Reports from the Field - Summer 2019

Lecture | September 10 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Sara Eriksson, Anthropology; Erin Lawrence, Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology; Abigail Hoskins, Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology

 San Francisco Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

UC Berkeley graduate students report on their summer research and experiences at different ancient sites. Sara Eriksson is interested in household archaeology and gender in Hellenistic Greece. She will talk about her work with the Kalaureia Research Program at a Poseidon sanctuary on the Greek island of Poros. Erin Lawrence studies 5th and 4th century BCE Athenian sculpture and will discuss the study of sculptures from the Temple of Ares in the Athenian Agora. Abigail Hoskins studies magic, divination, and ritual in the ancient Mediterranean world and spaces of cultural contact and exchange. She will present the motivating research questions and recent archaeobotanical work at the site of Tel-Kabri in Northern Israel.

 sheltonk@berkeley.edu