University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Sixth Annual Kolb Junior Fellows Spring Colloquium


April 29, 2011

Sarah Laursen
Sarah Laursen models her cap ornament

Sarah Laursen (East Asian Languages and Civilizations)
Leaves that Sway: Gold Xianbei Cap Ornaments from Northeast China

Susan Helft (Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World)
In Hatti's Shadow – New Light on the Sociopolitical Relationships of Western Anatolia

Justin Leidwanger (Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World)
Maritime Archaeology as Economic History: Long-Term Trends of Roman Commerce in the Northeast Mediterranean

Emily Modrall (Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World)
Ritual and Religion in Punic Western Sicily

Melinda Nelson-Hurst (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)
Ideology and Practicality in Transmission of Office during the Middle Kingdom


Workshop on Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Ethics

February 23, 2011

(Sponsored by the Kolb Society and the Penn Museum)

Coordinated by Prof. Richard Leventhal, Senior Fellow and Director of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center, and Prof. C. Brian Rose, Senior Fellow, AIA Past President and Deputy Director of the Penn Museum.
Speaker: Prof. David Silverman, Senior Fellow