Carla M. Antonaccio

Carla M. Antonaccio

Professor Emerita of Classical Studies

Office Hours: 

On Leave

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

Education & Training:

  • Ph.D., Princeton University 1987

  • M.A., Princeton University 1983

  • B.A., Wellesley College 1980

The Cambridge Companion to the Greek Iron Age (In preparation). Ed. CM Antonaccio and J Carter. 2016. (Edited Book)

Classical Archaeology in Context Theory and Practice in Excavation in the Greek World. Ed. CM Antonaccio and D Haggis. De Gruyter, May 27, 2015. (Edited Book)

The Past is Present: The Kempner Collection of Classical Antiquities at the Nasher Museum. Ed. CM Antonaccio and S Dillon. Duke University Press Books, March 1, 2011. (Edited Book)

Antonaccio, CM. An Archaeology of Ancestors: Greek Tomb and Hero Cult. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.

Antonaccio, CM. "Review: J. Redfield, The Locrian Maidens: Love and Death in Greek Italy." American Journal of Philology 126.2 (January 2005): 285-288. Full Text

Antonaccio, CM. "Review: J. Hall, Hellenicity. Between Ethnicity and Culture [Chicago 2002]." Mediterranean Historical Review 19 (2004): 71-76.

Antonaccio, CM. "Review: C. Lyons, J. Papadopoulos, ed. The Archaeology of Ethnicity [Getty Research Institute, 2002]." Ed. C Lyons and J Papadopoulos. Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews 2003.09.43 (2003).


Haggis, DC, and Antonaccio, CM. "A contextual archaeology of ancient greece." Classical Archaeology in Context: Theory and Practice in Excavation in the Greek World. May 19, 2015. 1-20. Full Text

Antonaccio, CM. "Re-excavating morgantina." Classical Archaeology in Context: Theory and Practice in Excavation in the Greek World. May 19, 2015. 51-69. Full Text

Haggis, DC, and Antonaccio, CM. "A contextual archaeology of ancient greece: The definition of greek archaeology." Classical Archaeology in Context: Theory and Practice in Excavation in the Greek World. January 1, 2015. 1-20. Full Text

Antonaccio, C, and Shea, T. "Some Graffiti from Archaic Morgantina." Morgantina duemilaequindici: La ricerca archeologica a sessant'anni dall'avvio degli scavi. Ed. L Maniscalco. Palermo: Regione siciliana, 2015. 59-67. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Sport, Spectacle, and Society in the Greek West." Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greco-Roman Antiquity. Ed. P Cristesen, D Kyle, and ed. Wiley Blackwell, 2013. 192-207.

Antonaccio, CM. "Achieving Ancestorhood in Ancient Greece." The Archaeology of Ancestors. Ed. E Hill and J Hageman. 2012.

Antonaccio, CM. ""Burial Customs”, “Hero cult”, “Lefkandi tomb”, “Eighth-century Renaissance"." Homer Encyclopedia. Ed. M Finkelberg. Blackwell, 2011. 147-797.

Antonaccio, CM. "Origins, culture, and identity in classical antiquity." Worlds Elide. Ed. P Euben and K Bassi. Lexington Press, 2010. 4-17. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "The Western Mediterranean." A Companion to Archaic Greece. April 17, 2009. 314-329. Full Text

Antonaccio, CM. "(Re) Defining Ethnicity: Culture, Material Culture, and Identity." Visual Culture and Social Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean. Ed. T Hodos and S Hales. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 32-53. (Chapter)


Antonaccio, C. "Iron Age reciprocity." Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 29.1 (January 1, 2016): 104-111. Full Text

Walsh, JSP, and Antonaccio, C. "Athenian Black Gloss Pottery: A View from the West." Oxford Journal of Archaeology 33.1 (February 2014): 47-67. Full Text

Antonaccio, CM, and Walsh, J. "Athenian Black Gloss and Consumer Preference in the Mediterranean." Oxford Journal of Archaeology 33 (2014): 47-67.

Antonaccio, CM. "Networking the Middle Ground?." Archaeological Review from Cambridge 28 (2013): 237-251.

Antonaccio, CM. "Architecture and behavior: Building gender into Greek houses." CLASSICAL WORLD 93.5 (2000): 517-533. Full Text

Antonaccio, CM. "Kypara, a Sikel Nymph?." Zeitschrift fur Papyrologie und Epigraphik 126 (1999): 177-185. (Academic Article)

Antonaccio, CM. "An Archaic Stele from Morgantina." Kadmos 38 (1999): 87-96. (Academic Article)

Antonaccio, CM. "Urbanism at Archaic Morgantina." Acta Hyperborea 7 (1997): 167-193. (Academic Article)

Antonaccio, CM, and Jenifer Neils, . "A New Graffito from Archaic Morgantina." Zeitschrift fur Papyrologie und Epigraphik 101 (1995): 261-277. (Academic Article)

Kim, S-O. "Burials, Pigs, and Political Prestige in Neolithic China." Current Anthropology 35 (1994): 133-133. (Scholarly Commentary)


Antonaccio, CM. "Diachrony and Distributed Mind: Ancestors, Time, and Things." DIBS Workshop: Reading the Past: Mind, Brain, and Archaeology. April 10, 2014 - April 10, 2014. Duke University.


Neils, J. "Review: with J. Neils, From Pasture to Polis: Art in the Age of Homer." Bryn Mawr Classical Review 4.6 (1993): 499-504. (Review)