2018 Preliminary Academic Program

The 2018 Annual Meeting was held in Boston, Massachusetts, January 4–7.

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Session Block 1: Friday, January 5, 8:00 - 10:30 am

SESSION 1A: Workshop
New Directions in Seleucid Archaeology

MODERATORS: Rocco Palermo, University of Groningen, and Lidewijde de Jong, University of Groningen

PANELISTS: Ela Katzy, Vorderasistiche Museum Berlin, Johannes Kohler, Free University Berlin, Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides, University of Sidney, Sandra Heinsch, University of Innsbruck, Deborah Sandhaus, Tel Aviv University, Marek Olszewski, University of Warsaw, Stefan Wagner, University of Nurmberg, Avner Ecker, Princeton University, and Paul Kosmin, Harvard University

SESSION 1B: Workshop
Probing, Publishing, and Promoting the Use of Digital Archaeological Data

MODERATOR: Francis P. McManamon, Center for Digital Antiquity, Arizona State University

PANELISTS: Jeffery H. Altschul, Statistical Research, Inc., Erin Walcek Averett, Creighton University, William Caraher, University of South Dakota, Derek B. Counts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Carrie Heitman, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, The Alexandria Archive Institute, and Adam Rabinowitz, The University of Texas at Austin

Fieldwork in Mycenaean and Early Iron Age Greece

The Vapheio-Palaiopyrgi Survey Project: Preliminary Results
Louise A. Hitchcock, The University of Melbourne, Anne P. Chapin, Brevard College, Emilia Banou, University of the Peloponnese, Evangelia Pantou, Ephor of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Laconia, Jim Reynolds, Brevard College, and Andreas Tsatasaris, Technological Educational Institute of Athens

MYNEKO 2017: Latest Results of Excavation of the MH–LH sites of Aghios Ioannis and Aghia Marina Pyrghos, and the Kopaic Plain
Michael F. Lane, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Elena Kountouri, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports

The New Excavations at Malthi
Rebecca Worsham, Smith College, and Michael Lindblom, Uppsala University

A Middle Helladic III - Late Helladic I Phase 1 Pottery Kiln at Mitrou, Central Greece
Aleydis Van de Moortel, University of Tennessee

The Palace of Nestor at Pylos, 2017
Sharon R. Stocker, University of Cincinnati, and Jack L. Davis, University of Cincinnati

SESSION 1D: Colloquium
Current Approaches to the Materiality of Texts in Greco-Roman Antiquity

ORGANIZERS: Ilaria Bultrighini, University College London, and Erica Angliker, Columbia University

Elegy, Epigram, and the Complementarity of Text and Monument
Joseph Day, Wabash College

Farewell to the Arms—Farewell in Arms. Weapons on Stone and in Inscriptional Epigrams
Silvia Barbantani, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Iconicity in Context: the Image-Bound Origins of Aegean Writing
Silvia Ferrara, Sapienza University of Roma

Formulating Faith on Objects and Buildings: The “Light, Life” Formula in Late Antiquity
Sean V. Leatherbury, Bowling Green State University

Strategies of Ocular and Imaginary Deixis in Descriptive Greek Epigrams
Federica Scicolone, King’s College London

Textual Visuality: IPT 24a and IRT 321 at the Theatre of Lepcis Magna as Case Study
Catherine E. Bonesho, University of Wisconsin-Madison

SESSION 1E: Colloquium
Other Pasts: Comparing Landscapes, Monuments, and Memories across the Mediterranean

ORGANIZERS: Peter van Dommelen, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University, and Felipe Rojas, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University

DISCUSSANT: Susan Alcock, University of Michigan

Memory, Types, and the Transmission of Culture
Alicia Jiménez, Duke University

The Pasts of “Others” in the Roman West
Andrew C. Johnston, Yale University

Tartessos, Regional Memory, and an Alternative “Classical” Past
Carolina López-Ruiz, The Ohio State University

Colonial Memory and Ritual Practice in the Phoenician World?
Josephine Quinn, Worcester College, University of Oxford

Memory and the Moveable City in Ionia
Naoíse Mac Sweeney, University of Leicester

Amnesia Anatolica: Comparing Forgettings in Hattusas and Ankara
Müge Durusu Tanrıöver, Bilkent University, and Felipe Rojas, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University

SESSION 1F: Colloquium
The Tetnies Sarcophagi at the MFA, Boston: New Discoveries and New Approaches

ORGANIZERS: P. Gregory Warden, Franklin University Switzerland, and Phoebe Segal, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Discovery to Display: the ‘Afterlife’ of the Tetnies Sarcophagi
Phoebe Segal, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Coming to Light: the Conservation and Technical Study of the Tetnies Sarcophagi
C. Mei-An Tsu, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Richard Newman, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Some Linguistic Features of the Inscriptions on the Tetnie Sarcophagi
Rex Wallace, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Covering the Couple: The Social Significance of Textiles on the Tetnies Sarcophagi
Gretchen Meyers, Franklin & Marshall College

Contextualizing the Boston Sarcophagi: Amazonomachies, Women, and Men in Fourth-Century Etruria
Francesco de Angelis, Columbia University

SESSION 1G: Colloquium
Musical Instruments as Votive Gifts in the Ancient Greek World

ORGANIZERS: Sheramy Bundrick, University of South Florida St Petersburg, and Angela Bellia, Chair, AIA Archaeomusicology Interest Group

DISSCUSSANT: Clemente Marconi, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Musical Instruments and the Festivals of Apollo
Erica Angliker, University of Zurich

Gender Aspects of Ritual Auloi-Playing
Erika Lindgren Liljenstolpe, Uppsala University (Sweden), and Jenny Högström Berntson, University of Gothenburg

Musical Instruments and Their Miniature Models as Votive Offerings to Female Deities in Sanctuaries of Ancient Greece
Angeliki Liveri, Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs of Athens (Greece)

“…this rhoptron that I’ll never touch again”, or When Women in Transition Consecrated to the Gods
Eleonora Colangelo, University of Paris Diderot-Paris 7

Inside and Outside the Tomb: the Isiac Sistrum as Testimony of Worshipers’ Beliefs
Arnaud Saura-Ziegelmeyer, University of Toulouse II Jean Jaurès

The Aulos from the Sanctuary of Malophoros at Selinunte and the Sacred Contexts of the So-Called “Early Type” Auloi in the Greek World
Angela Bellia, Chair, AIA Archaeomusicology Interest Group

Advances in Aegean Prehistory

Iklaina-Traganes is Linear B a-pu2 but not Homeric Aipu, or is it??
Thomas G. Palaima, University of Texas at Austin

The Children’s Chamber Tomb: A Case Study of Unusual Juvenile Demography in a Late Bronze Age Cemetery in Central Greece
Kaitlyn Stiles, University of Tennessee

A Paleodemographic Approach to Burial Exclusion in Mycenaean Achaia
Olivia A. Jones, University of Groningen

The Daniel-Kober Correspondence and New (Again) Approaches to Cypro-Minoan
Cassandra Donnelly, University of Texas at Austin

The Gods of Kommos: Reconsidering the Deities of the Tripillar Shrine and their Cross-Cultural Meanings in the Iron Age
Megan Johanna Daniels, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Mochlos at the End of the Seventh century B.C.E.: Results from Recent Excavations
Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

News from the Western Provinces

Partying in the Provinces: Tracking Roman Social Networks via Domestic Spaces
Alec Brown, University at Buffalo

War, Ritual, and Symbolism: The Gallic Carnyx
Marsha McCoy, Southern Methodist University

The Cheeky Gaul: The Signis Receptis Type of L. Caninius Gallus (RIC I Augustus 416)
Rebecca Katz, University of Miami

In Provinces Far Far Away: The Pairs of Amphitheaters at Carnuntum and Aquincum
Marlee H. Miller, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

A New Statue of Attis from the Roman Military Camp in Mainz
Peter Satterthwaite, Washington University in St. Louis

The Past in Romano-British Landscapes
Lacey Wallace, University of Lincoln

Literary to Visual Form in Romano-British Architecture: Reading the Low Ham Mosaic
Serena N. Crosson, Brophy College Preparatory

SESSION 1J: Colloquium
New Approaches to the Catacombs of Rome

ORGANIZERS: Sarah Madole, City University of New York—Borough of Manhattan Community College

DISCUSSANT: John Bodel, Brown University

Site-Specific Styles in Roman Catacomb Epigraphy
Jenny Kreiger, University of Michigan

Roman Sarcophagi with Catacomb Contexts: A Case Study
Sarah Madole, City University of New York—Borough of Manhattan Community College

Offerings Agricultural and Financial
Daniel Ullucci, Rhodes College

Christian Invention and Imagination at the Crypt of the Popes in the Catacombs of Callixtus, Rome
Nicola Denzey Lewis, Brown University

Exploring Estelle: AIA Advocate, Jewish Site Preservation Pioneer
Jessica dello Russo, Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana

Session Block 2: Friday, January 5, 10:45 am - 12:45 pm

SESSION 2A: Joint AIA/SCS Workshop
“The Classics Tuning Project”: Competency and Visibility in the Classics at Small Liberal Arts Schools

MODERATOR: Angela Ziskowski, Coe College

PANELISTS: Clara Shaw Hardy, Carleton College, Angela Ziskowski, Coe College, Sanjaya Thakur, Colorado College, and Lisl Walsh, Beloit College

Architecture and Construction in Late Antiquity

The Marzamemi “Church Wreck” in the Sixth-Century Mediterranean
Andrew Donnelly, Loyola University Chicago, and Justin Leidwanger, Stanford University

Contractors and Corporati: an Epigraphic Study of the Organization of Building in Fourth Century C.E. Rome
John Fabiano, University of Toronto

Coming to Our Senses: The Audio-Visual System of a Myth in Marble
Stephanie A Hagan, University of Pennsylvania

Constantine in the Imperial Palace at Serdica
Eric Charles De Sena, Transylvania Alive Association for Cultural Heritage

Excavation in the Late Antique City at Golemo Gradište, Konjuh, 2016-2017
Carolyn S. Snively, Gettysburg College, and Goran Sanev, Archaeological Museum, Skopje

Venus, Eros, and Eroticism: Religion and Society in the Roman World

Venus Pompeiana Project: New Investigations at the Sanctuary of Venus in Pompeii
Ilaria Battiloro, Mount Allison University, Marcello Mogetta, University of Missouri, and Laura D’Esposito, Parco Archeologico di Pompei

The Terracotta Statuettes of Eros from Larinum
Elizabeth C. Robinson, University of Dallas

Veiled Venus and Lar Ruralis: Two Terracotta Figurines from the Ostia Synagogue
Mary Jane Cuyler, University of Sydney

The Business of Bodies in Ancient Rome: A Return on Investment Study
Robert Stephan, University of Arizona, and Brad Hintz, University of Arizona

A Rare Position: Roman Spintriae, Archaeological Context, and Ancient Erotica
Katherine A. P. Iselin, University of Missouri

Two Newly Discovered Marble Statues of Aphrodite from Petra’s North Ridge
Mark Abbe, University of Georgia

New Methodological Approaches in Archaeological Problems

Rethinking the Monograph: Design and Audience in the Digital Age of Excavation Reports
Tyler Duane Johnson, University of Michigan, and Matthew C. Naglak, University of Michigan

Integrating Multispectral Imaging, Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) and Photogrammetry for Archaeological Objects
Chantal Stein, Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Emily Frank, Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and Sebastian Heath, Institute for Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Preliminary Sketches by Onesimos: Using RTI to Understand Artistic Practice
Julianne Cheng, Emory University

The Heat of the Night: Results of Aerial Thermography Performed at Zagora and Methone, Greece.
Hugh Thomas, The University of Sydney

Eating and Drinking in the Ancient World

Drinking in Hellenistic Times: Standardization and Local Variation
Alexandros Laftsidis, University of Cincinnati

Locating the Minoan Kitchen
Micaela Carignano, Cornell University

Sometimes Pigs Fly: S.Anna Zooarchaeology Project Preliminary Results (Seasons 2015-2016)
Roberto Miccichè, University of South Florida, Natascha Sojc, Klassische Archäologie—Universität Augsburg, Pietro Valenti, Università degli Studi di Palermo, and Luca Sineo, Università degli Studi di Palermo

The Zooarchaeology of Ritual Meals Across the Agricultural Transition in the Southern Levant
Jacqueline Meier, Trent University

The Diet of Romans and Langobards in the Veneto from Late Antiquity to the Early Medieval Period
Ashley B. Maxwell, University of South Florida, and Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida

Landscapes and Topography in Greece

The 2017 Mazi Archaeological Project: Test Excavations and Site Investigations
Sylvian Fachard, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Alex R. Knodell, Carleton College, and Kalliopi Papangeli, Ephorate of Antiquities of West Attica, Piraeus, and the Islands

Boom and Bust in the Western Argolid: A Tale of Polis Formation
Melanie Godsey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Machal Gradoz, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and Sarah A. James, University of Colorado Boulder

Biographies of Battlefields
Brandon Braun, UCLA

The Typology and Topography of Spartan Burials from the Protogeometric through Hellenistic Periods
Paul Christesen, Dartmouth College

Peregrinations and Administrations: Using GIS to Assess the Itineraries of Travelers in the Mani Peninsula, 100–1950 C.E.
Rebecca M. Seifried, Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Foundation for Research and Technology—Hellas, and Chelsea A. M. Gardner, Mount Allison University

Multiscalar Interaction in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

Craft Crossover: A Creative Response to Social Change
Emily Miller Bonney, California State University Fullerton

What is Mine is Not Yours: Potters’ Marks as Indicators of Territoriality and Local Production in Protopalatial Mochlos
Georgios Doudalis, Ruprecht-Karls Universitat Heidelberg

Mycenae’s Built-Road Network, Reconsidered
Gavin P. Blasdel, University of Pennsylvania, and Thomas F. Tartaron, University of Pennsylvania

Connecting the Pots: Assessing Late Bronze Age Interaction in the Southern Aegean
Paula Gheorghiade, University of Toronto

Rewiring the Mediterranean Web: A Case Study in Italo-Aegean Connectivity during the Bronze Age—Iron Age Transition
Kimberley A.M. van den Berg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Epigraphy and Inscribed Objects

Ostraka from the Athenian Agora, 2000-2016
James P. Sickinger, Florida State University

New Inscribed Clamps and Dowels from the Athenian Propylaia
Robert K. Pitt, College Year in Athens

From Pelekos to Kilroy: The Greek Graffiti of Abu Simbel and the Creation of Hellenic Identity in Egypt
David M. Wheeler, University of California, Berkeley

Possible New Epigraphic Evidence for a Jewish Synagogue at Augusta Emerita (Merida, Spain) in the First Century C.E.
Jonathan Edmondson, York University (Toronto)

Local Elites and Honorary Practices in the Roman World

The Honorary Practice in Hellenistic and Imperial Sicily
Rebecca Henzel, Freie Universitaet Berlin

Monumental Themes: Local Perspectives on the Arch of the Sergii
Charlotte L. Forstall, Indiana University, Bloomington

Portraits of Fame or Bodies of Shame? Charioteer Statues, Public Performance, and Social Infamy in Imperial Rome
Sinclair Bell, Northern Illinois University, Jean-Charles Balty, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), and Frederik Grosser, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg

A Recarved Roman Portrait Head of a Woman in the Art Institute of Chicago
Katharine A. Raff, Art Institute of Chicago

Encounters with Benefactors in Roman Tarraco
Rachel Meyers, Iowa State University

Western Greece

The Metaponto Archaeological Project: New research in the chora of a Greek city
Spencer Pope, McMaster University, and Sveva Savelli, Queen’s University

Panathenaic Amphoras in the West: The Case of the Temple of Athena in Syracuse
Giulio Amara, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy)

Excavating a Hellenistic House at Morgantina (Sicily): Report on Recent Excavations by the Contrada Agnese Project (2016-2017)
Alex Walthall, University of Texas at Austin

Terracotta Altars of Morgantina: A Contextual Approach
Andrew Tharler, Bryn Mawr College

Flying over the Temples
Maurizio Forte, Duke University, and Everett Newton, Duke University

SESSION 2K: Workshop
Digital Preservation: Tools and Strategies for Preserving Archaeological Data for Future Generations

MODERATORS: Kelsey George, University of California, Santa Barbara

PANELISTS: Theresa Huntsma, Sardis Expedition, Harvard Art Museums, and Eric Kansa, Open Context

Poster Session

The Maritime Transport of Bronze Sculptures as Scrap in the Ancient Mediterranean
Katerina Velentza, University of Southampton

Using GIS to Explore Legacy Spatial Data at Isthmia
Jon M. Frey, Michigan State University

Πεδίον Λαρισίον: Mapping Settlement Patterns on the Ierapetra Isthmus
Catharine Judson, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and Andrew Cabaniss, University of Michigan

From Words To Pictures: Visualizing The Archaeological Journals Of Chaco Canyon
Jenny Kenyon, Penn State University

Identifying Animal Mobility in Chalcolithic Portugal: Isotopic Analyses of Cattle from the Sites of Zambujal and Leceia
Lizzie Wright, University of Sheffield, Anna J. Waterman, Mount Mercy University, Michael Kunst, German Archaeological Institute, Madrid, Spain, João Luís Cardoso, Centre for Archaeological Studies, Oeiras Municipal Council, Portugal, Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida, and David W. Peate, University of Iowa

Technical Choices Always Matter
Sandra Grujin, University of Victoria, Alejandro G. Sinner, University of Victoria, and Marisol Madrid i Fernandez, Universitat de Barcelona

An Execution in Medieval Sicily
Luca Sineo, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Roberto Miccichè, University of South Florida, Pietro Valenti, Università degli Studi di Palermo, and Giuseppe Carotenuto, Università degli Studi di Palermo

Settlement Patterns in Albania from the Iron Age Through Greek and Roman Colonization and Integration (1100 B.C.E. - 395 C.E.)
Erina Baci, Mississippi State University

Formation and Transformation of a City and its Road System. New Evidence from the Gabii Project 2017 Excavation in Area J
Arianna Zapelloni Pavia, University of Michigan

An Early History of the Washington Society of the AIA
Elise A. Friedland, George Washington University, and Allison Gartrell, George Washington University

The S’Urachi Project: Cultural Encounters and Everyday Life around a Nuraghe in Phoenician and Punic Sardinia
Peter van Dommelen, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University, and Alfonso Stiglitz, Museo Civico, San Vero Milis

The Stelai Shrines of Greek Corinth: New Approaches and Evidence
Andrew Farinholt Ward, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Delving Deeper: New Understandings of the High Relief Frieze from the Athenian Agora (2015-2017)
Rebecca Levitan, University of California, Berkeley, Andrew Stewart, Eric Driscoll, Natalie Gleason, Erin Lawrence, Samantha Lloyd-Knauf, and Kelsey Turbeville

From S’Urachi to the Sinis Peninsula: Multi-scalar Survey of West-Central Sardinia in the First Millennium B.C.E.
Linda Gosner, University of Michigan, Alexander Smith, The College at Brockport—State University of New York, Jessica Nowlin, University of Texas at San Antonio, and Maura Vargiu, Universitat de València

The Applications of ArcGIS Using Numismatic Material from Cosa’s Bath Complex
Melissa Ludke, Florida State University, and Elizabeth Palazzolo, Thesaurus Linguae Latinae

Cosa Excavations 2017
Ann Glennie, Florida State University, Allison Smith, Florida State University, Christina Cha, Florida State University, Nora Donoghue, Florida State University, Anastasia Belinskaya, Florida State University, Melissa Ludke, Florida State University, and Emily French, University of Pennsylvania

Funerary Ritual and Collapse: a Mortuary Perspective on Political Decentralization in the Late pre-Hispanic Andes
Nicola Sharratt, Georgia State University

Bird Eggs in the Diet of Ancient Pompeii: An SEM Analysis of Archaeological Avian Eggshell
Ariel Taivalkoski, University at Buffalo, and Emily Holt, University at Buffalo

Crafting Cuboid Incense Burners in Dhofar: An Ethnoarchaeology Cultural Heritage Project in the Sultanate of Oman
William Gerard Zimmerle, Fairleigh Dickinson University,

Quality of Life Changes in an Ancient Maya Community: Longitudinal Perspectives from Altar de Sacrificios, Guatemala
Jessica Munson, Lycoming College, Jonathan Scholnick, Lycoming College, and Lorena Paiz Aragon, Altar de Sacrificios Archaeological Project

A Multi-Faith Burial Ground: Radiocarbon Dating and its Implication for Dietary Studies in Medieval Portugal
Alice Toso, University of York

“Shared Objects of Thought”: Reconstructions of Late Minoan IB Architecture at Mochlos
Angela M. Ratigan, Ruprecht-Karls Universitat Heidelberg

Surveying the Possibilities: An Experimental Archaeology Approach to Understanding Groma Design
Catherine Teitz, Stanford University

Mapping Knowledge Networks and Workshop Construction in the Roman Fish Salting Industry
Christopher F. Motz, University of Cincinnati

Social Stratification and Polis Formation in Archaic Thessaly-Preliminary Analysis of a Cemetery Outside Stavros, Thessaly
Kristen Millions, University of Alberta, and Katherine G. Bishop, University of Alberta

Secondary Archaeology Education and Museum Partnership: A Case Study
Sara Newman, University of Colorado Denver

The Functions of Scored Basins in Minoan Society through Experimentation
Brianna Jenkins, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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

Foodways of the Iron Age Gabines
Nicholas T. Cullen, University of Michigan

TRAP 2017: The Timok Regional Archaeological Project (Serbia)
Sarah Craft, Carleton College, and Stefan Pop-Lazić, Archaeological Institute Belgrade

Wallflowers: Dado Plants at Oplontis and Beyond
Alison Rittershaus, University of Michigan

Sweat the Small Stuff: Understanding the Miniature Ceramics of Gabii
Zoe Jenkins, University of Michigan

Enabling Virtual Public Access to Archaeological Features in the Caves of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Charles E.A. Finney, Cave Research Foundation, C. Stuart Daw, Cave Research Foundation, and Joe Settles, Cave Research Foundation

The Domus del Pozzo at Ostia Antica: A Model of Shared Design Principles and Distinct Decorative Programs in Roman Housing Types
Elizabeth Johnstone, University of Leicester

An Ecological Framework for Diachronic Change in Human Settlement in the Loukkos River Valley, Morocco
Christopher S. Jazwa, University of Nevada, Reno, and Stephen A. Collins-Elliott, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Applying Digital Photogrammetry on the Venus Pompeiana Project
Matthew C. Harder, University of Missouri, and Daniel P. Diffendale, University of Michigan

Defining Settlement in the Nile Valley: Two Seasons of Geophysical Prospection in the Heartland of Napatan Kush
Gregory Tucker, University of Michigan, and Geoff Emberling, University of Michigan

Ban Qala: An Investigation of a Late Chalcolithic site in the Qara Dagh Valley of Iraqi-Kurdistan
Antonietta Catanzariti, Smithsonian Institution, and Adam Maskevich, Independent Scholar

The Mycenaean Kylix at Mt. Lykaion: An Investigation into the Late Helladic III Vessel’s Appearance at the Ash Altar of Zeus
Stephen Czujko, Independent Scholar

Finds from the Etruscan Necropolis at San Giuliano: Preliminary Results from the 2016 and 2017 Field Surveys and Excavations
Veronica-Gaia A. Ikeshoji-Orlati, Vanderbilt University, Colleen Zori, Baylor University, Davide Zori, Baylor University, and Lori Baker, Baylor University

The Bronze Age Terracotta Statues from Ayia Irini, Kea and Their Costumes
Bernice Jones, Independent Scholar, and Eleni Hasaki, University of Arizona

Public Outreach at the Pickett State Park Archaeology Museum and ETSU Archaeological Research Station
Lauren Woelkers, East Tennessee State University, Jay D. Franklin, East Tennessee State University, and Travis Bow, Tennessee State Parks, Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

Paleolithic Research in Anatolia. History, Problems, and Potential
Elif Nurcan Aktaş, Bilkent University

Identity in Colonial Himera: An Assessment of Nonmetric Dental Variation between Grave Styles
Alexander R. Poston, Reed College, Britney Kyle, University of Northern Colorado, and Laurie J. Reitsema, University of Georgia

Pottery and Pestilence: Funerary Jugs at the Ismenion Hill Cemetery
Estelle Teske, University of Virginia, and Erika Chu, University of Virginia

Scanning for Wear on Ancient Base Ring I Juglets: Methodology and Processing
Helen Wong, Brandeis University

Roman Amphorae of North Africa: Markers of a Mediterranean Economy
Amanda Dobrov, University of California, Berkeley

Session Block 3: Friday, January 5, 1:45 - 4:45 pm

SESSION 3A: Joint AIA/APA Colloquium
Material Girls: Gender and Material Culture in the Ancient World

ORGANIZERS: Mireille M. Lee, Vanderbilt University, and Lauren H. Petersen, University of Delaware

Procne, Philomela, and the Voice of the Peplos
Stamatia Dova, Hellenic College Holy Cross

Unveiling Female Feelings for Objects: Deianeira and her ὄργανα in Sophocles’ Trachiniai
Anne-Sophie Noel, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University

Binding Male Sexuality: Tactility and Female Autonomy in Ancient Greek Curse Tablets
Teresa Yates, University of California, Irvine

Of Soleae and Self-Fashioning: Roman Women’s Shoes from Vindolanda to Sidi Ghrib
Hérica Valladares, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ritual Implements and the Construction of Identity for Roman Women
Anne Truetzel, Princeton University

Butcher Blocks, Vegetable Stands, and Home-Cooked Food: Resisting Gender and Class Constructions in the Roman World
Mira Green, University of Washington

SESSION 3B: Colloquium
The Medieval Countryside: An Archaeological Perspective

ORGANIZER: Effie Athanassopoulos, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

DISCUSSANT: John Bintliff, University of Edinburgh

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

Whither Survey Archaeology in Byzantine Turkey?
Günder Varinlio?lu, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

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 3C: Colloquium
Roman Villas and their Afterlife in Sicily and Malta

ORGANIZER: Davide Tanasi, University of South Florida, and Michael Decker, University of South Florida

“Where I Like Myself Most”: The Roman Villa in the Roman Imagination
Sarah Culpepper Stroup, University of Washington

The Roman Villa of Realmonte: Old Data and New Perspectives
Michael Decker, University of South Florida, and Davide Tanasi, University of South Florida

The Villa del Casale of Piazza Armerina in Light of New Discoveries (2004-2014)
Patrizio Pensabene,Universitá di Roma—La Sapienza, and Paolo Barresi, Universitá Kore di Enna

Philippianus and his Rural Estate: Recent Excavations at Gerace near Enna
Roger J. A. Wilson, University of British Columbia

Roman Villas in the Territory of Siracusa: An Update
Rosa Lanteri, Polo regionale di Siracusa per i siti e i musei archeologici

A “ghost” Villa without a dominus: the Structure of the “Orto Mosaico” (Ragusa)
Giovanni Di Stefano, Museo regionale di Kamarina

Roman Villas in Malta and their Whereabouts
David Cardona, Heritage Malta

SESSION 3D: Colloquium
Cutting Edge Approaches to Archaeological Research on Ancient Sicily

ORGANIZERS: Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida, and Davide Tanasi, University of South Florida

Reassessing the Acquisition and Distribution of Obsidian in Prehistoric Sicily
Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida, and Andrea Vianello, Independent Researcher

Sicilian Obsidian Reduction as Performance: Changing Value Regimes at the Neolithic-Chalcolithic Transition
Kyle P. Freund, Indian River State College, Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida, and Andrea Vianello, Independent Researcher

Identification of Chronological Phases through Technological Change in Sicily: the Case of Prehistoric Ceramics from Milena
Andrea Vianello, Independent Researcher, and Robert H. Tykot, University of South Florida

Atlas of Bronze Age Pottery from Sicily: Petrographic Classification of the Fabrics
Sara T. Levi, Hunter College, and Valentina Cannavò, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Application of New Technologies for the Study and Promotion of the Archaeological Area of Paliké (Mineo, Sicily)
Ivana Vacirca, Independent Researcher

3D Digital Imaging for Public Outreach of Statuary of Greek Siracusa
Davide Tanasi, University of South Florida

Study of Late Roman and Byzantine Glass from Sicily by the Combined use of Analytical Techniques
Anna Gueli, University of Catania, Giuseppe Politi, University of Catania, Davide Tanasi, University of South Florida, and Stephan Hassam, University of South Florida

Archaeoastronomy in Sicily: A Report on Past, Present, and Future Studies
Andrea Orlando, Laboratori Nazionali del Sud (LNS/INFN), Catania

SESSION 3E: Colloquium
Agriculture in the Prehistoric Aegean: Data vs. Speculation Three Decades On

ORGANIZERS: Susan E. Allen, University of Cincinnati, and China P. Shelton, American Center of Oriental Research

DISCUSSANTS: Chantel E. White, University of Pennsylvania, and John M. Marston, Boston University

Phytolith evidence for farming activities in the Early Neolithic site of Paliambela Kolindros in Macedonia, North Greece
Georgia Tsartsidou, Ephorate of Palaeoanthropology and Speleology, Kostas Kotsakis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and Paul Halstead, University of Sheffield

Assessing Diversity in Animal Management Practices in Northern and Southern Greece Using Sequential δ13C, δ18O  Measurements of Tooth Enamel Carbonate of Domestic Herbivores
Petra Vaiglova, University of Oxford, Amy Bogaard, University of Oxford, Paul Halstead, University of Sheffield, Armelle Gardeisen, CNRS Montpellier, and Julia Lee-Thorp, Oxford University

From Speculation to Data? Using Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Studies to Test Land Use Models in the Prehistoric Aegean
Amy Bogaard, University of Oxford, Angelika Karathanou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Valasia Isaakidou, University of Sheffield, Erika Kitsch, University of Oxford, Petra Vaiglova, University of Oxford, and Sultana Valamoti, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Renovative Modeling: Upgrading Faunal (Re)Distribution at Late Bronze Age Mycenae
Gypsy Price, Appalachian State University, and Jacqueline S. Meier, University of Connecticut

Mycenaean Agriculture from the Bottom Up: Integrating Macrobotanical, Microbotanical, and Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Evidence from Tsoungiza and Iklaina
Susan E. Allen, University of Cincinnati, China P. Shelton, American Center of Oriental Research, Calla McNamee, M.H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, ASCSA, Kathleen M. Forste, Boston University, and Alexis Niekamp, University of Cincinnati

Agriculture in the Linear B Tablets: Data vs. Speculation
Ruth Palmer, Ohio University

SESSION 3F: Colloquium
Etruscan Ritual in Context: New Approaches and Insights

ORGANIZERS: Alexandra Carpino, Northern Arizona University, and Daniele F. Maras, Sapienza University of Rome

DISCUSSANT: Lisa Pieraccini, University of California Berkeley

The Archaeology of Cult in Veii: Methodological Approaches and Material Evidence
Ugo Fusco, Sapienza University of Rome, and Daniele F. Maras, Sapienza University of Rome

Ritual Practices in the Sanctuary of Pyrgi: Catachthonic Cults, Offerings to Demeter, and the Worship of ?ur/?uri and Cavatha
Laura M. Michetti, Sapienza University of Rome

Materiality, Ritual Action, and Ethnicity at the Sanctuary of Poggio Colla
P. Gregory Warden, Franklin University Switzerland

Ecofacts in Context: Ritual Uses of Plant and Animal Products at Cetamura del Chianti
Laurel Taylor, University of North Carolina Asheville

Childhood and the Deadly Hallows: New Perspectives on the Young Etruscans and their Funerary Rituals
Jacopo Tabolli, Trinity College Dublin

Ritual and Etruscan Myth: Tages, Urphe, and Caput Oli
Nancy T. de Grummond, Florida State University

Cultural Change and Interaction

Tracing the Materiality of the Roman Conquest: New Research in Northern Iberia
Manuel Fernandez-Gotz, University of Edinburgh

Cultural Amalgamation in Central and Northern Italy during the 3rd Century B.C.E.: Archaeological Evidence from the Roman Fleets
Jeffrey G. Royal, East Carolina University

Indigeneity and the Incised and Stamped Wares from Morgantina
Emma N. Buckingham, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Towards a Unified Model of Greco-Etrusco-Phoenician Urban Form
Simeon D. Ehrlich, Stanford University

Maiestas Embodied: On the Origins of the Goddess Roma
Sarah H. Davies, Whitman College

Parthian Rhyta at Home and Abroad: Reconsidering the Ivory Rhyta of Nisa in Light of Roman Evidence from the First Century B.C.E
Jennifer Black, University of California, Berkeley

‘Diaspora’ in the Visual and Material Culture of of Late Antique Judaism
Sean Burrus, University of Michigan

The Roman East

Roman Palmyra, City of the Sea?
Katia Schörle, Brown University

Pleasing the Public: The Combined Monumentalization of Streets and Shops in the Eastern Roman Empire
Benjamin Crowther, The University of Texas at Austin

The Necropoleis of Anazarbos (Cilicia): Diachronic Development and Historico-Cultural Interpretation
Maximilian F Rönnberg, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Roman Çatalhöyük
Sophie V. Moore, Brown University, and Michelle Gamble, Austrian Academy of Sciences

The Prytaneion under Roman Rule: The Case Study of Asia Minor
Josefine Buchhorn, Freie Universitaet Berlin

City Walls as a Window into City History: The Secondary Set of Walls within the Ancient City of Side, Pamphylia
Katja Piesker, German Archaelogical Institute

The Temple-Church at Aizanoi: A Reappraisal of Its Date, Architecture, and Role in Local Memory
Anna M. Sitz, Center for Hellenic Studies

Harbors and Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean

From Burgaz to the Knidia: Contextualizing the Maritime Landscape of the Datça Peninsula
Justin Leidwanger, Stanford University, Elizabeth S. Greene, Brock University, and Numan Tuna, Middle East Technical University

Maritime Trade in Hellenistic Akko: Ceramic Evidence from the Akko Harbor
Nicole N. Constantine, University of Haifa

From Cilicia to Egypt: Seafaring and Maritime Trading in the Roman Period
Autret C. Caroline, University of Fribourg

Harbors of Refuge: Post-Vesuvian Population Shifts in Italian Harbor Communities
Steven L. Tuck, Miami University

Lechaion Harbor and Settlement Land Project: Results from the 2017 Excavation Season
Paul D. Scotton, California State University, Long Beach, Constantinos Kissas, Corinthian Ephorate of Antiquities, and Angela Ziskowski, Coe College

Micromorphology and Roman-era Resilience at the Harbor town of Lechaion, Greece.
Daniel J. Fallu, Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science

Roman Salapia-Medieval Salpi: Urban transformations and the shifting material legacy of a port on the Adriatic Coast of Apulia
Darian Marie Totten, McGill University and Roberto Goffredo, University of Foggia

SESSION 3J: Workshop
Turning Spatial with Pleiades: Creating, Teaching, and Publishing Maps in Ancient Studies

MODERATORS: Tom Elliott, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, and Sarah E. Bond, University of Iowa

PANELISTS: Rebecca Benefiel, Washington and Lee University, Lindsay Holman, Ancient World Mapping Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ryan Horne, World History Center, University of Pittsburgh, Gabriel Moss, Ancient World Mapping Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Adam Rabinowitz, University of Texas at Austin, and Elizabeth Robinson, University of Dallas Rome Program

SESSION 3K: Gold Medal Colloquium
Understanding the long term. Engagements and entanglements inspired by Ian Hodder

ORGANIZER: Christopher Witmore, Texas Tech University

Persistent Presences: Conceptualizing the long-term in archaeology
Gavin Lucas, University of Iceland

Archaeology as Long-Term History Thirty Years On
Ian Morris, Stanford University

The long term of the reduced scale: Aegean miniatures as temporal models
Carl Knappett, University of Toronto

“It’s an Old Technology”: Entanglement and the Ethnoarchaeological Subject
Allison Mickel, Lehigh University

Sources of History: Lithic Quarries and Archaeology of the Long-Term
Tristan Carter, McMaster University

On the Deep Time of Agrarian Entanglements: The case of the Argive Plain
Christopher Witmore, Texas Tech University

Tangled Up: Rethinking Trajectories of Complexity and Inequality
Rosemary Joyce, University of California, Berkeley

Session Block 4: Saturday, January 6, 8:00 - 10:30 am

SESSION 4A: Joint AIA/APA Colloquium
Roman Freedmen: Community, Diversity, and Integration

ORGANIZERS: Dorian Borbonus, University of Dayton, and Rose MacLean, University of California, Santa Barbara

DISCUSSANT: John Bodel, Brown University

Fitting In: Freedmen Adaptation in the Roman World
Marc Kleijwegt, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Equally Different: The Performative Function of Late Republican and Early Imperial Elite Discourse on Roman Freedmen
Kristof Vermote, Ghent University

The Gens Togata: Costume and Character in Freedmen’s Funerary Monuments
Devon Stewart, Angelo State University

Roman Manumission and Citizenship in a Provincial Context
Rose MacLean, University of California, Santa Barbara

SESSION 4B: Colloquium
Whose Life? The Display of Athenian Painted Pottery

ORGANIZER: Robin Osborne, University of Cambridge

Fantastic Lives and Where to Find Them: Everyday Satyrs on Athenian Dining Vessels
Alexander Heinemann, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

The Class of Objects in Athenian Vase Painting
Wolfgang Filter, Winckelmann-Institut, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The Challenge of Finding the People on the Pots
Christine Kondoleon, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

War on Vases: Wandering Variations?
François Lissarrague, l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Lifestyles: How Greeks Came to See Life Differently
Robin Osborne, University of Cambridge

SESSION 4C: Workshop
Race, Politics, and Pedagogy

MODERATOR: Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington

PANELISTS: S. Rebecca Martin, Boston University, Genevieve Gessert, The American University of Rome, Diana Ng, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Shana O’Connell, Howard University, and Sanchita Balachandran, The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum

SESSION 4D: Colloquium
Collective Identities and Memory: The Epigraphic Evidence

ORGANIZERS: Georgios Tsolakis, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, and Marco Santini, Princeton University

Colonial Narratives and Cultural Memory: Views from Halikarnassos
Marco Santini, Princeton University

Toxic Lead. A Geo-Chronological Analysis, Textual Examination and Comparative Study of Sicilian Defixiones as Evidence for a Putative Sicilian Religious Milieu
Thea Sommerschield, University of Oxford

Identity Politics in Athenian Decrees of the Empire
Alicia Ejsmond-Frey, Princeton University

In intimum maris Hadriatici sinum. Venetic Elements in Latin Inscriptions: Patterns of Continuity in the Epigraphic Habits of Northern Adriatic
Francesco Cassini, Columbia University

From Memory to Oblivion: Family, Social, and Communal Identities in Aphrodisias
Georgios Tsolakis, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

SESSION 4E: Colloquium
Accessing Subjectivity in Antiquity Through Texts and Artifacts

ORGANIZERS: Seth Estrin, University of Chicago, and Sarah Olsen, Amherst College

The Psukhê and the Subject
Victoria Wohl, University of Toronto

The Other Side of the Mirror: The Self and the Abyss in Euripides’ Hecuba
Ava Shirazi, Stanford University

Parrhasius’s Curtain and the Angles of Vision
Patrick R. Crowley, University of Chicago

Votives, Bodies, and Intersubjective Viewing in Greek Healing Sanctuaries
Calloway Scott, New York University

Textual Healing: Physical Trauma and Literary Education in Book 1 of De Civitate Dei
Stefani Echeverría-Fenn, University of California, Berkeley

Walking through Roman Cemeteries

Sealed and Concealed: Looting in Roman Cemeteries
Liana Brent, Cornell University

A Walk in the Park: Strolling at the Porta Nocera Necropolis
Kaja J. Tally-Schumacher, Cornell University

The Northern Roman-Period Burial Area at the Vicus Martis Tudertium
John D. Muccigrosso, Drew University, Sarah Harvey, Kent State University, and Stefano Spiganti, Intrageo

A Monumental Tomb alongside the Via Latina near Fregellae (Ceprano, Italy)
Carlo Molle, Soprintendenza Archeologia del Lazio e dell’ Etruria Meridionale , and Sara Marandola, Università degli  Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale

Sibi et Suis: Agency, Hybridization, and the Tomb of Eumachia
Amanda K. Chen, University of Maryland

Rediscovering the Tomb of Epaphroditus: New Data for the Topography of the Esquiline Hill
Francesca D’Andrea, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

New Research on Etruscan Cities and Tombs

Side B of the Aristonothos Vase: Etruscan Pirates and a Seventh-Century Naval Conflict
Amelia W. Eichengreen, University of Michigan

VULCI 3000 PROJECT—The 2017 Excavation Report
Maurizio Forte, Duke University

Metals, Production, and Social Differentiation at Poggio Civitate
Kate Kreindler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin

From Etruscan Urban Center to Medieval Fortified Village: San Giuliano Archaeological Research Project
Davide Zori, Baylor University, Colleen Zori, Baylor University, Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, Vanderbilt University, Lori Baker, Baylor University, Candace Weddle, Anderson University, Deirdre Fulton, Baylor University, and Dennis Wilken, Anderson University;

Dancing Death: A Neuroarchaeological and Performative Approach to the Etruscan Tomb Space
Jacqueline Ortoleva, University of Birmingham

Recent Fieldwork on Crete

Recent Excavations at Final Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Mesorachi, Crete
Melissa Eaby, INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, Thomas M. Brogan, INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, Chryssa Sofianou, Lasithi Ephoreia of the Greek Ministry of Culture, and Yiannis Papadatos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Continuing Excavation of the Minoan Ceremonial Complex at Sissi (Crete)
Ophélie Mouthuy, Université Catholique de Louvain, Jan Driessen, Université Catholique de Louvain, Simon Jusseret, University of Texas, Austin, Maud Devolder, Université Catholique de Louvain, Sylviane Déderix, Heidelberg University, Théo Terrana, Université Catholique de Louvain, Thérèse Claeys, Université Catholique de Louvain, and Emilie Hayter, University College London

Neopalatial House A.2 and Minoan Aquaculture on Chryssi
Thomas Brogan, INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, Vili Apostolakou, Lassithi Ephoreia of the Greek Ministry of Culture, Philip Betancourt, Temple University, Melissa Eaby, INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, K. Chalikias, Arcadia University, Katerina Mountaki, Lassithi Ephoreia of the Greek Ministry of Culture, Calla McNamee, Wiener Laboratory of the ASCSA, Demetra Mylona, INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, and Chyssa Sofianou, Lassithi Ephoreia of the Greek Ministry of Culture

The House of the Frescoes at Knossos: Preliminary Results of the First Study Season on the Pottery
Emilia Oddo, Tulane University

Anavlochos, Crete: Preliminary Results of the 2017 excavations
Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, University of Heidelberg

Excavations at Azoria, East Crete, 2016-2017
Margaret S. Mook, Iowa State University, Donald C. Haggis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, C. Margaret Scarry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rodney D. Fitzsimons, Trent University, and W. Flint Dibble, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Domus and Palaces in Rome and Italy

Subterranea Domus. Living Underground on the Capitoline Hill
Pier Luigi Tucci, Johns Hopkins University

A Doctor in the House: The “Domus del Chirurgo” and Medicine in Imperial Rome
Sarah Yeomans, University of Southern California

Daedala Tecta in Livia’s Garden Room and Georgics 4
Anne E. Haeckl, Kalamazoo College, and Elizabeth A. Manwell, Kalamazoo College

The Marble Wall Decoration of the Palatine Palace: 18th Century Discoveries Rediscovered
Dirk Booms, British Museum

Archaeological Investigation at the “Villa of the Antonines” at Ancient Lanuvium: the 2017 Season
Deborah Chatr Aryamontri, Montclair State University, Timothy Renner, Montclair State University, Carlo Albo, Independent Scholar, Alessandro Blanco, Independent Scholar, and Carla Mattei, Independent Scholar

Preventing Cultural Loss

Alexander the Great, the Burning of Persepolis, and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage
Rachel Kousser, City University of New York

Approaches for Protecting Cultural Heritage Sites: Mallawi Museum Case Study
Heba Abdelsalam, Middle Tennessee State University

The Race to Save Greenland’s Archaeological Heritage from a Shifting Climate: Field Report from the REMAINS of Greenland Project
Hans Harmsen, Greenland National Museum and Archives, Jørgen Hollesen, National Museum of Denmark, Henning Matthiesen, National Museum of Denmark, Bo Elberling, CENPERM, University of Copenhagen, Christian Madsen, Greenland National Museum and Archives, Aart Kroon, CENPERM, University of Copenhagen, Nanna Bjerregaard Pedersen, National Museum of Denmark, Andreas Westergaard-Nielsen, CENPERM, University of Copenhagen, Mikkel Myrup, Greenland National Museum and Archives, Anne Marie Eriksen, National Museum of Denmark, Rasmus Fenger-Nielsen, CENPERM, University of Copenhagen, Emil Alexander Sherman Andersen, CENPERM, University of Copenhagen, and Roberto Fortuna, National Museum of Denmark

Parsing the Efficacy of Fifty-Plus Years of On-Site Metals Conservation at Sardis
Brian Castriota, University of Glasgow, and Emily Frank, Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Restoring the Capitoline Museum’s Red Faun
Elizabeth Bartman, AIA New York Society

Enigmatic Beauty: The Problem of Provenanced, but Unprovenienced Artworks in Museums
Chelsea Dacus, Rice University

SESSION 4K: Workshop
Funding Sources and Grant Writing

MODERATORS: Simeon D. Ehrlich, Stanford University, and Paula Gheorghiade, University of Toronto

PANELISTS: Elaine Gazda, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Carl Knappett, University of Toronto, Rebecca Martin, Boston University, Dimitri Nakassis, University of Colorado, Boulder, Laurel Sparks, AIA, and Ben Thomas, AIA

Session Block 5: Saturday, January 6, 10:45 am - 12:45 pm

Undergraduate Paper Session

The Tarsus Connection: Striking Coins, Striking Lives
Nina Angileri, Bryn Mawr College

A New Interpretation of the Chigi Vase and MacMillan Aryballos from the Perspective of the Phoenician Metal Bowl Tradition
Joseph Brennan, Baylor University

Dogs of War: Images of the Soldier’s Canine Companion on Athenian Vases
William Pedrick, University of Virginia

Brauron: Beyond Bears
Claire W. Seidler, New York University

The Use of Hallucinogenic Substance At the Sites of Eleusis, Delphi, and the Acherousian Nekromanteion.
Claire S. Nelson, Coe College

Ambitious Antinous: More Than Hadrian’s Lover Boy
Danielle Gin, Kalamazoo College

SESSION 5B: Workshop
Philanthropy and Funding....In Today’s World

MODERATOR: Melissa G. Morison, Grand Valley State University, and Dawn Smith-Popielski, AIA Member-at-Large

PANELISTS: Peter Gould, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, Dominic Popielski, AIA Member at Large, Joanne Berdebes, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Dawn Smith-Popielski, AIA Member at Large, and George Orfanakos, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Managing Water in the Roman Empire

Stabian Baths in Pompeii: New Research and Perspectives
Monika Truemper, Freie Universitaet Berlin

Aquatecture: Assessing the Aqueduct Builder’s Art in Light of a Newly Discovered Source of the Aqua Traiana
Rabun Taylor, University of Texas at Austin, Edward O’Neill, University of Leicester, Michael O’Neill, Independent Scholar, and Giovanni Isidori, Independent Scholar

Old Water into New Amphorae: The Roman Water Footprint and Ostia
Mark A. Locicero, Leiden University

Aqueducts of Aspendos
Veli Köse, Hacettepe University

New Evidences from the Liman (Hurmal?k) Hamam?. The Roman Bath Revised
Serap Erkoç, Anadolu University, Asuman Lätzer-Lasar, University of Cologne, and Mustafa Koçak, Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum

SESSION 5D: Colloquium
Yeronisos off Cyprus: Twenty-Five Years of Discovery on “Sacred Island”

ORGANIZER: Joan Breton Connelly, New York University

Late Hellenistic Pottery and Glass from Yeronisos
Jolanta Mlynarczyk, University of Warsaw, and Mariusz Burdajewicz, Warsaw Museum

Seals and Amulets from Hellenistic Yeronisos
Dimitris Plantzos, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

A Late-Ptolemaic Cliffhanger: the “West Building” at Yeronisos
Pieter Broucker, Middlebury College

Inscribing Time: A ‘Perpetual Desk Calendar’ from Yeronisos?
Ilaria Bultrighini, University College London

View from the Mainland: Rock-Cut Tombs and Burial Practices opposite Yeronisos
Luca Cherstich, Independent Scholar

Insularity and the Sacred: The Challenges of Ptolemaic Yeronisos
Joan Breton Connelly, New York University

Ostraka and Graffiti from Yeronisos
Angelos Chaniotis, Institute for Advanced Study, New York University, and Benjamin Wieland, University of Freiburg

Reading Images, Looking at Inscriptions

The Visual Accusative: Syntactical Strategies in Roman Republican Dedications of Spoils
Fabio Luci, Durham Univeristy

The “Odyssey Landscapes” and their Inscriptions: the Monumentality of the Minuscule
Patricia A. Butz, Savannah College of Art and Design

A Cunning Plan: Interpreting the Inscriptions of the Severan Marble Plan (Forma Urbis Romae)
Elizabeth Wolfram Thill, IUPUI

Solvere corporeos meruit nodos: A New Reading of the Kline Scene on the Bethesda Sarcophagi
Alison C. Poe, Fairfield University

Mapping a Map: Understanding the Madaba Mosaic Map through Cartographic Tradition and Modern Mapping Technology
Emily R. French, University of Pennsylvania

Greek Sanctuaries

The Treasuries on Delos and the Athenian Empire, ca. 480-454 B.C.E.
Eric W. Driscoll, University of California, Berkeley

A Well Crafted Narrative of the Sanctuary of Zeus at Nemea
Stephanie Kimmey, University of Missouri, Columbia

Expressions of Delphic Association in Thessaly from the Archaic to the Roman Period
Gino Ruggiero Canlas, University of Alberta

Sanctuaries and Public Space in Late Classical/Hellenistic Macedonia
Martin Gallagher, University of Oxford

Art & Artisans in Prehistoric Greece

New Investigations into Prehistoric Corinth: a Final Neolithic “Cult Vessel” and Continuity of Ritual Practice
Katie Fine, Florida State University

Nilotic or Not? A Re-evaluation of the so-called Nilotic Scenes from Minoan Art and the Importance of Fresh Water in Minoan reli
Ariel Pearce, Temple University

A Game of Stones: an Inventory and Distributional Analysis of the Consumption of Worked Stone at Neopalatial Knossos
Emilie S. Hayter, University College London

The Dress on the New Tiryns fresco, Linear B reflections, and the Hagia Triada Sarcophagus.
Bernice R. Jones, Independent Scholar

Mycenaean Kourotrophoi Figurines and Lateralization Bias: How Recent Neurological Research Explains the Left-Cradling Phenomenon
Chelsea A.M. Gardner, Mount Allison University, and Carolin Fine, Florida State University

Bodies, Dress, and Adornment

Lion-pins from Hasanlu, Iran: Unusual Artifacts in a Unique Archaeological Context
Megan Cifarelli, Manhattanville College

The Impenetrable Body: Armor, Eroticism, and the Male Nude in Greek Art
Marina Haworth, North Hennepin Community College

Seeing Jewelry in Classical and Hellenistic Attic Vase-painting
Alexis Q. Castor, Franklin & Marsall College

Mapping Karian Queenship Across the Mediterranean (Fourth Century B.C.E.)
Patricia Eunji Kim, University of Pennsylvania

Historical Views on Archaeology and Archaeologists

Bringing Ancient Rome to America: Rodolfo Lanciani’s Lecture Tour in the U.S., 1887-1888
Susan M. Dixon, La Salle University

Heinrich Schliemann’s Knossos: A Failed Proposition for the Excavation of a Lifetime
Aimee M. Genova, University of Chicago

Re-examining Inuit Cartography through the Hands of the Artist
Hans Husayn Harmsen, Greenland National Museum and Archives

Out of the Ivory Tower and into the Fire: Activism and Wartime Intelligence-Gathering
Susan Heuck Allen, Brown University

Archaeological Approaches to Fortifications

New Research on a Greek Military Outpost in Eastern Sicily: the Fortress of Monte Turcisi (CT)
Melanie Jonasch, German Archaeological Institute

Abandonment and Assemblage: the Ptolemaic Fort at Bir Samut, Egypt
Jennifer Gates-Foster, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fortress Macedon? A New Analysis of the Southern Macedonian Defense Network
Jacob Morton, University of Pennsylvania

Neopalatial Urban Landscape Transformations at Bronze Age Palaikastro: A Microecological Narrative through Urban Micromorphology
Rachel Kulick, University of Toronto

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

SESSION 6A: Joint AIA/SCS Colloquium
Carthage and the Mediterranean

ORGANIZERS: Michael J. Taylor, University of California Berkeley, and Laura E. Pfuntner, Queens College Belfast

DISCUSSANT: Josephine Quinn, Oxford University

Ground Truths: Reconsidering Carthaginian Domination
Peter Van Dommelen, Brown University

Origin and Development of Punic Settlements in Sardinia until the Age of Romanization
Chiara Fantauzzi, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Punic Sicily until the Roman Conquest
Salvatore De Vincenzo, Freie Universität

Carthaginian Manpower
Michael J. Taylor, UC Berkeley

The African Sufet
Nathan Pilkington, Columbia University

Carthage and Hannibal from Zama to Apamea
Eve MacDonald, Cardiff University

Monuments and Images for the Roman Emperors

Tensa or Triumphal Chariot? The Iconography of (Some) Empty Chariots on Roman Imperial Coins
Jacob A. Latham, University of Tennessee

The Archaeology of Apotheosis: Roman Coinage, Funerary Pyres, and Imperial Cult Sites
Steve M. Burges, Boston University

Fashioning an Imperial Aetas: Nero’s Portrait, the Depositio Barbae, and the Iuvenalia
Evan Jewell, Columbia University

Sabine Retrospective: Stylistic Archaism in Flavian Imperial Portraiture
Laura L. Garofalo, Loyola University Maryland

New Observations on The Three Arches of Benevento.
Gretel Rodríguez, University of Texas at Austin

In the Footsteps of Augustus: Hadrian and the Imperial Cult
Lillian B. Joyce, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Sabina’s “Plotina” Portrait Type
Fae Amiro, McMaster University

A Tetrarchic Cult Complex with Painted Marble Reliefs from Ancient Nicomedia: A Preliminary Report
Tuna Şare Ağtürk, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Art Appropriation on the Coins of Fausta Flavia Maxima
Rosa Maria Motta, Christopher Newport University

Ancient Coins and Other Valuable Objects

A Recent Find of Roman Republican Coinage
Lora L. Holland, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Why did Roman Moneyers Indicate their Ancestries on their Coinages?
John D. Morgan, University of Delaware

Augustus’ Role as a Founder and Roman “provincial” Coinage
Victoria Gyori, King’s College London

“Now you see me, now you don’t” - An Assessment of the Figural Representation of Foreign Peoples and Places on Roman Imperial Co
Ellen M.H. MacDougall, University of St Andrews

Terracoinage: Clay Coin Copies across the Ancient World
Talia Prussin, University of California, Berkeley

Currency, Jewel, Ritual Object: Multifarious Roles of Imitation Roman Coins in India.
Suresh Sethuraman, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Chennai, India

Glyptic Finds in Context: Engraved Gems from the ‘Pompeii Archaeological Research Project, Porta Stabia’
Laure Marest-Caffey, University of California, Berkeley

Ivory Carving at the End of Antiquity: From Grado to al-Humayma
Anthony Cutler, Pennsylvania State University

Natural Resources Management: Archaeological Perspectives

Resource Competition and Settlement Distribution in Bronze Age Greece
Christopher S. Jazwa, University of Nevada, Reno, and Kyle A. Jazwa, Duke University

The Forest Wardens of Thessaly: Evidence for the State Administration of Communal Natural Resources
Morgan T. Condell, University of Pennsylvania

Stepwells of Gujarat
Sharmishtha Agarwal, Sushant School of Art and Architecture

The Coastal Landscape of a Western Greek City. The Case of Selinus
Alba Mazza, The University of Sydney

Fishing and Fish Processing in Ancient Sinope
Antonia M. Santangelo, City University of New York

Marmora Asiatica, A Survey of Marble Quarries in Turkey: Results of the 2014-2016 Campaigns
Dagmara Wielgosz, University of Warsaw, Marcin Bojanowski, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Demir Erkanol, Üniversiteler Mah, Marcin Gładki, PAST Research and Analysis of Heritage, Agnieszka Jarmek, PAST Research and Analysis of Heritage, Mehmet Cemal Göncüoğlu, Middle East Technical University, and Leah Long, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

Dendroarchaeological Study as Key for Social and Economic Reconstruction in Urban Archaeology: a Case Study of Early Roman Jerusalem
Helena Roth, Tel Aviv University

Domestic Spaces and Household Industry

Domestic Property in Karanis, Egypt: a Study of Private Houses and Shared Courtyards
Bethany Simpson, UCLA

Working for the “Palace”: Households and Neighborhood in Late Third Millennium B.C.E. Eshnunna (Tell Asmar, Iraq)
Lise Truex, University of Chicago

The Olynthos Project: Report on Fieldwork Campaigns Conducted in 2017
Lisa Nevett, University of Michigan, Bettina Tsigarida, Greek Archaeological Service, Zosia Archibald, University of Liverpool, David Stone, University of Liverpool, Bradley Ault, SUNY Buffalo, and Apostolos Sarris, Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas

Reconstructing Domestic Ritual at Olynthos Through Portable Altars and Vase Paintings
Sophia Taborski, Cornell University

Of Loomweights and Labor: A Reassessment of the Textile Tools from Bau Z in the Athenian Kerameikos
Katherine B. Harrington, Florida State University

Nourishing Infants: The Function of Ancient Greek Feeding Bottles
Debby Sneed, University of California, Los Angeles

Karanis ‘Rag Dolls’: A New Interpretation
Shannon Ness, University of Michigan

SESSION 6F: Colloquium
Sinope Citadel Excavations: a Precolonial and Early Colonial Nexus of Black Sea Communications

ORGANIZER: Owen P. Doonan IV, California State University Northridge

Walls and the City: the Fortification of Sinope in the Byzantine Period
Paolo Maranzana, University of Michigan, and Krzysztof Domzalski, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Archaic and Classical Pottery from the Sinop Kale Excavations, 2015-2017
Ulrike Krotscheck, The Evergreen State College, and Jane Rempel, Sheffield University

Exploring an Urban Liminal Zone in Ancient Sinope
Andrew Goldman, Gonzaga University

Floral and Faunal Finds from the Sinop Kale Excavations
Evangelina Pişkin, Middle East Technical University, Emine Sökmen, Hittite University, and Antonia Santangelo, Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Hellenistic Fortifications of Ancient Sinope: Construction, Chronology, and Reconstruction
Jane Rempel, University of Sheffield, and Owen P. Doonan IV, California State University Northridge

Sinop Kale Excavations in the Context of the Sinop Regional Archaeological Project and Black Sea history
Owen P. Doonan IV, California State University Northridge, Alexander Bauer, Queens College, City University of New York, Andrew Goldman, Gonzaga University, and Emine Sokmen, Hittite University

The Handmade, Pre-Colonial Ceramics from the Citadel of Sinop, Turkey: Some Preliminary Observations
Alexander A. Bauer, Queens College, City University of New York, and E. Susan Sherratt, University of Sheffield

SESSION 6G: Colloquium
New Approaches to Caves and Worship in the Ancient Mediterranean

ORGANIZERS: Alexander Nagel, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, and Stella Katsarou, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology

Caves and Consumption: Evidence from the Polis ‘Cave’ on Ithaca
Catherine Morgan, All Souls College, Oxford

Caves as Sites of Sensory and Cognitive Enhancement
Nassos Papalexandrou, The University of Texas at Austin

Grottoes and the Construction of Cult in Southern Italy
Rebecca Miller Ammerman, Colgate University

The Drakaina Cave on Kephallonia: Western Greek Cave Cult and the Significance of Votives
Aggie Karadima, Birkbeck College, London

Cave Sanctuaries in the Cyclades in the Light of New Finds from Irakleia
Antonis Kotsonas, University of Cincinnati, Fanis Mavridis, Ministry of Greece, Ephorate of Palaeoanthropology—Speleology, and Žarko Tankosič, Norwegian Institute at Athens

A River Ran Through It: Circulating Materials and Technologies by the Acheloos in Akarnania
Stella Katsarou, Ephorate of Palaeoanthropology-Spelaeology, Ministry of Greece, and Alexander Nagel, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Terracotta Figurines in Greek Sacred Caves
Katja Sporn, German Archaeological Institute, Athens, Greece

SESSION 6H: Workshop
New Approaches to Ancient Wall Painting in the Mediterranean

MODERATORS: Vanessa Rousseau, AIA Ancient Painting Studies Interest Group, Sara E. Cole, J. Paul Getty Museum at the Villa, and Mary Louise Hart, J. Paul Getty Museum at the Villa

PANELISTS: Elaine Gazda, University of Michigan, Elizabeth Johnstone-Miller, University of Leicester, Jocelyn Penny Small, Rutgers University, Hilary Becker, Binghamton University, Kate Smith, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard Art Museums, Leslie Rainer, Getty Conservation Institute, Benton Kidd, Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Bethany Simpson, UCLA, Elizabeth Shank, INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, and Emily Catherine Egan, University of Maryland

SESSION 6I: Workshop
Debating the Boston Throne: Dating, Function, & Meaning

MODERATOR: Clemente Marconi, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

PANELISTS: Christine Kondoleon, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, John Hermann, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Richard Newman, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Olga Palagia, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Ann Kuttner, University of Pennsylvania, Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, and Kenneth Lapatin, J. Paul Getty Museum

SESSION 6J: Colloquium
Archaeology of Landscape in Southwestern Anatolia

ORGANIZERS: Elizabeth Baughan, University of Richmond, Rachel Starry, Bryn Mawr College

Highland vs. lowlands: Comparing archaeological survey data from the Burdur Plain with the Dereköy Highlands in Pisidia, southwest Turkey
Ralf Vandam, University of Leuven, Patrick Willett, State University of New York at Buffalo, and Jeroen Poblome, University of Leuven

Art and Landscapes of Empire in Achaemenid Anatolia: Cases from Lycia
Catherine M. Draycott, Durham University

Shifting Landscapes of Influence: Sepulchral Connection and Disconnection of the Kabalis in its Regional Context
Oliver Hülden, Austrian Archaeological Institute Vienna

From Mountains to the Sea: Urban Landscape Formation in Lycia and the Kibyratis under Roman Rule
Rachel Starry, Bryn Mawr College

Landscape of Gods: Rock-Cut Votives in Southwest Anatolia
Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia

Precarious Landscapes: Politics of Ecology and Archaeological Field Practice
Peri Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Ömür Harmanşah, University of Illinois at Chicago

SESSION 6K: Colloquium
Life and Death at Ancient Eleon: Reports from the Eastern Boeotia Archaeological Project

ORGANIZERS: Brendan Burke, University of Victoria, and Bryan Burns, Wellesley College

Emerging Elites at Early Mycenaean Eleon
Brendan Burke, University of Victoria, and Nicholas Herrmann, Texas State University

Locally Stylish: The Terracottas of Eleon
Haley Bertram, University of Cincinnati

Post-Palatial Faunal Assemblages from Eleon
Yin Lam, University of Victoria, and Matthew Bullock, University of Victoria

A Smashing Good Time: Two Communal Drinking Deposits from Ancient Eleon
Trevor Van Damme, UCLA

Digital Eleon: Recording the Excavations and Recreating the Experience
Bryan E. Burns, Wellesley College, and Jordan Tynes, Wellesley College

Investigating the Function of Mycenaean Pottery at Eleon
Bartłomiej Lis, Polish Academy of Science, and Hans Barnard, UCLA

An Archaic/Classical Cultic Assemblage Found on the Ramped Entryway into the Site of Eleon in Boeotia
Susan Lupack, Macquarie University

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

SESSION 7A: Joint AIA/APA Colloquium
Coins and Trade: The Evidence of Long-Distance Exchange

ORGANIZER: Irene Soto, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Small Change from a Big Island: The Spread of the Sicilian Silver Litra Standard and its Implications for the Tyrrhenian Trade
Giuseppe Castellano, The University of Texas at Austin

Panhellenic Sanctuaries and Monetary Reform: The Spread of the Reduced Aiginetan Standard Reconsidered
Ruben Post, University of Pennsylvania

Funds, Fashion, and Faith: the Many Lives of Roman Coins in Indo-Roman Trade
Jeremy Simmons, Columbia University

Roman Coins and Long-Distance Movement. East to West
Benjamin Hellings, Yale University

Inter-Provincial Trade in Late Antique Syria from Excavation Coins
Jane Sancinito, University of Pennsylvania

Trade and Economic Integration in Fourth Century C.E. Egypt: The Evidence from Coins and Ceramics
Irene Soto, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU

SESSION 7B: Colloquium
Archaeology from a Distance: Dura-Europos in the New Millennium

ORGANIZER: Jennifer A. Baird, Birkbeck College, University of London, and Lisa Brody, Yale Univeristy Art Gallery

Opening Doors to Jewish Life in Syrian Dura Europos
Karen Stern, Brooklyn College CUNY

Behind the Wall: A City That Prays Together
Joe Bonni, University of Chicago

The Roman Military at Dura-Europos: Garrison of Soldiers or ‘Extended Military Community’?
Simon James, University of Leicester

Reassessing Old Excavations: the ‘Roman Market’ in Dura-Europos’ Agora
Gaelle Coqueugniot, Université Paris-Nanterre

Extreme Survivors. Papyrological and Textual Problems in the Latin Papyri from Dura Europos
Giulio Iovine, Università di Napoli Federico II

The Gendered use of Sacred Space in Dura-Europos
Sanne Klaver, University of Amsterdam

The Mithraeum of Dura-Europos: Glocalizing a Roman Cult
Lucinda Dirven, University of Amsterdam, and Matthew McCarty, University of British Columbia

SESSION 7C: Colloquium
Banal Objects with Divine Power? Tokens, Deities, and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

ORGANIZERS: Clare Rowan, University of Warwick, and Antonino Crisà, University of Warwick

Demetrius Poliorcetes’ Tokens in Athens
Mairi Gkikaki, University of Warwick

The Sacred Twins even on Tokens: The Role of Dioskuroi at the Ancient Tyndaris (Messina—Sicily)
Antonino Crisà, University of Warwick

Rituals and Religious Complexity in Palmyra: the Case of the Banqueting Tesserae
Rubina Raja, Aarhus University

Divine Self-Definition: Deities and Local Communities on Tokens in Rome from the First to Second Centuries C.E.
Clare Rowan, University of Warwick

Token Identities: The Role of Deities on Lead Tokens in the Formation of Communities in Greco-Roman Egypt
Denis Wilding, University of Warwick

SESSION 7D: Colloquium
Venetians Abroad: The Archaeology of Venice in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean

ORGANIZERS: Grant Schrama, Queen’s University, and Deborah E. Brown Stewart, University of Pennsylvania

The “Venetian factor”: The Distribution and Social Meaning of Venetian Ceramics in Frankish Thebes
Fotini Kondyli, University of Virginia

Venetian Commerce at Corinth: New Perspectives on Pottery Chronology as a Framework for the Archaeology of Renaissance in Greece
Guy Sanders, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and Florence Liard, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Hidden Venetians: Re-use and Legacy Data in Finding the Entrepreneurs at Isthmia
Lucie Wall Stylianopoulos, University of Virginia

Fortified Cisterns on the Islet of Sokastro: Byzantine or Venetian?
D.J. Ian Begg, Trent University, Michael C. Nelson, Queen’s College, Amanda Kelly, University College Dublin, and Todd Brenningmeyer, Maryville University

The Last Hurrah: Imperial Venetian Nauplion
Diana Gilliland Wright, Independent Scholar

Fortress Morea: Venetian Defensive Strategy in the Peloponnese
Glenn R. Bugh, Virginia Tech

The Expansion of Venice: Venetian Merchant Diasporas and Colonialists as Reflected in the Archaeological Record
Grant Schrama, Queen’s University

Recent Research on the Early Helladic of Greece

Maritime Mobilities in the Early Cycladic Period
Katherine Jarriel, Cornell University

Beyond the Sea: Seven Early Helladic Fortifications in South-East Laconia
Mieke Prent, VU University Amsterdam, and Stuart MacVeagh Thorne, Independent Scholar

From an Egalitarian Neolithic to a Complex Early Bronze Age? A Reexamination of the “Eutresis Culture” Based on New evidence from Mitrou, East Lokris, Central Greece
Aikaterini Psimogiannou, University of Illinois at Chicago

Excavations at the Early Helladic II Site of Romanou near Pylos, Greece
Sharon R. Stocker, University of Cincinnati, Evangelia Malapani, Ephorate of Antiquities of Messenia, Salvatore Vitale, Università di Pisa, Calla McNamee, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Hüseyin Öztürk, College Year in Athens, and Anna Michopoulou, Independent Scholar

The Early Helladic II Roofing Tiles from Zygouries (Corinthia, Greece): Form and Context
Kyle A. Jazwa, Duke University

Use Wear Analysis on Obsidian Tools: Evidence for Fish Processing at Early Bronze Age Mitrou, Greece
Marie-Philippine Montagné, Aix-Marseille Univ

Seal Use and Social Change: Early Helladic Sealing Practices in Context
Maggie Beeler, Bryn Mawr College

Goddess Cult

Rediscovering Artemis Laphria at Kalydon: Preliminary Results
Signe Barfoed, University of Kent, Canterbury

A Decade of Excavations at the Sanctuary of Artemis Amarysia in Amarynthos (Euboea)
Tobias Krapf, Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece, Sylvian Fachard, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Denis Knoepfler, Collège de France and Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Karl Reber, Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece, Amalia Karapaschalidou, Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea, Thierry Theurillat, Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece, and Paraskevi Kalamara, Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea

Placemaking, Festival Networks, and Connectivity at the Sanctuary of Hekate at Lagina
Christina Williamson, University of Groningen

The Lap of the Mother
Rebecca Sinos, Amherst College

Cybele in the Classical Period: Explaining her Absence Beyond the Greek Mainland
Kurtis Tanaka, University of Pennsylvania

Placing the Cult of Fortuna and Mater Matuta at Sant’Omobono during the Middle Republic
Daniel P. Diffendale, University of Michigan

Isis, Minerva, and Fortuna: Deciphering the Relationship between Caesarea Maritima and Domitian’s Second Minerva Reverse Type
Kira K. Jones, Emory University

Fieldwork in Italy

Rome at Its Core: Reconstructing the Origins and Development of the Forum Boarium River Harbor
Andrea L. Brock, University of Michigan

Unveiling the Roman Countryside: a Combined Methodology to Map the Structure and Complexity of Rural Landscapes
Gijs Willem Tol, University of Melbourne

The Upper Sabina Tiberina Project: Sixth Excavation Season at Vacone
Tyler Franconi, University of Oxford, Dylan Bloy, University of Tennessee, Gary Farney, Rutgers University, Matt Notarian, Hiram College, and Candace Rice, University of Alberta

Exacavations at Podere Cannicci (Paganico - GR). Results of the First Season at the Impero Project
Alessandro Sebastiani, University at Buffalo

Exploring Libarna’s Urban Landscape: Report from the 2016 and 2017 seasons
Hannah Friedman, Texas Tech University, Katherine Huntley, Boise State University, John Bradford, Boise State University, and Michael Boyles, Texas Tech University

Samnite Hill-Forts between History and Archaeology
Alexander Hoer, Freie Universität Berlin

Digital Approaches to Network Archaeology: the 2016 Field Season of the Ostian Connectivity Project
Lindsey A. Mazurek, Bucknell University, Cavan Concannon, University of Southern California, and R. Benjamin Gorham, University of Virginia

Controlling the Chora III. A New Mountain Fort in the Territory of Locri Epizephyrii
Paolo Visona`, University of Kentucky

The Archaeology of Roman Economy and Production

Calculating Material Use In Dolium Production: A Synthetic Approach
Gina Tibbott, Temple University, Stanley Chang, Wellesley College, and Caroline Cheung, University of California, Berkeley

Fragile Giants: The Manufacture and Repair of Dolia in West-Central Italy
Caroline Cheung, University of California, Berkeley

The Evidence of Roman Brick Stamps at Gabii
Christina Cha, Florida State University

New Evidence for Trade and Amphora Processing at Oplontis B (Torre Annunziata, Italy): Results from the 2014-2017 Seasons
Jennifer L. Muslin, University of Texas at Austin

Multi-crafting Community in the Roman Countryside: Results of the Marzuolo Archaeological Project, 2017
Rhodora G. Vennarucci, University of Arkansas, Gijs Tol, University of Melbourne, and Astrid Van Oyen, Cornell University

Totally Goats: The Sarcophagus of T. Aelius Evangelus and the Roman Goat-Hair Industry
Aerynn Dighton, University of California, Santa Barbara

SESSION 7I: Colloquium
Recent Research and Discoveries at Aphrodisias

ORGANIZERS: Allison B. Kidd, Institute of Fine Arts - New York University, Joshua Thomas, University of Oxford, and Hugh Jeffery, University of Oxford

The ‘Place of Palms’ at Aphrodisias: The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun South Agora Pool Project
Ben Russell, University of Edinburgh, and Andrew Wilson, University of Oxford

‘The Statues of the Cyclops’: Re-constructing a Public Statue Monument from Aphrodisias
Joshua Thomas, University of Oxford

From Urban Park to Land Partitions: the Byzantine and Post-Antique Transformation of a Classical Urban Center
Allison B. Kidd, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Recent Research on the Tetrapylon Street
Ine Jacobs, University of Oxford, and Ben Russell, University of Edinburgh

The Repair and Display of Damaged Statues in Late Antique Aphrodisias: Four Marble Statues from the Aphrodisian Council House (Bouleuterion)
C.H. Hallett, University of California, Berkeley

Carving Marble in Medieval Aphrodisias
Hugh Jeffery, University of Oxford

Statues of Aphrodisias: Recent Research and Discoveries
R.R.R. Smith, University of Oxford

SESSION 7J: Colloquium
Whats New at Gournia? The Gournia Excavation Project, 2010-present

ORGANIZERS: D. Matthew Buell, Concordia University, and Kevin T. Glowacki, Texas A&M University

Populating the Protopalatial: Architecture and Society at Gournia
D. Matthew Buell, Concordia University, and John C. McEnroe, Hamilton College

Stratigraphic Excavations within the Gournia Palace 2011-2014
Scott Gallimore, Wilfred Laurier University, and Kevin T. Glowacki, Texas A&M University

Ritual Feasting in the Early Neopalatial Period: Middle Minoan III Pottery from the Gournia Palace
R. Angus K. Smith, Brock University

An LM IA Metal Workshop at Gournia
John Tristan Barnes, University of Missouri

A Late Minoan IA Kiln Complex at Gournia
Brian Kunkel, Hunter College

The Plasters of the Gournia Palace and Town
Anne P. Chapin, Brevard College

The Minoan State of Gournia during the Neopalatial Period
L. Vance Watrous, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

SESSION 7K: Workshop
Conservation and Conservation Science in the Museum and in the Field

MODERATORS: Lisa Ayla Cakmak, Saint Louis Art Museum, Susanne Ebbinghaus, Harvard Art Museums, and Kenneth Lapatin, J. Paul Getty Museum

PANELISITS: Sanchita Balachandran, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum, Patrick Degryse, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Andrew Shortland, Cranfield University, Katherine Eremin, Harvard Art Museums, Susanne Gaensicke, J. Paul Getty Museum, Richard Newman, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Gianluca Pastorelli, Northwestern University, Marc Walton, Northwestern University, Thomas Roby, Getty Conservation Institute, and Carol Snow, Yale University Art Museum

Session Block 8: Sunday, January 7, 12:00 am - 2:30 pm

Greek and Roman Architecture

The First Stone Temples of Mainland Greece, in the Mid-Seventh century B.C.E. Corinthia. A Critical Revision
Alessandro Pierattini, University of Notre Dame

Insights into Early Archaic Greek Architecture from Experimental Replications of Disk Acroteria
Philip Sapirstein, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Temples with a Double Cella. New Thoughts on a Little-Known Type of Temple
Ugo Fusco, Sapienza, Università di Roma

Pergamum’s Distinct Doric “Dialect” in the 3rd Century B.C.E.: Rise and Diffusion Through Macedonia to Athens
Lena Lambrinou, Acropolis Monuments Restoration Service, Greek Ministry of Culture

Stymphalos: the Ashlar Building
Gerald P. Schaus, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Alice Clinch, British School at Athens

Confronting Vitruvius: The Geometric Language of the Roman Theater Design.
Wladek Fuchs, University of Detroit Mercy

SESSION 8B: Workshop
Teaching the Roman Provinces in North American University Classrooms

MODERATORS: Elizabeth M. Greene, University of Western Ontario, and Matthew McCarty, University of British Columbia

PANELISTS: Astrid van Oyen, Cornell University, Sarah Craft, Carleton College, Kimberly Cassibry, Wellesley College, Robert Collins, Newcastle University, Susan Alcock, University of Michigan, and Elizabeth Bevis, Johns Hopkins University

SESSION 8C: Colloquium
New Research on Funerary Monuments in Rome

ORGANIZER: Dorian Borbonus, University of Dayton, and Regina Gee, Montana State University

Revisiting the Monument of Eurysaces in Rome
Crispin Corrado, The University of California, Albert Prieto, Loyola University Chicago, and Max L. Goldman, Denison University

Circus and Solar Imagery in the Wall Paintings of the Vatican Necropolis
Regina Gee, Montana State University

The Construction of Late Republican/Early Imperial Columbarium Tombs in Rome
Silke Haps, Technische Universität Dortmund

New Research on the Cemetery of the Via Ostiensis in Rome
Marina Marcelli, Roma Capitale, Sovrintendenza Capitolia ai Beni Culturali

Mapping the Via Appia
Stephan Mols, Radboud University, Eric Moormann, Radboud University, Christel Veen, Radboud University, and Rens de Hond, Radboud University

The First Phases of the Tomb of the Scipios: Monument and Landscape
Rita Volpe, Roma Capitale, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali

SESSION 8D: Colloquium
Beyond the Walls: Bridging the Rural/Urban Divide in the Study of Roman Landscapes

ORGANIZERS: J. Andrew Dufton, New York University, Paul S. Johnson, University of Sheffield, and Julia Hurley, Brown University

DISCUSSANT: Peter van Dommelen, Brown University

The Impact of Roman Urbanism: Approaching an Understanding of the Roles of Cities within Provincial Landscapes
Paul S. Johnson, University of Sheffield

Breaking the (Sub)Urban Spell: the Case of Rome and its Hinterland
Robert Witcher, Durham University

The Settecamini Archaeological Project and the Fortunes of an Ancient Way-Station
Margaret M. Andrews, Brown University, Claudia Moser, University of California Santa Barbara, Patrizia Gioia, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, Francesco Maria Cifarelli, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, and Domenico Palombi, Sapienza-Università di Roma

Going to Market on the Northern Frontier: Location Analysis and the Identification of Towns in the Rural Economy
Eli Weaverdyck, University of California Berkeley

The Periphery of Lepcis Magna: A Multifunctional Landscape
Andrea Zocchi, University of Leicester

SESSION 8E: Colloquium
Figure-Decorated Vases and Identity

ORGANIZERS: Mark D. Stansbury-O’Donnell, University of St. Thomas, and Thomas H. Carpenter, Ohio University

Targeted Marketing or Identity Formation? The Case of Amazons in Etruria
SeungJung Kim, University of Toronto

Nikosthenes: Innovation and Identity in Late Archaic Vase Painting
Jennifer Tafe, Boston University

The Berlin Painter’s Europa Krater and a “Special Dead” in Tarquinia?
Sheramy Bundrick, University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Who Are We? Attic Red-Figure Athletes and Etruscans
Jenifer Neils, Case Western Reserve University, and Ann Steiner, Franklin & Marshall College

Nestoris and Volute-Krater: Notes on the Construction of Identity in Magna Graecia
Jasper Gaunt, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University

Adapting to a Local Market: The Repertory of the Pisticci Painter
Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, University of St. Thomas

SESSION 8F: Colloquium
Big Data and Ancient Religion: Gods in our Machines?

ORGANIZERS: Sandra Blakely, Emory University, and Megan J. Daniels, University of Puget Sound

DISCUSSANT: Eric Kansa, University of California, Berkeley

Gaming with the Gods: a Crowd Sourcing Approach to Modeling Agency in the Samothracian Sea
Sandra Blakely, Emory University, Robert Bryant, University of Pennsylvania, and Joanna Mundy, Emory University

The Landscape of Early Greek Religion: GIS, Big Data, and the Contingency of the Archaeological Record
Sarah Murray, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Integrating Semantic Reasoning into a Network of Roman Amphitheaters: Religion and Beyond
Sebastian Heath, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Quantifying Thick Descriptions for the Database of Religious History
Martin Monroe, University of British Columbia

Pilgrim’s Progress: Mobility, Community, and Data in the Roman Middle Republic
Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Columbia University

SESSION 8G: Colloquium
Anatolias Melting Pot? Reassessing Cross-Cultural Interaction and Migration in the Early Iron Age

ORGANIZER: Catherine Steidl, Brown University, Jana Mokrišová, University of Michigan, and Emily Wilson, University of Chicago

DISCUSSANTS: Christopher Ratte, University of Michigan, and Sarah Morris, UCLA

Not Straying Far from Home: Anatolian Mobility at the Dawn of the Early Iron Age
Jana Mokrišová, The University of Michigan

Networking and Cross-Cultural Interactions Between Ionia and the Aegean
Michael Loy, University of Cambridge

Cross-cultural References at Larisa (Buruncuk): The Architectural Evidence
Turgut Saner, Istanbul Technical University

Isn’t it Ionic? Community Formation and Flux in Pre-Classical West Anatolia
Catie Steidl, Brown University

What’s in a Name? The ‘Migration’ of Ionia in the Early First Millennium B.C.E.
Emily S. Wilson, The University of Chicago

Word Up: Integrating Literary and Material Sources
Naoise Mac Sweeney, University of Leicester

SESSION 8H: Workshop
Between Dilapidation, Education, and Museum Nostalgia: American Collections of Plaster Casts, the Harvard Case

MODERATOR: Adrian Staehli, Harvard University, and Susanne Ebbinghaus, Harvard Art Museums

PANELISTS: Amy Brauer, Harvard Art Museums, Kenneth Lapatin, J. Paul Getty Museum, Adrian Stähli, Harvard University, Susanne Ebbinghaus, Harvard Art Museums, Joseph A. Greene, Semitic Museum, Harvard University, Adam Aja, Semitic Museum, Harvard University, Peter Der Manuelian, Semitic Museum, Harvard University, Barbara Fash, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Judith Jungels, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, and Annetta Alexandridis, Cornell University

SESSION 8I: Colloquium
New Approaches to the Asklepieion at Epidauros

ORGANIZERS: Catherine M. Keesling, Georgetown University, and Bronwen L. Wickkiser, Wabash College

Constructing a Sacred Landscape for Asklepios in Fourth-Century Epidauros
Milena Melfi, University of Oxford

Sound and Epiphany in Asklepieia: The Case of Epidauros
Bronwen L. Wickkiser, Wabash College

Drymos of Argos and Relief Portraits in Greek Sculpture
Catherine M. Keesling, Georgetown University

Human and Divine Interaction at Epidauros: Exploring the Temenos in Time and Space
Gunnel Ekroth, Uppsala University

‘Statuescape’ and Public Memory in the Asklepieion at Epidauros
Jochen Griesbach, University of Würzburg

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