Ancient Art Department

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Rehearsed Reading of Euripides' Bacchae

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On An Intellectual Journey: From an Archaeological Bone Farm at El Hibeh, Egypt to Pandemics of the Ancient World

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Round Table: Ancient Democracy, the Present Moment, and the Future of a Political Ideal

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"If you build it, they will come": the construction and care of Nemean hero worship

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Rehearsed Reading of Euripides’ "Medea"

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Laughable Tales and Salacious Affairs: How the Founding of the Legion of Honor Led to the Study of Persian Art

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Who’s Revitalizing Homer?: The Relevance and Risks of Classical Reception Today

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The Recent and Latest New Discoveries in Egypt

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Rubbish, Rhetoric, and Hellenism in Sosos's Unswept Room Mosaic

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On the Occasion of the Retirement of Prof. Andrew Stewart

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A Walk through Hierakonpolis in Predynastic Egypt

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Weaving the Urban Fabric of a Roman City: Results of the Via Consolare Project in Pompeii

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The Dramatic Expression in Ancient Greek Art

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An Egyptian Michelangelo: Thutmose, the Creator of the Bust of Nefertiti

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Echoes of Alexander: Images of a Hellenistic Ruler in Persian Epic Manuscripts

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Nature Tamed and Framed: Reimagining Paradise in the Late Roman and Early Christian World

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The Munich Doryphoros: Venerated—Suppressed—Forgotten AND Poetry Reading by Marton Csokas of poetry by Gabriele Tinti

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Archaeology, Museums, and War: Strategies for the 21st Century

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Greece in 1805: The Travels and Paintings of Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi

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The Pervasiveness of Pigment in Antiquity

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Couples in Roman Sculpture: Myth, History, and Propaganda

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Rethinking Color in Ancient Mediterranean Art

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Apollo, Music, and Libations: A God’s Delight

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At-Risk World Heritage and Cyber-Archaeology: The University of California Office of the President Catalyst Project

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The Priest, the Prince, and the Pasha: The Life and Afterlife of an Ancient Egyptian Sculpture

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Growing Up Bacchus: An Archaeological Look at a Wine-god’s Early Years

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The Inhabitants of the Netherworld: Tracking Demons in Ancient Egyptian Mortuary Papyri and Coffins

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Ancient Bronzes as Art Objects: Roman Collectors and “Corinthian Bronzes”

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Mummies of the Vatican: Genuine or Fake

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Invisible Cities: Urban Environments in Ancient Egypt

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New Perspectives on the Art of Mummification

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Ancient Iconography in a New Context: Byzantine Monosandali and Their Monastic Audiences

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A Thorny Issue: The Reinvention of an Ancient Bronze in the Middles Ages

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Hero in Tears: Reading Homer’s Achilles with the Baltimore Painter

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Ennion: Master of Roman Glass

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Luxury Objects and Political Power: From Hellenistic Greece to Imperial Rome

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Before Petra: The Art and Archaeology of Iron Age Jordan

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A Roman Temple Treasure: The Berthouville Silver and Its Context

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The Origins of Mythic Representation in Greek Art

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Ancient Egyptian Masterpieces: Sculpture in Wood

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Tracing the Life History of Objects at Pompeii

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Life of the Spirit: The Chalcolithic Culture 6,500 Years Ago in the Levant

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Paradise as a Walled Garden in Ancient Persia

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Oral Poetry and Aural Patterns: On Zoroaster's Poetry and Religion

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New Rituals, New Religion? Death's Dominion during the Copper Age of the Southern Levant

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The Persian Garden: Evolution and Legacy

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Pyramids, Mummies, and Cleopatra: Recent Discoveries

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Dynasty and Destiny in Imperial Rome: The Augustan Experiment and Its Legacy

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The Louvre Etruscan Sarcophagus and Its Progeny

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The Discovery of Assyria and Sumer by the West in the 19th century

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On An Intellectual Journey: From an Archaeological Bone Farm at El Hibeh, Egypt to Pandemics of the Ancient World

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Rehearsed Reading of Euripides' Bacchae

Thank you for helping us acquire our first Egyptian royal portrait—a carved limestone relief of Ptolemy I Soter

Ancient Art Council supports Antiquities at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave

This exhibition reveals how, before Mount Vesuvius blew up in AD 79 and rocked the Bay of Naples, people in Pompeii and nearby farms and villages were engaged in typical daily activities, many of which revolved around food and drink.

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