelona

3H: Epigraphic Approaches to Multilingualism and Multilingual Societies in the Ancient Mediterranean (Joint AIA/APA Colloquium)

Beyond the Text: Socio-political Implications in Cypriot Bilingual Inscriptions
Beatrice Pestarino, University College London

The Xanthos Trilingual and Beyond: Interlingual Patterns in Greek-Lycian-Aramaic Inscriptions
Leon Battista Borsano, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

From Text to Monument: Sociolinguistics and Epigraphy in the Bilingual Funerary Inscriptions from Lycia
Marco Santini, Princeton University

"It seems that they are using the Carian Language": Multilingualism, Assimilation, and Acculturation in Caria
Georgios Tsolakis, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Multiculturalism and Multilingualism in Written Practice: Western Sicily
Thea Sommerschield, University of Oxford

Multilingual Cityscapes: Language and Diversity in the Ancient City
Olivia Elder, University of Cambridge

3I: Human Adaptations in Mediterranean Environments 2: Subsistence and Regional Adaptations (Colloquium)

Having Herds in Mediterranean Environments: the Example of Neolithic Dalmatia
Sarah B. McClure, Pennsylvania State University, Emil Podrug, Šibenik City Museum, Emily Zavodny, Pennsylvania State University, Claire Ebert, University of Pittsburgh, Nicholas Triozzi, Pennsylvania State University, Martin Welker, Pennsylvania State University, Jelena Jovic, Independent Scholar, Kelly Reed, University of Warwick, and Douglas J. Kennett, Pennsylvania State University

The Origins and Evolution of Coastal Foraging in Southern Africa
Curtis W. Marean, Arizona State University

Geophytes, Small Seeds, and Marine Resources: Subsistence Strategies of California’s Islands
Kristina M. Gill, University of Oregon, and Jon M. Erlandson, University of Oregon

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Bedrock Modification as an Adaptive Strategy in the Upper Basin of Northern Arizona and the Island of Kos in Greece
Calla McNamee, Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, Toula Marketou, Ephorate of Antiquities of Dodecanese, Alan P. Sullivan III, University of Cincinnati, and Salvatore Vitale, University of Pisa

Subsistence Adaptation on the California Channel Islands: Meaty Mussels and Fleshy Fish
Hugh Radde, University of California, Santa Barbara

3J: Non-Roman Elites: Tracking Persistence and Change in Central Italy through the Roman Conquest (Colloquium)

Local Elites and the Roman Transition in Northern Etruria
J. Troy Samuels, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Emily Lime, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Diverse Elite Identities in Southern Central Italy 
Amelia Eichengreen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Parrish Wright, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Voices of the Dead: Examining Central Italian Elites through Funerary Evidence
Alexandra Creola, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Arianna Zapelloni Pavia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Continuity through Difference: The Fate of the “Samnite” Elite through the Roman Conquest
Leah Bernardo-Ciddio, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Sheira Cohen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and James Faulkner, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Session Block 4: Saturday, January 5, 8:00 - 10:30 am

4A: Italy between Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Religion at the End of Empire: Economic Forces and the Spatial Evolution of the Christian Built Environment, 350–576 C.E.
Kilian P. Mallon, Stanford University

The Langobards in Italy? A Look at Mobility in Vicenza
Ashley Maxwell, University of South Florida

The Biography of a Re-Occupied Landscape: Making Community at Salapia (Apulia, Italy), 6th-8th centuries C.E.
Darian Marie Totten, McGill University

Roman and Medieval Activity at the Site of San Vincenzo, Stromboli
David Yoon, American Numismatic Society

4B: Form and Object

An Alternative Proposal for Evan’s’ Snakes and Headgear on Knossos Faience Figurine HM 65.
Bernice R. Jones, Independent scholar

The Griffin Cauldron in its Local, Near Eastern, and Mediterranean Contexts: The case of Tomb 79, Salamis, Cyprus
Nassos Papalexandrou, The University of Texas at Austin

For Now and for Later: Reinterpreting the Late Classical Bronze Hydria
Amy Sowder Koch , Towson University

Unmasking the Helmsman: Painted Prows and Enigmatic Eyes at the Archaic Symposium
Philip Katz, New York University

A New Spin: Establishing the Function of Epinetra
Einav Z. Dembin, University of Texas at Austin

4C: New Light on Ancient Mediterranean Scripts

Othering the Alphabet: A New Proposal for the Social Context of the Proto-Sinaitic Writing System’s Invention
Nadia Ben-Marzouk, UCLA

The Phaistos Disk: A New Way of Viewing the Language behind the Script
Brent Davis, University of Melbourne (Australia)

The Linear B tablets from the Northern Entrance Passage at Knossos: a Reconsideration of the Taphonomy of the Deposit
Ophelie Mouthuy, Université Catholique de Louvain

Mycenaean hornworking, wealth finance and Linear B commodity *189
Ruth Palmer, Ohio University

4D: New Thoughts on Greek Figured Pottery

Beazley 2.0: An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Attribution Studies
Joseph P. Eilbert, Vanderbilt University

Euphronios Knew How to Wrestle
John J. Dobbins, University of Virginia

Shape Reservation and Shape Agency: The Kleophrades Painter and His Kylixes
An Jiang, Emory University

New Old-fashioned Vases: The Use of Black-figure on Kabiric Skyphoi
Ross Brendle, Independent Scholar

An Italian in Arcadia: Some Unusual Moldmade Bowls at Mount Lykaion
Susan I. Rotroff, Washington University in Saint Louis

4E: News from Etruria

Settlement and Society in Classical and Hellenistic North Inland Etruria: Recent Excavations at Vescovado di Murlo (Prov. di Sie
Eoin O'Donoghue, Kings College London

The Site of Veii (RM) from the Archaic to the Imperial Period: Evidence, Interpretations and Hypotheses on Water Supply
Ugo Fusco, Sapienza University of Rome

From Powerless Pawns to Passive Bystanders: Daughter Iconography on Fourth Century B.C.E Engraved Etruscan Mirrors
Alexandra Carpino, Northern Arizona University.

Face to Face: Antefixes and Architectural Agency
Joseph Woldman, Columbia University

4F: Triumph Monumentalized: Roman Victory Monuments

Economies of Prestige: The Transformation of Plundered Objects from Triumphal Spoils to Consumer Goods
Alyson Roy, University of Idaho

Revisiting the Rostral Display from the Actian Victory Monument
William M Murray, University of South Florida

Actium at Ancient Corinth?
Aileen Ajootian, The University of Mississippi

The Performative Role of the Goddess Virtus on the Medinaceli Reliefs
Adam Tabeling, Johns Hopkins University

In Plebe, Potestas: Rethinking the Severan Arch in the Roman Forum
Rhiannon Pare, Princeton University

A Tetrarchic Twist: The Triumphal Column as Precedent for the Arch of Galerius in Thessaloniki
Sarah A. Rous, AIA Member at Large

4G: Present but not Accounted For: Archaeological & Historical Approaches to Women and the Roman Army (Colloquium)

Women and Military Conflict: Composition of the Vindolanda Garrison During Conquest
Elizabeth M. Greene, University of Western Ontario

Mothers of the Camp: Imperial Women and the Military
Juie Langford, University of Southern Florida

Women, Soldiers, and Frontier Communities in the Sixth Century C.E. Southeast
Conor Whately, University of Winnipeg

Mother Courage and Her Children: Women and Family Life in the Context of the Rome Garrison
Alexandra W. Busch, Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Archäologie

Agrippina and Company: Elite Women in the castra
Georgia Tsouvala, Illinois State University and Lee L. Brice, Western Illinois University

4H: Rome and the Americas: New Soundings in Classics, Arts, and Archaeology (Joint AIA/APA Colloquium)

Alterae Romae? The Values of Cross-Cultural Analogy
Claire Lyons, J. Paul Getty Museum

Seeing Rome in the Andes: Inca Architectural History and Classical Antiquity
Stella Nair, University of California, Los Angeles

Transformation of Roman Poetry in Colonial Latin America
Erika, Valdivieso, Brown University

American Philological Associations: Latin and Amerindian Languages
Andrew Laird, Brown University

4I: Surface Survey in Southern and Central Europe

Opening up a New Field? Culture, Continuity, and the Emergence of Surface Survey in the Mid-20th Century
Anne Duray, Stanford University

Western Messenia in the Early Bronze Age Period: Revisiting Evidence from the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project.
Efthymia Tsiolaki, University of Cincinnati

Geospatial Analyses of Settlement Patterns in Albania (1100 B.C.E.–395 C.E.)
Erina Baci, University of Michigan

Regional Archaeology in the Peja and Istog Districts of Kosova (RAPID-Kosova): Results of the 2018 Field Season
Michael L. Galaty, University of Michigan

The Cetina Valley Survey in Southern Croatia: Report on the 2015–2018 Seasons
Rebecca M. Seifried, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas

Is There Anybody Out There? Copper Age Settlement Survey on the Great Hungarian Plain.
William P. Ridge, University of Illinois at Chicago

4J: Protecting the Past: Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation

Building Futures, Saving Pasts: Recent Work of the Sustainable Preservation Initiative in Jordan
Paul Burtenshaw, Sustainable Preservation Initiative

Çatalhöyük Digital Preservation Project: Exploring Digital Methods in Archaeological Heritage Conservation
Nicola N.L. Lercari, University of California, Merced

The Risk Management at the Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Mohamed Mohamed, The Museum of Islamic Art, The Ministry of Antiquities

Coins in the Classroom: A Case Study in Community Outreach and Heritage Management
Gwynaeth McIntyre, University of Otago

A Styrofoam Past: Foamhenge, New Ruins, and Popular Archaeology
Rebecca Worsham, Smith College

Digitally Recording and Presenting the Inscriptions of Wadi el-Hudi, Egypt, a Geosemiotic Analysis
Bryan Kraemer, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University San Bernardino

4K: Systems of Knowledge and Strategic Planning in Ancient Industries (Joint AIA/APA Colloquium)

A Painting Workshop in the Catacomb of San Gennaro, Naples
Jenny R. Kreiger, University of Oregon

Invisible Trades: Apprenticeship and Systems of Knowledge in Poorly Attested Industries
Jared Benton, Old Dominion University, and Caroline Cheung, Princeton University

Locating Energy in the Archaeological Record: A Ceramic Case Study from Pompeii, Italy
Gina Tibbott, Temple University

Constructing Cetariae: The Role of Knowledge Networks in Building the Roman Fish Salting Industry
Christopher F. Motz, University of Cincinnati

Association and Archive: The Technitai of Dionysus as Keepers of Knowledge
Mali Skotheim, American School for Classical Studies at Athens

No Two are the Same: Stela Production in Ptolemaic and Roman Akhmim
Emily Cole, University of California, Berkeley

Session Block 5: Saturday, January 5, 10:45 am - 12:45 pm

5A: Archaeometric Analyses in Italy and Sicily

New Sourcing Analyses and Studies of Obsidian Trade in Northern Italy during the Neolithic
Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida

Copper and Bronze Age Metals in Sicily and Calabria: pXRF Investigation of Early Alloys in Areas of Late Adoption of Metallurgy
Andrea Vianello, University of South Florida

Grape Wine and Olive Oil in Sicilian Prehistory: New Data from Archaeometric Analyses
Davide Tanasi, University of South Florida

For Gold or Glory: Evaluating Historical Texts of the Battles of Himera, Sicily Using Isotopic Analysis
Katherine L. Reinberger, University of Georgia

5B: Fieldwork in the West and East

Surveying the Chora of a Greek City: Report from the Metaponto Archaeological Project (2018)
Spencer Pope, McMaster University

Athienou Archaeological Project, 2017-2018: Investigations at Athienou-Malloura, Cyprus
Derek B. Counts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The Final Season of the Lycoming College Expedition to Idalion, Cyprus
Pamela Gaber, Lycoming College

Investigating Imperialism in the Early Hellenistic East Mediterranean: Recent Excavations at Pyla-Vigla, Cyprus
Thomas Landvatter, Reed College

Green Petra Revisited: The Brown University Petra Terraces Archaeological Project
Evan I Levine, Brown University Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

5C: Undergraduate Paper Session

Social Clusters, GPS, and Social Networks at Ostia Antica
Jane Clark, University of Southern California

Phrasikleia Kore: an Alternative Role for Female Viewership
Allison Schukis, University of Oregon

Replacing Faces: The Transformation of Caligula into Augustus
Benjamin H. Mahony, Santa Clara University

Shoes as Visual Puns in Greek Art
Sara Beth Burch, Baylor University

Gardens beneath the Ash: Contextualizing Natural Imagery within Pompeii’s Urban Fabric
Rebecca Gaborek, College of William & Mary

5D: Roman Architecture and Urban Landscapes

Urbanism and Roman Imperialism in Etruria: New Excavations on the Acropolis of Populonia
Seth Bernard, University of Toronto

Esquiline Cityscapes: Exploring a Multifunctional Landscape at the Borders of Rome
Francesca D'Andrea, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy)

Ancient City, Universal Growth? Urban Expansion and Land Use Succession in Rome and its Environs 
Matthew J. Mandich , ISAR

A Century of Building: Local and Long-Term Perspectives on the Roman Monumentalization of Thuburbo Maius, Tunisia
J. Andrew Dufton, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Between Iconography and Ideology: Representations of Architectural Construction in Roman Art
Alyssa C. Garcia, University of Pennsylvania

5E: Countryside and Territory in Roman Italy

A Roman Villa in the Lower Val di Chiana: Report on the First Four Seasons of Fieldwork
Rebecca K. Schindler, DePauw University

New Excavations of the Roman Villa and Late Roman Infant Cemetery at Poggio Gramignano (Lugnano in Teverina, Umbria) 
David Pickel, Stanford University

Examining the Villa Rustica model: The 2017 - 2018 Excavations at the Villa del Vergigno in Northern Etruria 
C. McKenzie Lewis, University of Waterloo

Money on the Farm: Coinage and Survival
Elijah Fleming, University of Texas at Austin

5F: Sanctuaries and Sacred Landscapes in Greece and Sicily

The Lost Virgins of the Parthenon: a Reappraisal of the Nomenclature of the Temples on the Athenian Acropolis
Jan Zacharias van Rookhuijzen, Leiden University

Naming the Sanctuary: a Thesmophorian Thought Experiment
Allaire B. Stallsmith, Towson University

Visualscapes and Changing Space: Modeling the "Cult Stage" of the Argive Heraion
Natalie M. Susmann, Boston University

Sacred Landscape, Collective Memory, and the Refoundation of Morgantina
Leigh A. Lieberman, The Claremont Colleges

5G: Mycenaean Greece

Redefining Social Boundaries on the Greek Mainland from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age: a Long-Term Comparative Approach
Carolin Garcia Fine, Florida State University

The Rise of a Political Elite at Mitrou, Central Greece: an Architectural Perspective
Aleydis Van de Moortel, University of Tennessee

Excavation and Research at the Sanctuary of Zeus at Mt. Lykaion, Summers of 2017 and 2018
David Gilman Romano, University of Arizona

A New Mycenaean Occupation Phase at Koukounaries, Paros
Jason W. Earle, Institute for Aegean Prehistory

Continuity and Change in Religious Practice from the Late Bronze Age to the Iron Age
Susan Lupack, Macquarie University

5H: Networks and Connectivity in the Roman World

Rethinking the Roman tuffs: Introducing the QUADRATA project
Daniel P. Diffendale, University of Missouri

Conceptualizing Connectivity in Ostia Antica: the 2018 Field Season of the Ostia Connectivity Project
LIndsey Mazurek, University of Oregon

Coarse and Cooking Ware Pottery from the DAI/AAR Excavations at Ostia Antica: Preliminary Thoughts on Trade and Regionality
Andrew Donnelly, Loyola University Chicago, and Joey Williams, University of Central Oklahoma

Regionalism and Autonomy in the Economic Networks of North Central Anatolia
Erin Pitt, Sweet Briar College

5I: Materiality, Power, and Identity in the Hellenistic World

Matrilineal Lineage in Cult for Hellenistic Queens
Cai Thorman, University of California, Davis

Chryselephantine Couches from Hellenistic Macedonia and the Materiality of Power
Rachel Kousser, City University of New York

The Construction of Asian-Greek Identity on the Telephos Frieze
Kristen Seaman, University of Oregon

The Artistic Legacy of Luxury from 4th-Century BC Macedonia to the Roman Republic
Beryl Barr-Sharrar, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

5J: Current Events and Heritage Protection: Efforts to Protect Cultural Heritage at Risk (Workshop)

 

Session Block 6: Saturday, January 5, 1:45 - 4:45 pm

6A: The Archaeology and Architecture of Cult in the Roman Empire

Powerful Pups: Dog Sacrifice in Early Rome, a Case Study from the Area Sacra di Sant'Omobono
Victoria C. Moses, University of Arizona

Cult, Colony, and Community: Latin Colonization in the Central Apennines
Catherine K. Baker, Bowdoin College

Mimesis and Memory in the Tiber Island Sanctuary of Asclepius
Julia Judge, Harvard University

Exploring the Sanctuary of Venus in Pompeii: New Data on the Pre-Roman Phase
Ilaria Battiloro, Mount Allison University

Augusta Emerita, Mérida, and the Cult of Augustus: an Archaeological Perspective
Daniel K Osland, University of Otago

From Foundation Deposit to Religion in Roman Mithraism: The Archaeology of Apulum Mithraeum III
Matthew McCarty, University of British Columbia

Contending Vitruvius: A new study of the geometric framework and design methodology of Roman Temples.
Wladek Fuchs, University of Detroit Mercy

6B: No Rest in the West: Local Industries in the Western Provinces (Colloquium)

Roman Conquest and Balearic Persistence: Ibizan Ceramic Production and Distribution into the Imperial Period
Alexander J. Smith, The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Transition from the Pre-Roman World to the Roman World in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula: The Example of Bracara Augusta
Rui Morais, Universidade do Porto

The Lure of the Mines: Mining, Labor, and Local Industries in Carthago Nova (Cartagena,Spain)
Linda R. Gosner, University of Michigan

Spinning the Evidence: Textile Production in Roman Britain
Lisa Venables, University of Leicester

6C: Three-Dimensional Archaeology Comes of Age (Colloquium)

Structure from Motion and Archaeological Excavation: Experiences of the Via Consolare Project in Pompeii
Michael A. Anderson, San Francisco State University

Digital Vacone: The Upper Sabina Tiberina Project’s Transition from 2B Pencils to 3D Mesh
Matthew F. Notarian, Hiram College

3D Approaches to High-Tech Ceramics: Evaluating Precision and Standardization in Transport Amphoras
Justin Leidwanger, Stanford University

Virtual Reality and Photogrammetric Techniques at Cosa
Matthew Brennan, Indiana University, Nicholas Plank, Indiana University, and Jarod Saxberg, Indiana University

This is Your Brain on Space: Leveraging Neurocartography to Understand Spatial Cognition in Pompeian Houses
David Fredrick, University of Arkansas

3D Modeling for Architectural Research: The House of the Rhyta at Pseira
Miriam G. Clinton, Rhodes College

The 3D Olympia Monument Explorer: Exploring large 3D Data Sets, Texts, and Images of an Early Monumental Temple
Philip Sapirstein, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

6D: Coping with Change in Late Antiquity

Last Suppers at Sardis
Marcus Rautman, University of Missouri-Columbia

Shedding Light on the Galilee: Architectural Transfer from Ancient Roman Text to Medieval Christian Monument
Edmund V. Thomas, Durham University

Late Antique Labraunda: Spolia, 'Unspolia,' and the Sanctuary of Zeus Labraundos
Anna M. Sitz, Universität Heidelberg

Reaction and Renovation: The Moderation of Architectural Change in Roman Theater-Arenas
John H. Sigmier, University of Pennsylvania

Everything Old is New Again: The Reuse of Theater Ruins in Late Antique Macedonia
Matthew D Schueller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Cost of the Late Antique Inscribed Sarcophagi: The Evidence from Salona
Dora Ivanisevic, Brown University

6E: Navigating the Job Market: Life Beyond Your Degree (Workshop)

 

6F: Musical and Choral Performance Spaces in the Ancient World (Colloquium)

e2 nam-nar-ra(k): A Space for Royal Musical Performances in Ancient Mesopotamia 
Daniel Sánchez Muñoz, Universidad de Granada

Sounds from the Sea: Reconsidering Cycladic Marble Musicians in their Archaeological Context
Massimo Cultraro, National Research Council. Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage of Catania (Italy)

Dancing for Artemis at Brauron: Choreia and the Shaping of Sacred Space
Caleb Patrick Simone, Columbia University

Choro-architecture: Archaic Choral Poetry and the Temple Column 
Deborah Tarn Steiner, Columbia University

Painted Music” between Symbolic Space and Social Identity. Some Considerations on the Role and the Semantic Meaning of the Music: Iconographic Choices and Strategies of Communication in the Western Greek World
Marco Serino, University of Torino (Italy)

6G: Death in the Polis: Social Context and Identities in Greek Mortuary Practice (Colloquium)

The Social Groups of Early Iron Age Knossos
James Whitley, Cardiff University

Glimpses of the Invisible Dead: A Seventh-Century B.C.E. Cemetery in Northern Piraeus
Nathan T. Arrington, Princeton University, Georgios Spyropoulos, Ephorate of Antiquities of Corinth, and Demetrios J. Brellas, Framingham State University

Life and Death in Archaic Athens: Intersectional Personhood at Phaleron
Aliya R. Hoff, Arizona State University, Jessica Rothwell, Arizona State University, Eleanna Prevedorou, Arizona State University, Jane E. Buikstra, Arizona State University, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, University of Tennessee Knoxville, and Stella Chryssoulaki, Ephorate of Antiquities of Piraeus and Islands

The Funerary Topography of Metics in Archaic Athens
Timothy Shea, Duke University

The Space and Place of Death in the Early Polis: Perspectives from Argos
Cicek Tascioglu Beeby, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Premature Death Within and Without the Polis: Child Burials in the Northern Greek Colonies and the Macedonian Kingdom in the Archaic Period
Vasiliki Saripanidi, Université libre de Bruxelles

6H: Space and Decoration in the Roman House

Painted Decoration on Roman House Facades
Taylor Lauritsen, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Theorizing Image and Abstraction in the Roman Villa Farnesina
Nicola J. Barham, University of Michigan

Living Objects (?) – Vitruvius’ monstra and a Re-evaluation of the Small Finds from the Insula del Menandro (I.10) at Pompeii
Adrian Hielscher, University of Kiel (CAU)

The Dionysian Theatre Garden: Situating Omphale and Hercules at Pompeii
Lisa A. Hughes, University of Calgary

Pompeian Residential Architecture: Environmental, Digital, Interdisciplinary Archive (PRAEDIA). New Research in the Regio II
Riccardo Olivito, IMT-School for Advanced Studies Lucca, and Anna Anguissola, Pisa University, Italy

6I: The Medieval Countryside: An Archaeological Perspective (Colloquium)

Archaeological approaches and settlement systems in Medieval central Greece
Athanasios K. Vionis, University of Cyprus

Archaeological Survey and Understanding the Rural Landscape in Byzantine Greece: Some Specific Examples
Timothy E. Gregory, Ohio State University, and Lita Tzortzopoulou-Gregory, Australian Archaeological Institute in Athens

Aegean Landscapes of the Early Middle Ages: New Perspectives from Naxos
Sam Turner, Newcastle University, and Jim Crow, University of Edinburgh

The Domestic and Built Environment of a Byzantine Village
Mark Pawlowski, UCLA

The Medieval Countryside at a Regional Scale in the Western Argolid and Northeastern Peloponnesus
Dimitri Nakassis, University of Colorado, Sarah James, University of Colorado, Scott Gallimore, Wilfrid Laurier University, and William Caraher, University of North Dakota

What Happens when Historians and Archaeologists talk to each other: the Avkat Archaeological Project
Hugh Elton, Trent University, John Haldon, Princeton University, and James Newhard, College of Charleston

Session Block 7: Sunday, January 6, 8:00 - 11:00 am

7A: Archaeology and Conspiracy Theories (Workshop)

PANELISTS: John Albertson, AIA Member-at-Large, Anna Leinberger, AIA Member-at-Large, Carly Maris, University of California, Riverside, Giulia Napolitano, University of Cologne, Elizabeth Parker, University of California, Irvine, Ryan Stitt, AIA Member-at-Large, and Emily Sumner, University of California, Irvine

7B: Craft Production in the Medieval and Post-Medieval Mediterranean (Colloquium)

Age-old Traditions Coming of Age: Metal Production, Communities, and Landscape in the Medieval Balkans
Georgios Makris, Princeton University

Embroidery Workshops in the Ottoman Empire
Michalis Lychounas, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Ephorate of Antiquities of Kavala

The “Stone of Athienou”: An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Stone Workers in Central Cyprus
P. Nick Kardulias, College of Wooster

Craft Production in an ‘Open-Trade Zone’: Metal Work in Late Medieval/Early Modern Aegean
Nikos Kontogiannis, Koc University

Connections among Craft Communities in the Late Medieval Mediterranean: New Considerations on Patterns of use of the Naples Yellow Pigment
Florence Liard, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne, France

On the Transfer of Knowledge in Ivories of the Medieval Mediterranean
Anthony Cutler , Penn State University

7C: Prehistoric Crete

Firing Diversity? A later Neolithic Pottery Production Area at Knossos and the Development of Pottery Production on Crete
Peter Tomkins, University of Catania

Time for Plain Speaking: Thinking through Plain Handleless Cups in Minoan Crete
Ilaria Caloi, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, and Simona Todaro, University of Catania, Italy

Rise of the Individual or Continuation of the Communal: Minoan Pre- and Protopalatial Larnakes on Crete
Laura Ursprung-Nerling, University of Missouri-Columbia

New Research on Minoan Gold: First Results and Implications for Understanding Off-Island Interaction
Borja Legarra Herrero, UCL Institute of Archaeology

Death and Divinity at Kommos: Reinterpreting a Prothesis Scene on an Incised Cup from the Iron Age Sanctuary
Megan J. Daniels, University of New England - Australia

Minoans in Punt: an Interpretation of the Akrotiri Frescoes
Elizabeth A. Fisher, Randolph-Macon College

Mochlos, Uninterrupted: Material Evidence from the Settlement during Middle Minoan IIB-IIIA
Georgios Doudalis, Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg

7D: The Potters’ Quarter of Corinth: New Approaches to Old Data (Colloquium)

Middle Corinthian Workshops in the Potters’ Quarter at Corinth
Ann Blair Brownlee, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Experiment, Innovation, and Standardization: Archaic Pottery Production at CorinthBice Peruzzi, Rutgers University, and Amanda Reiterman, College of the Holy Cross

Potters at Work and Potters in Distress on the Penteskouphia Pinakes from Archaic Corinth
Eleni Hasaki, University of Arizona

Making It Work: Life and Labor at the Terracotta Factory
Katherine B. Harrington, Florida State University

...And Some Figurines: Recovering Terracotta Assemblages from the Potters’ Quarter
Theodora Kopestonsky, University of Tennessee

The Stelai Shrines of the Potters’ Quarter, Reappraisals of Ritual Furniture in Context
Andrew F. Ward, New York University

7E: People in Movement and Landscapes

The Political Ecology of Roads and Movement: Yalburt Archaeological Landscape Research Project 2018 Season
Peri A. Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago

Grounded: A MB Settlement on the Sharur Valley Floor, 2015-2016 Excavations of the Naxcivan Archaeological Project
Hilary Gopnik, Monash University

Evidence for Transhumance among the Early Roman Towers of the Central Alentejo, Portugal
Karilyn Sheldon, Western Iberia Archaeology, and Joey Williams, University of Central Oklahoma

A Stranger in All Lands: The Origins of Mercenary Warfare in Egypt
Hannah Ringheim, University of Oxford

Blueprints for Bureaucracy: How the Egyptian Government Designed Settlements in the Desert to oversee Amethyst Mining
Kate Liszka, California State University San Bernardino

7F: Understanding the Archaeological Record of Roman Iberia: Exploring the Creation of Knowledge and Communication across Boundaries of Nationality, Language, and Academic Tradition (Colloquium)

Where Anglophone Scholars Fear to Tread? Trends in International Collaboration in the Archaeology and Epigraphy of Roman Hispania since World War II
Jonathan Edmondson, York University, Toronto

Exploring Iberian Pasts: Transnational Academic Mobility in a European Context
Paul S. Johnson, University of Sheffield

Mining Matters: Cross-Regional Research and Ancient Connectivity in the Mining Landscapes of Roman Iberia
Linda Gosner, University of Michigan

The Can Modolell Archaeological Project
Alejandro Sinner, University of Victoria

Social Interactions in the Countryside of Late Iron Age Iberia
Jesus Garcia-Sanchez, University of Leiden

7G: New Research at Oplontis B, Torre Annunziata (Colloquium)

Oplontis B: History of the Excavations, 1974-2017
John R. Clarke, University of Texas at Austin

Topography and Connectivity at Oplontis B
Nayla K. Muntasser, University of Texas at Austin

The Row Houses of Oplontis B
Ivo van der Graaff, University of New Hampshire

Upstairs at Oplontis B: Design and Function of the Upper Level of a Roman Distribution Center
Michael L. Thomas, University of Texas at Austin

Fragments and reconstructions: Decorative Surfaces at Oplontis B 
Regina Gee, Montana State University

Between Farm and Table: Oplontis B and the Dynamics of Amphora Packaging and Distribution
Jennifer L. Muslin, University of Texas at Austin

7H: Prospective Memory in Ancient Rome: Constructing the Future Through Material and Textual Culture (Joint AIA/APA Colloquium)

The Future of the Past: Fabius Pictor and Dionysios of Halicarnassos on the Pompa Circensis (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 7.70-72)
Jacob A. Latham, University of Tennessee

Remembering to Mourn in Tacitus’ Annals: Germanicus’ Death and the Shape of Grief
Aaron M. Seider, College of the Holy Cross

Ad futuram memoriam: The Augustan Ludi Saeculares
Eric Orlin, University of Puget Sound

Statuary Alteration as Prediction Error: A Cognitive Theoretical Approach to Reuse
Diana Y. Ng, University of Michigan-Dearborn

The Beforelives of Votives: Prospective Memory and Religious Experience in the Roman Empire
Maggie L. Popkin, Case Western Reserve University

Fusing of Ancestor Worship and the Cult of Martyrs in Late Fourth Century Gold Glass 
Susan Ludi Blevins, AIA Member at Large

7I: Graphic Display. Form and Meaning in Greek and Latin Writing (Joint AIA/APA Colloquium)

Document Titles in Greek Inscriptions
Randall Souza, Seattle University

"Game-used Equipment": Reading Inscribed Athletic Objects
Peter J. Miller, University of Winnipeg

Tesserae Nummulariae: Creating a Typology of Graphic Display on Portable Latin Labels
Lindsay Holman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Circular by Design: Graphic Clues in Magical and Cultic Graffiti
Irene Polinskaya, King's College London

Graphic Order from Alpha to Omega: Alphabetization in Hellenistic Inscriptions
Alexandra Schultz, Harvard University

7J: New Directions in Isiac Studies (Joint AIA/APA Colloquium)

The Cult of Isis, from ‘Oriental’ to Global
Laurent Bricault, Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès

In the Guise of Isis: Visual Symbols and Constructing Identity
Richard Veymiers, University of Leiden

Where Art Meets Text: Potent Words and Vivid Images in the Isiac Cults
Molly Swetnam-Burland, College of William and Mary

The Afterlife of Egypt in Early Christian Apologetics
Eleni H. Manolaraki, University of South Florida

Origins, Dialogues, and Identities: Shifting Perspectives on Greek Hymns to Egyptian Gods
Ian Moyer, University of Michigan

Session Block 8: Sunday, January 6, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

8A: Living as an Etruscan: Cities vs. Communities in Etruria (Colloquium)

Arezzo
Ingrid Edlund Berry, The University of Texas at Austin

Cetamura del Chianti
Nancy T. de Grummond, Florida State University

Etruscan Fiesole and the “Agro Fiorentino”
Gregory Warden, Franklin University Switzerland

Poggio Colla
Gretchen Meyers, Franklin and Marshall College

Topography is Destiny: Poggio Civitate and the Community Form of the Crete Senese
Anthony Tuck, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Orvieto
Claudio Bizzarri, Parco Archeologico e Ambientale dell’Orvietano, Orvieto, Italy

8B: Greek Sculpture in Clay and Stone

Motionless Statues? Inscriptions and Movement in Archaic Greek Sculpture
Johannes J Fouquet, M.A., Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Heidelberg (Germany), CRC 933 "Material Text Cultures"

Figurines in Context: An Overview on Clay Statuettes from the Sanctuary of Despotiko 
Erica Morais Angliker , School of Advanced Study, University of London

The Origins of Terracotta Figurine Use at Corinth: News from the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore
Susan Langdon, University of Missouri

Plotting the Herms of the Athenian Agora: A New Approach to Sculptural Scatter and Legacy Data
Laura Hutchison, Johns Hopkins University

New Insights on the Pasquino Group through the ‘Minor Arts’
Rebecca Levitan, University of California, Berkeley

The Hellenistic Honorific Statue Habit in Ptolemaic Egypt 
Sara E. Cole, J. Paul Getty Museum

8C: Burial, Identity, and Social Organization

Sweet Child of Mine: Archaic Child Burials at the Stavros Archaeological Project
Kristen Millions, University of Alberta

Disinterring Collective Identity in a Hellenistic Port City: The Burials from Hellenistic Demetrias
Adam J.R. Wiznura, University of Alberta

Cremation Practices on the Roman Military Frontier: Scientific Studies of Burials from a Cemetery Site on Hadrian’s Wall
Simon Mays, Historic England

A Tale of Two Hills: Beaker Period Burials on Knockloon and Roughan hills, Co. Clare, Ireland.
Ros Ó Maoldúin, The Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology - National University of Ireland, Galway

Between Eleusis and Apulia: Revisiting the Underworld Krater from Altamura
David Saunders, J. Paul Getty Museum

8D: Archaeology in Germany and the U.S. in the 20th and 21st Century: Collaboration, Crisis, and Continuity (Colloquium)

Transplanting German Archaeology to New York
Hans Peter Obermayer, University of Munich

The German Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung after 1945 as a Promoter of Science and International Exchange of Scholars – with Special Regard on Classics and Archeology
Christian Jansen, University of Trier

The Big Digs Go Digital Project: A Joint Undertaking of the German Archaeological Institute and the American School in Athens
Bruce Hartzler, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and Reinhard Förtsch, German Archaeological Institute, Athens

Interaction between the AIA and DAI during the Wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan 
C. Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania, and Ortwin Dally, German Archaeological Institute, Rome

8E: Teaching Ancient Sites in the longue durée – the Example of Corinth (Workshop)

 

8F: North Aegean Architectural Networks: Thasos and Samothrace in the Formation of Hellenistic and Roman Design (Colloquium)

Building the Propylon of Ptolemy II between Thasos and Samothrace
Samuel Holzman, University of Pennsylvania

Architectural Decoration in the North Aegean: Specificities, Connections, Interactions
Laurence Cavalier, Ausonius, Université Bordeaux Montaigne

The Lesbian Kyma in Northern Greece: Thasos and Samothrace
Vincent Baillet, Ausonius, Université Bordeaux Montaigne

The Origins of Bucrania in the Monumental Architecture of the Hellenistic Period in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace
Cassandre Mbonyo-Kiefer, Ausonius, Université Bordeaux Montaigne

The Lewis in the Monumental Architecture of Samothrace and Thasos in the Hellenistic Period
William Aylward, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Raising the Roof: Stoa Woodwork in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace
Zachary Forstrom, Emory University

The Particularities of the Northwest Stoa in the Agora of Thasos
Manuela Wurch Kozelj, Ecole française d'Athènes

8G: Mobility, Acculturation and Hybridity: Pottery and Diversity in the Late Bronze Age (Colloquium)

Pottery Traditions at Ayios Vasileios, Laconia
Eleftheria Kardamaki, OREA Institut für Orientalische und Europäische Archäologie

Making Cretan Transport Stirrup Jars in the Argolid
Peter Day, University of Sheffield

The Mycenaean and Local Pottery Traditions at Koukonissi, Lemnos
Che-Hsien Tsai, University of Sheffield

Material and Human Mobility: the Diverse Ceramic Worlds of Teichos Dymaion, Achaia, Greece
Michalis Gazis, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport

Aegean, Aegean-style, and Local Pottery Traditions in Nuragic Sardinia: New Evidence from Selargius on the Bay of Cagliari
Benoit Proulx, University of Sheffield

8H: Archaeological Research at Notion

Past and Present Research at Notion, Turkey: Using Museum and Archival Material to Contextualize New Results
Christina DiFabio, University of Michigan

Surface Collection at Notion
Angela Commito, Union College

The Hellenistic Fortifications of Notion and their Regional Context
Felipe Rojas, Brown University, and Alex Marko, Brown University

The Sacred Architecture of Notion
Christopher Ratté, University of Michigan

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