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

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Birgitta Eder. “Argolis, Lakonien, Messenien: Vom Ende der mykenischen Palastzeit bis zur Einwanderung der Dorier.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 104, no. 3, JSTOR, July 2000, pp. 613–613. Crossref, doi:10.2307/507243. Full Text

Leighton, R. “Review: R. Leighton, Sicily before History [Cornell 1999].” Bryan Mawr Classical Review, 2000.

Antonaccio, Carla Maria. “The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity (review).” American Journal of Philology, vol. 121, no. 4, Project Muse, 2000, pp. 637–41. Crossref, doi:10.1353/ajp.2000.0045. Full Text

Tandy, D. “Review: J. Tandy, Warriors into Traders [California 1997].” New England Classical Journal, vol. 26, 1999, pp. 53–55.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Review: Kardulias, ed. Aegean Strategies: Studies of Culture and Environment on the European Fringe [Rowman and Littlefield 1997].” Journal of Anthropological Research, edited by P. N. Kardulias and M. Shutes, 1999, pp. 468–70.

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Susan Langdon. “New Light on a Dark Age: Exploring the Culture of Geometric Greece.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 102, no. 3, JSTOR, July 1998, pp. 630–630. Crossref, doi:10.2307/506417. Full Text

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Tobias Fischer-Hansen. “Ancient Sicily.” The Classical World, vol. 91, no. 4, JSTOR, 1998, pp. 286–286. Crossref, doi:10.2307/4352067. Full Text

Larson, J. “Review: J. Larson, Greek Heroine Cults.” Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. 117, Wisconsin, 1997, pp. 225–26.

Fitton, J. Lesley. “Review: J. Lesley Fitton, The Rediscovery of the Greek Bronze Age [Harvard 1995].” New England Classical Journal, vol. 24, Harvard, 1996, pp. 32–33.


Antonaccio, C. M. “Colonization: Greece on the move, 900–480.” The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece, 2007, pp. 201–24. Scopus, doi:10.1017/CCOL9780521822008.009. Full Text

Antonaccio, C. M. “Colonization: Greece on the Move.” The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece, Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 201–24.

Antonaccio, C. “Religion, basileis and heroes.” Ancient Greece: From the Mycenaean Palaces to the Age of Homer, 2006, pp. 381–96.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Elite mobility in the west.” Pindar’s Poetry, Patrons and Festivals: From Archaic Greece to the Roman Empire, edited by C. Morgan, Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 265–85.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Dedications and the Character of Cult.” Greek Sacrificial Ritual, Olympian and Chthonian, edited by R. Hagg and B. Alroth, Stockholm, 2005, pp. 99–112.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Excavating Colonization.” Ancient Colonization: Analogy, Similarity and Difference, edited by H. Hurst and S. Owen, Duckworth, 2005, pp. 97–113.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Siculo-geometric and the Sikels: Identity and Material Culture in Eastern Sicily.” Greek Identity in the Western Mediterranean, edited by K. Lomas, E.J. Brill, 2004, pp. 55–81.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Hybridity and the Cultures within Greek Culture.” The Cultures within Greek Culture: Contact, Conflict, Collaboration, edited by C. Dougherty and L. Kurke, Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp. 57–74.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Warriors, Traders, Ancestors: the ’Heroes’ of Lefkandi.” Images of Ancestors, edited by J Munk Hotje, vol. 5, Århus, 2002, pp. 13–42.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Ethnicity and Colonization.” Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity, edited by I. Malkin, Harvard University Press, 2001, pp. 113–57.


Antonaccio, Carla M. “Kypara, a Sikel Nymph?Zeitschrift Fur Papyrologie Und Epigraphik, vol. 126, 1999, pp. 177–85.

Antonaccio, Carla M. “An Archaic Stele from Morgantina.” Kadmos, vol. 38, 1999, pp. 87–96.

Antonaccio, Carla M. “Urbanism at Archaic Morgantina.” Acta Hyperborea, vol. 7, 1997, pp. 167–93.

Antonaccio, C. M. “From Pasture to Polis, Art in the Age of Homer.” American Journal of Archaeology, edited by S. Langdon, vol. 99, Missouri, 1995, pp. 361–62.

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Carla M. Jenifer Neils. “A New Graffito from Archaic Morgantina.” Zeitschrift Fur Papyrologie Und Epigraphik, vol. 101, 1995, pp. 261–77.

Kim, Seung-Og. “Burials, Pigs, and Political Prestige in Neolithic China.” Current Anthropology, vol. 35, 1994, pp. 133–133.

Antonaccio, Carla M. “Contesting the Past: Tomb Cult, Hero Cult, and Epic in Early Greece.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 98, 1994, pp. 389–410.

Antonaccio, Carla M. “Style, Reuse, and Context in a Roman Portrait at Princeton.” Archaologische Anzeiger, 1992, pp. 441–52.

Antonaccio, Carla M. “Terraces, Tombs, and the Early Argive Heraion.” Hesperia, vol. 61, no. 1, American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), Jan. 1992, pp. 85–85. Crossref, doi:10.2307/148184. Full Text

Cristesen, P., et al., editors. Sport, Spectacle, and Society in the Greek West. Wiley Blackwell, pp. 192–207.