Carla M. Antonaccio

Carla M. Antonaccio

Professor Emerita of Art, Art History & Visual Studies


  • Ph.D., Princeton University 1987

  • M.A., Princeton University 1983

  • B.A., Wellesley College 1980


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


Classical Archaeology, Archaeology of Sicily, Comparative Coloniality


The Past is Present: The Kempner Collection of Classical Antiquities at the Nasher Museum
In 2006, the collection of 224 antiquities assembled by Walter Kempner, M.D. was donated to the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University by Barbara Newborg, M.D. Ranging from... read more »

Antonaccio, C. M. Colonization and the Origins of Greek Hero Cult. Edited by R. Hagg, Jonsered, 1999, pp. 109–21.

Antonaccio, C. M. Sicily. Edited by B. Fagan, Oxford University Press, 1996, pp. 645–46.

Antonaccio, C. M. Hadrianic Sculpture. Edited by J. Turner, vol. 27, Grove Press/Macmillan, 1996, pp. 37–39.

Antonaccio, C. M. Lefkandi and Homer. Edited by O. Andersen and M. Dickie, Bergen, 1995, pp. 5–27.

Antonaccio, C. M. “Placing the Past: the Bronze Age in the Cultic Topography of Early Greece.” Placing the Gods: Sanctuaries and Sacred Space in Ancient Greece, edited by S. Alcock and R. Osborne, Oxford University Press, 1994, pp. 79–104.

Antonaccio, C. M. Tomb and Hero Cult in Early Greece: the Archaeology of Ancestors. Edited by C. Dougherty and L. Kurke, Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp. 46–70.


Antonaccio, C. M. “Review: Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 1, 1996, pp. 809–10.

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Susan Langdon. “From Pasture to Polis: Art in the Age of Homer.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 99, no. 2, JSTOR, Apr. 1995, pp. 361–361. Crossref, doi:10.2307/506345. Full Text

Pancucci, D., and M. Naro. “Review: D. Pancucci, Mt. Bubbonia, Campagne di scavo 1905, 1906, 1955 (Rome 1992).” Archaeological News, vol. 18, 1993, pp. 11–12.

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Dennis D. Hughes. “Human Sacrifice in Ancient Greece.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 96, no. 4, JSTOR, Oct. 1992, pp. 768–768. Crossref, doi:10.2307/505202. Full Text

Antonaccio, Carla M., et al. “Early Greek Cult Practice. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium at the Swedish Institute at Athens, 26-29 June 1986.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 94, no. 2, JSTOR, Apr. 1990, pp. 348–348. Crossref, doi:10.2307/505960. Full Text

Antonaccio, Carla M., and Ian Morris. “Burial and Ancient Society: The Rise of the Greek City-State.” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 93, no. 2, JSTOR, Apr. 1989, pp. 296–296. Crossref, doi:10.2307/505102. Full Text


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

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



Spring 2017

Early Greek Archaeology (ARTHIST 206.01)
East Duke 204B, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
Special Topics in Greek Art (ARTHIST 590S-1.01)
Nasher 119, W 10:05 AM-12:35 PM

Spring 2016

Early Greek Archaeology (ARTHIST 206.10)
East Duke 209, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Topics in Art History (ARTHIST 790.01)
Smith Wrhs A285, W 04:40 PM-07:10 PM

Fall 2014

The Aegean Bronze Age (ARTHIST 205.01)
Old Chem 201, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
Sp Top Greek Archaeology (ARTHIST 590S-11.01)
Nasher 119, Th 02:30 PM-05:00 PM