Carla M. Antonaccio

Carla M. Antonaccio

Professor of Classical Studies

External address: 
233H Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
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

Antonaccio, CM. "Review: I. Malkin, The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity." American Journal of Philology 121.4 (January 2000): 637-641. Full Text

Leighton, R. "Review: R. Leighton, Sicily before History [Cornell 1999]." Bryan Mawr Classical Review (2000).

Tandy, D. "Review: J. Tandy, Warriors into Traders [California 1997]." New England Classical Journal 26 (1999): 53-55.

Antonaccio, CM. "Review: Kardulias, ed. Aegean Strategies: Studies of Culture and Environment on the European Fringe [Rowman and Littlefield 1997]." Ed. PN Kardulias and M Shutes. Journal of Anthropological Research (1999): 468-470.

Antonaccio, CM. "Review: S. Langdon, ed. New Light on a Dark Age: Exploring the Culture of Geometric Greece." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY 102.3 (July 1998): 630-631. Full Text

Larson, J. "Review: J. Larson, Greek Heroine Cults." Journal of Hellenic Studies 117 (1997): 225-226.

Fitton, JL. "Review: J. Lesley Fitton, The Rediscovery of the Greek Bronze Age [Harvard 1995]." New England Classical Journal 24 (1996): 32-33.


Antonaccio, CM. "Colonization: Greece on the move, 900–480." The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece. January 1, 2007. 201-224. Full Text

Antonaccio, CM. "Colonization: Greece on the Move." The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece. Cambridge University Press, 2007. 201-224. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, C. "Religion, basileis and heroes." Ancient Greece: From the Mycenaean Palaces to the Age of Homer. July 27, 2006. 381-396.

Antonaccio, CM. "Elite mobility in the west." Pindar’s Poetry, Patrons and Festivals: from Archaic Greece to the Roman Empire. Ed. C Morgan. Oxford University Press, 2006. 265-285. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Dedications and the Character of Cult." Greek Sacrificial Ritual, Olympian and Chthonian. Ed. R Hagg and B Alroth. Stockholm, 2005. 99-112. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Excavating Colonization." Ancient Colonization: Analogy, Similarity and Difference. Ed. H Hurst and S Owen. Duckworth, 2005. 97-113. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Siculo-geometric and the Sikels: Identity and Material Culture in Eastern Sicily." Greek Identity in the Western Mediterranean. Ed. K Lomas. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2004. 55-81. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Hybridity and the Cultures within Greek Culture." The Cultures within Greek Culture: Contact, Conflict, Collaboration. Ed. C Dougherty and L Kurke. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 57-74. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Warriors, Traders, Ancestors: the ’Heroes’ of Lefkandi." Images of Ancestors. Ed. JM Hotje. Århus, 2002. 13-42. (Chapter)

Antonaccio, CM. "Ethnicity and Colonization." Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity. Ed. I Malkin. Harvard University Press, 2001. 113-157. (Chapter)


Antonaccio, CM. "Contesting the Past: Tomb Cult, Hero Cult, and Epic in Early Greece." American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994): 389-410. (Review)

Antonaccio, CM. "Style, Reuse, and Context in a Roman Portrait at Princeton." Archaologische Anzeiger (1992): 441-452. (Academic Article)