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Fragment of a marble Sarcophagus
ca. 230-240 ACE
Duke Museum of Art

Carla M. Antonaccio
Carla M. Antonaccio

Title: Professor Emerita
Office Location: 233H Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
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  • Ph.D. Princeton University, 1987
  • M.A. Princeton University, 1983
  • B.A. Wellesley College, 1980
  • Senior Associate Member, 1989, 1992 American School of Classical Studies, 1998
  • Student Associate Member, American School of Classical Studies, 1985
  • Zertifikat, Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Goethe Institut, Rothenburg o.d.Tauber, 1984
  • 12 College Exchange (Foreign Study in Europe), Dartmouth College, 1979

Excavation and Archaeological Experience

  • Morgantina Project, (with Malcolm Bell, University of Virginia), Co-Director, Sicily, 1990 to present
  • Princeton Cyprus Expedition, (Princeton University), Polis Chrysochou, Cyprus, 1983
  • Agora Excavations, (American School of Classical Studies), Athens, Greece, 1982
  • Halieis Excavations, (Indiana University), Study Assistant, Porto Cheli, Greece, 1980
  • Halieis Excavations, (Indiana University), Trenchmaster, Porto Cheli, Greece, 1979

Research Interests:

Mediterranean archaeology, especially the late Bronze and Iron Ages; ceramic studies; the archaeology of identity.

Co-Director, Morgantina Excavations Vice President for Research & Academic Affairs, Archaeological Institute of America
Representative Publications   (More Publications)
  1. Antonaccio, CM. "Origins, culture, and identity in classical antiquity." Worlds Elide. Edited by Euben, P; Bassi,, K.  Lexington Press (2010): 4-17.
  2. Antonaccio, CM. "The Western Mediterranean." The Blackwell Companion to the Ancient World (Basil Blackwell). Edited by Raaflaub, K; Wees, HV.  Blackwell (2009): 314-329. [doi]
  3. Antonaccio, CM. "(Re) Defining Ethnicity: Culture, Material Culture, and Identity." Visual Culture and Social Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean. Edited by Hodos, T; Hales, S.  Cambridge University Press (2009): 32-53.
  4. Antonaccio, CM. "Colonization: Greece on the Move." The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece. Edited by H.A. Shapiro.  Cambridge University Press (2007): 201-224. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Antonaccio, CM. "Elite mobility in the west." Pindar’s Poetry, Patrons and Festivals: from Archaic Greece to the Roman Empire. Edited by Morgan, C.  Oxford University Press (2006): 265-285.
  6. Antonaccio, C. "Religion, basileis and heroes." Ancient Greece: From the Mycenaean Palaces to the Age of Homer. Edited by Lemos, I; Deger-Jalkotzy, I.  University of Edinburgh Press (July, 2006): 381-396.
  7. Antonaccio, CM. "Excavating Colonization." Ancient Colonization: Analogy, Similarity and Difference. Edited by Hurst, H; Owen, S.  Duckworth (2005): 97-113.
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