As director of New York University’s Excavations at
Aphrodisias (since 1991), engaged in the study and publication of
marble finds from the site.
Recently completed a collaborative publication of the portrait
statuary, which studies the character and use of honorific statues in
an ancient city. Nearing completion of a monographic study of the
reliefs from the Julio-Claudian Sebasteion, for which received a
British Academy/ Philip Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship in
2007-8). Most recently, with historian Bryan Ward-Perkins, has been
awarded an Art and Humanities Research Council grant for a new project
titled ‘The Last Statues of Antiquity’ (for three years, starting in
2009) to investigate the distinctive character of statue use in late
antiquity, from AD 284 to 650.
Aphrodisias Papers 4: New Research on the City
and its Monuments (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplementary Series
No. 70. Ed. with C. Ratté. Providence, Rhode Island, 2008), c. 400 pp.
Roman Portraits from Aphrodisias (Exhibition and catalogue, Istanbul 2008. Ed. with J.L. Lenaghan), c. 300 pp
Roman Portrait Sculpture from Aphrodisias (Mainz, 2006).
Sculptured for Eternity: Treasures of Greek, Roman and Byzantine Art in
the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, with Ahmet Ertu-, Istanbul (2002)
Aphrodisias Papers 3, ed. with C. Roueché, Michigan, (1996)
Aphrodisias 1: The Monument of C. Julius Zoilos, (1993), Philipp von Zabern, Mainz,
Aphrodisias Papers 1, ed. with K.T. Erim, Michigan (1991)
Hellenistic Sculpture, (1991), Thames & Hudson, London
Hellenistic Royal Portraits, (1998), Clarendon Press, Oxford
'Archaeological Research at
Aphrodisias in Caria, 2002-2005’, with C. Ratté, (2008), American
Journal of Archaeology 112 713-51, figs. 1-34.
Roman citizenship', in C. Ratté, R.R.R. Smith (eds), Aphrodisias Papers
4: New Research on the City and its Monuments (JRA Supplement 70;
Providence, RI 2008), 347-94, figs. 1-87.
athletes, and the early Greek statue habit', in S. Hornblower, C.
Morgan (eds) (2007), Pindar's Poetry, Patrons, and Festivals: from
Archaic Greece to the Roman Empire (Oxford University Press,), 83-139.
'Statue life in
the Hadrianic Baths at Aphrodisias, AD 100-600: Local context and
historical meaning', in F.A. Bauer, C. Witschel (eds) (2007), Statuen
in der Spätantike (Wiesbaden), 203-235, pls. 50-68, figs. 1-42.
Research at Aphrodisias in Caria, 1999-2001’, with C. Ratté, (2004),
American Journal of Archaeology 108: 145-186,
‘The Use of
Images: Visual History and Ancient History’, in T.P. Wiseman (ed),
(2002), Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome,
59-102; British Academy
monument of Oecumenius: A new portrait of a late antique governor from
Aphrodisias’, (2002), Journal of Roman Studies 102: 134-156
moment for Julian and Theodosius at Aprhodisias’, in Chr. Reusser (ed),
(2001), Grienchenland in der Keiserzeit: Neue Funde und Forschungen zu
Sculptur, Architekur und Topographie, 125-36; Bern
Research at Aphrodisias in Caria, 1997 and 1998’, with C. Ratté,
(2000), American Journal of Archaeology 104: 221-53,
‘Nero and the
Sun-god: divine accessories and political symbols in Roman imperial
images’, (2000), Journal of Roman Archaeology 13: 532-42
portraits in a public context: Honorific statuary at Aphrodisias in
Caria, AD 300-600’, (1999), Journal of Roman Studies 99: 155-189
and political identity in honorific portrait statues in the Greek East
in the second century AD’, (1998), Journal of Roman Studies 98: 56-93
`Typology and diversity in the portraits of Augustus’, (1997), Journal of Roman Archaeology 10: 31-47
`The Public Image of Licinius 1: Sculptured portraits and imperial
ideology in the early fourth century’, (1997), Journal of Roman Studies
portraits: Alexandrian types, Egyptian versions’, (1996), in Alexandria
and Alexandrianism 203-213; Malibu, J.P. Getty Museum
Research at Aphrodisias in Caria, 1993’, with C. Ratté, (1995),
American Journal of Archaeology 99: 33-58 (and following years)
`A New Shield Portrait in Izmir’, (1995), Römische Mitteilungen 102: 331-39
'Spear-won land at Boscoreale: On the royal paintings of a Roman villa’, (1994) Journal of Roman Archaeology 7: 100-128
`Late Roman Philosopher Portraits from Aphrodisias’, (1990), Journal of Roman Studies 90: 127-55
‘Simulacra gentium: the ethne from the Sebasteion at Aphrodisias’, (1988), Journal of Roman Studies 78 :50-77
'The imperial reliefs from the Sebasteion at Aphrodisias’, (1987), Journal of Roman Studies 77: 88-138