April 07, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMUptown Campus
The New Orleans Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America presents the Tsakirgis Lecture "20,000 Leagues Under the Wine-Dark Sea" by Prof. Emily C. Egan (University of Maryland) on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 6PM CST. Register for this online zoom lecture at https://www.archaeological.org/event/new-orleans-lecture-tba/.
Emily C. Egan is Assistant Professor of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Art and Archaeology at the University of Maryland. She holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati (PhD. and M.A.), the University of Cambridge (M.Phil.), and Brown University (B.A.). Her research focuses on painted wall and floor decoration in the Bronze Age Aegean and especially at the sites of Mycenae and Pylos, where she is engaged in active fieldwork. From 2019-2020 she served as Fellow in Aegean Art at Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies. Her publications investigate issues of iconography, artistic agency, cross-craft interaction, and early traditions of Mycenaean mural making. Currently, she is preparing a monograph on the painted floors of the megaron of the Palace of Nestor.