Strong Harvard Presence at International Numismatic Conference in Sicily

October 3, 2015

At the XV International Numismatic Congress in Taormina in September, Carmen Arnold-Biucchi, Damarete Curator of Ancient Coins at the Harvard Art Museums and President of the International Numismatic Council (2009–2015), was presented with the Jeton de Vermeil of the French Numismatic Society. She and two graduate students also delivered papers: Rebecca Katz, PhD candidate in Ancient History, identified the hidden meanings of a coin of the Roman Republic, under the title “Muttonis Mutunus: Q.

New Publication: Ancient Bronzes through a Modern Lens

September 9, 2015

Yale University Press has published Ancient Bronzes through a Modern Lens: Introductory Essays on the Study of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Bronzes. Edited by Susanne Ebbinghaus, Head, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, and George M.A. Hanfmann Curator of Ancient Art, it features contributions by Lisa M. Anderson, Francesca G. Bewer, Ruth Bielfeldt, Susanne Ebbinghaus, Katherine Eremin, Seán Hemingway, Henry Lie, Carol C. Mattusch, Josef Riederer, and Adrian Stähli.

Professor Wins Mendelsohn Mentoring Award!

June 25, 2015

We are delighted to announce that our own Professor Emma Dench has won the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Graduate Student Council. Congratulations on this richly deserved distinction!

Graduate Student Awarded Kress Fellowship!

April 1, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Lizzie Mitchell, a G-5 in our Classical Archaeology program, has been awarded a two-year Kress Visiting Fellowship. She will travel to the Centre for the Arts in Society at Leiden University in the Netherlands  to write her dissertation, which will focus on cupids on Roman mosaics and sarcophagi. Warmest congratulations and bon voyage to Lizzie from all of us!