Mark Lawall


Ph.D University of Michigan
MA University of Michigan
BA College of William and Mary

Research Interests:
Greek Archaeology, Ancient Economic History, Transport Amphoras,
Maritime Archaeology, Athens, Ephesos, Gordion, Troy


Department of Classics

367 University College
220 Dysart Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
Canada R3T 2M8

Tel 204-474-9163
Fax 204-474-7684




Edited volumes

2011. M. Lawall and J. Lund (eds.), Pottery in the Archaeological Record: Greece and Beyond. Proceedings of the International Colloquium Hosted by the Danish and Canadian Institutes in Athens, June 20-22, 2008. Gösta Enbom Monograph series 1, Aarhus, 168 p.

Co-author with John Lund, “Introduction,” 7-9.

“Greek amphorae in the archaeological record,” 38-50.

2011. M. Lawall and P. van Alfen eds., Caveat Emptor: A Collection of Papers on Imitations in Ancient Greco-Roman Commerce (Marburger Beiträge zur Antiken Handels-, Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte28), 229 p.

Co-author with P. van Alfen. “Introduction,” 1-19.

 “Transport amphoras and regional styles in the Classical Aegean,” 45-88.

Articles in refereed journals:

2011. “Transport amphoras from Well J2:4,” in K.M. Lynch, The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House near the Classical Athenian Agora (Hesperia supplement series). Princeton, pp. 295-326.

2009. “The Temple of Apollo Patroos Dated by an Amphora Stamp,” Hesperia 78, 387-403.

2008. Co-author with E.S. Greene and M. Polzer, “Inconspicuous consumption: The sixth-century BCE shipwreck at Pabuç Burnu, Turkey.” American Journal of Archaeology 112, 685-711. Lawall 40%, Greene 40%, Polzer 20%.

2007. “Catalogued Archaic and Classical Transport Amphora Finds,” in C.B. Rose et al. “Granicus River Survey Project, 2004-2005,” Studia Troica 17, 103-104, and edited the pottery report.

2002 [2003]. “Ilion Before Alexander: Amphoras and Economic Archaeology,” Studia Troica 12, 197-244.

2002. “Early Excavations at Pergamon and the Chronology of Rhodian Amphora Stamps,” Hesperia 71, 294-324.

2002. Compiler of research notes series: “Notes from the Tins 2: Research in the Stoa of Attalos, summer 2000,” including M. Lawall with contribution by A. Jawando, “Amphoras as Paint Pots?” Hesperia 71, 415-433 [416-419].

2001. Compiler of research notes series: “Notes from the Tins: Research in the Stoa of Attalos, summer 1999,” including M. Lawall, “A Late Archaic Punic Amphora,” Hesperia 70, 169-171.

2000. “Graffiti, Wine Selling, and the Reuse of Amphoras in the Athenian Agora, ca. 430 to 400 B.C.,” Hesperia 69, 3-90.

1999. “Studies in Hellenistic Ilion: The Lower City. The Transport Amphoras,” Studia Troica 9, 187-224.

1999. “Some Implications of Research in Education for Teaching Classics,” Echos du Monde Classique/ Classical Views 18, 247-260. [reprinted in Classical Outlook 78 2001, 157-163].

1998. “Bolsals, Mendean amphoras and the date of the Porticello shipwreck,” International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 27, 16-23.

1997. Voigt, M., K. De Vries, R.C. Hendrickson, M. Lawall, B. Marsh, A. Gürsan-Salzman, T. C. Young. “Gordion Excavations 1993-1996,” Anatolica 23, 1-59 with M. Lawall, “Greek Transport Amphoras at Gordion,” 21-23.

Chapters in Books

In press. “Transport Amphoras and Loomweights: Integrating elements of ancient Greek economies?” in M.-L. B. Nosch and M. Harlow (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Textiles and Dress in Antiquity, Oxford.

In press. “Pontic Inhabitants at Gordion? Pots, People, and Plans of Houses at Middle Phrygian through Early Hellenistic Gordion,” in C. B. Rose (ed.), The Archaeology of Phrygian Gordion, University of Pennsylvania Museum.

2011. “Early Hellenistic amphoras from two closed contexts: Kerynia shipwreck and Ephesos well LB,” 7th Scientific Meeting on Hellenistic Pottery, Aigion, Greece, April 3-9 2005. Athens. 673-682.

2011. “Socio-Economic Conditions and the Contents of Amphorae,” in PATABS II. Production and Trade of Amphorae in the Black Sea. Acts of the International Round Table held at Kiten, Nessebar and Sredetz, September 26-30, 2007, ed. C. Tzochev, T. Stoyanov, and A. Bozkova, Sofia, pp. 23-33.

2010. “Pontic, Aegean and Levantine amphoras at Gordion,” in D. Kassab Tezgör and N. Inaishvili (eds.), PATABS I. Production and Trade of Amphorae in the Black Sea, Actes de la Table Ronde internationale de Batoumi et Trabzon, 27-29 Avril 2006. Varia Anatolica 21. Istanbul. 159-165.

2010. Lead author, with N. A. Lejpunskaja, P. Diatroptov, T. L. Samojlova, “Transport amphoras” in N. A. Lejpunskaja et al. (Eds.) The Lower City of Olbia (Sector NGS) in the 6th century BC to the 4th century AD, Black Sea Studies 13. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press. 355-405. Co-authors assisted with the initial field work, but entire text, corrections to preliminary field research, and final preparation was done by ML.

2009. “The Wine Jars Workroom: From Stamps to Sherds,” in J. McK. Camp and C. A. Mauzy (eds.) The Athenian Agora. New Perspectives on an Ancient Site (Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie. Sonderbände der Antike Welt), Mainz am Rhein, Philipp von Zabern. 63-68. [And published in a separate volume, Die Agora von Athen. Neue Perspektiven für eine archäologische Stätte, in German under the title, “Der Amphorenraum: Stempel auf Scherben”]

2008. “Rhodian amphora stamps from Gordion, 189 BC,” in A. Avram, V. Lungu, and M. Neagu (eds.), Philias Charin: Mélanges à la mémoire de Niculae Conovici, Călăşi, Romania, pp. 111-120.

2005/2006 [2007]. “Deep Water Survey and Amphoras: A terrestrial ceramicist´s point of view,” Skyllis 7, pp. 76-81.

2005/2006 [2007]. Co-author with Deborah N. Carlson. “Towards a Typology of Erythraian Amphoras,” Skyllis 7, pp. 32-39.

2005/2006 [2007]. Co-author with Elisabeth S. Greene. “Amphora capacities in early monetary Asia Minor: The Pabuc Burnu shipwreck,” Skyllis 7, pp. 17-23.

2006. “Consuming the West in the East: Amphoras of the western Mediterranean in Athens before 86 BC,” in J. Lund, D. Malfitana, and J. Poblome (eds.), Old Pottery in a New Century. Innovating Perspectives on Roman Pottery Studies, Catania 22-24 April 2004. Catania. 265-286.

2007. With co-authors Maria Savvatianou-Petropoulakou and Tania Panagou, “Hellenistic Stamped Amphora Handles” in V. Mitsopoulos-Leon and C. Lang-Auinger eds., Die Basilika am Staatsmarkt in Ephesos 2. Teil: Funde klassischer bis römischer Zeit. Forschungen in Ephesos IX/2/3. Pp. 28-60. MS-P wrote a draft of the Rhodian section; TP compiled the Rhodian catalogue; ML wrote the manuscript.

2006. Contributions to P. Scherrer and E. Trinkl (Eds.), Die Tetragonos Agora in Ephesos, Forschungen in Ephesos. Band XIII/2. Vienna.

“Transport Amphoras from Well S-AB and the Basins,” 132-139

Co-author with P. Scherrer, E. Trinkl and G. Forstenpointner, “Die Brunnenverfüllung: Analyse und Datierung,” 142-146

Co-author with P. Scherrer and E. Trinkl, “Datierung der Beckenanlagen,” 146

“Amphoras and Economic History,” 253-255

2005. “Amphoras and Hellenistic Economies: Addressing the (Over)Emphasis on Stamped Amphora Handles,” in Z.H. Archibald, J.K. Davies and V. Gabrielsen (Eds.), Making, moving, and managing: The new world of ancient economies, 323-31 BC, Liverpool July 2002. Oxford, 188-232.

2005. “Negotiating chronologies: Aegean amphora research, Thasian chronology, and Pnyx III,” in V. Stolba and L. Hannestad (Eds.), Chronologies of the Black Sea Area in the period c. 400-100 BC, Black Sea Studies 3. Aarhus, 31-67.

2004. “Nothing to do with Mendaian amphoras? Athenaeus XI.784c,” in R.B. Egan and M. Joyal (Eds.) Daimonopylai. Winnipeg. 241-249.

2004. “Archaeological context and Aegean amphora chronologies: A case study of Hellenistic Ephesos,” in J. Eiring and J. Lund (eds.), Transport amphorae and trade in the eastern Mediterranean. Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens, vol. 5. Aarhus University Press, 171-188.

Eiring, J., G. Finkielsztejn, M. Lawall, and J. Lund. 2004. “Concluding remarks,” in J. Eiring and J. Lund (eds.), Transport amphorae and trade in the eastern Mediterranean. Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens, vol. 5. Aarhus University Press, 459-466.

2004. “Amphoras Without Stamps: Chronologies and Typologies from the Athenian Agora,” in 6th Scientific Meeting on Hellenistic Pottery, Volos, April 2000. Athens, 445-454.

2003. “‘In the sanctuary of the Samothracian Gods’ Archaeology of Cult at Ilion,” in M. Cosmopoulos (ed.) Greek Mysteries: The Archaeology and ritual of Greek Secret Cults. London. 79-111.

2003. Lead author with R. Loomis and L. Talalay. “Maintaining museum audiences during renovations: The Kelsey Museum’s traveling kits,” in B. Cripps, R. Dickau, L. Hartery, M. Lobb, D. Meyer, L. Nicholls, T. Varney (Eds.), Archaeology Into the New Millennium: Public or Perish. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Chacmool Conference. Calgary. 114-119.

2003. “Egyptian and Imported Transport Amphoras,” in S. Herbert and A. Berlin (eds.) Coptos. The University of Michigan-University of Assiut Excavations (1988-1992). Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series 53. Portsmouth RI. 157-191.

2000. “The Transport Amphoras from Well AB,” contribution to M. Kerschner, M. Lawall, P. Scherrer, and E. Trinkl, “Ephesos in archaischer und klassischer Zeit - Die Ausgrabung in der Siedlung Smyrna,” in F. Krinzinger (ed.) Die Ägaïs und das westliche Mittelmeer: Beziehungen und Wechselwirkungen 8. bis 5. Jh. v. Chr. Akten des Symposions Wien 1999. Vienna. 52-54.

1999. “Amphoras and Aegean trade: structure and goals for future research,” in R. F. Docter and E. M. Moorman (eds.) Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Amsterdam, July 12-17, 1998 (Allard Pierson Series 12). Amsterdam. 229-232.

1998. “Ceramics and Positivism Revisited: Greek transport amphoras and history,” in H. Parkins and C. Smith (eds.) Trade, Traders and the Greek City. London. 75-101.

1997. “Shape and Symbol: Regionalism in 5th century transport amphora production in northeastern Greece,” in C. Gillis, C. Risberg, and B. Sjöberg (eds.), Trade and production in premonetary Greece: Production and craftsmen: Proceedings of the 4th and 5th Int’l workshops, Athens 1994 and 1995 (SIMA Pocket-Book 143). Jonsered. 113-130.

1995. “Premonetary and Monetary? Spheres of exchange in the economy of the fifth century B.C.,” in C. Gillis, C. Risberg, and B. Sjoberg (eds.) Trade and Production in Premonetary Greece: Aspects of trade. Proceedings of the third international workshop, Athens 1993, (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology Pocket-Book 134). Jonsered. 139-157.

Conference papers, forthcoming or in press

In press. Co-author with Elizabeth Greene, “Transport amphorae and economic information: A view from the early Greek world,” in D. Carlson et al. (eds.), Tradition and Transition: Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada, Turkey, College Station TX. [The paper is now with the editors for publication].

In press. “Stamps of the Troad: Addressing the problem of a rare practice in a small system,” paper delivered at the International Congress, Analysis and Uses of Greek Amphora Stamps, French School at Athens, February 3-5, 2010 [The paper is now with the editors for publication].

In press. “Transport amphoras, tribute and trade,” Paper delivered at the workshop, Handels- und Finanzgebaren in der Ägais im 5 Jh. v. Chr., May 31-June 2 2010, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Istanbul. [The paper has been submitted for publication in 2011]

Paper delivered in 2008, now under revision. Lead author, with P. Guldager Bilde, L. Bjerg, S. Handberg, J.M. Højte, N.A. Lejpunskaja, V.F. Stolba, “The Lower City of Olbia: Occupation and abandonment in the 2nd century BC,” paper delivered at the conference Pottery, People and Places: Study and Interpretation of Late Hellenistic Pottery, Sandberg Estate, Denmark.

Paper delivered in 2007, now under revision. “Marion necropolis, Tomb 80: Amphora trade in Cyprus in the 6th through 4th centuries B.C.E.,” in M. Lawall and J. Lund (eds.), The transport amphorae and trade of Cyprus.

In press, as co-author with Tamas Bezeczky, “Studying Globalization in the Roman Economy? A brief note on interpreting the Late Roman amphorae at Ephesus (late fourth through sixth centuries AD),” in J. Poblome (ed.), From Amphorae to Modeling the Late Roman Economy. 18 pages, 50% of text and all of formatting and editing for submission.

In Press. “Lesbos between East and West: Patterns of Commerce Between the Aegean Sea, Inner Anatolia,and the Black Sea 550-400 B.C.,” in G. Tsetskhladze and J. Boardman (eds.) First International Pontic Conference: Greeks and Romans in the Black Sea and the importance of the Pontic Region for the Graeco-Roman World (7th c. BC -5th c. AD). British Archaeological Reports International Series. Oxford. [note May 2008 – it seems unlikely now that this volume will ever be published]

Book reviews

2010. B. Bechtold, Observations on the amphora repertoire of Middle Punic Carthage (Carthage Studies 2) (Ghent 2008), Journal of Roman Archaeology 23.2, 445-448.

2006. C.K. Williams II and N. Bookidis (eds.), Corinth. Vol. 20: The Centenary 1896-1996. (Athens 2003), American Journal of Archaeology 110, 324-326.

2005 [2006]. S. Rotroff and A. Oliver, The Hellenistic Pottery from Sardis: The Finds through 1994 (Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Monographs) (Cambridge MA, 2003), Mouseion 5 (series 3), 332-337.

2004. S.E. Alcock, Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscapes, Monuments, and Memories. (Cambridge 2002), Mouseion 3 (ser. 3), 206-212.

2004. L.E. Vaag, V. Nørskov and J. Lund with a contribution by M.K. Schaldemose, The Maussolleion at Halikarnassos. Reports of the Danish Archaeological Expedition to Bodrum. Vol. 7. The Pottery. Ceramic Material and Other Finds from Selected Contexts (Jutland Archaeological Society Publications 15:7) (Moesgaard 2002), American Journal of Archaeology 108, 23-24.

Lawall, M. and G. Merker. 2004. N. Mekacher, M. Palaczyk and E. Schönenberger, Matrizengeformte hellenistische Terrakotten. Amphorenstempel Grabungen 1965-2001 (Eretria Ausgrabungen und Forschungen 12) (Gollion 2003), Bryn Mawr Classical Review (

2003. G. Jöhrens, Amphorenstempel im Nationalmuseum von Athen, (Mainz 1999), American Journal of Archaeology 107, 313-314.

2003. G. Finkielsztejn, Chronologie détaillée et révisée des eponyms amphoriques rhodiens, de 270 à 108 av. J.-C. environ: Premier bilan (Oxford 2001), American Journal of Archaeology 107, pp. 131-133.

2001. “Amphoras in the 1990s: In Need of Archaeology,” review of Y. Garlan, Les timbres amphoriques de Thasos (Athens 1999); Y. Garlan (ed.), Production et commerce des amphores anciennes en Mer Noire (Provence 1999); and N. Conovici, Histria VIII, Les timbres amphoriques 2. Sinope (Bucarest 1998), American Journal of Archaeology 105, pp. 533-537.

2001. C. Börker and J. Burow, Die hellenistischen Amphorenstempel aus Pergamon, (Berlin 1998), Bonner Jahrbücher 199, pp. 578-580.

1998. D. Tandy, Warriors into Traders: the Power of the Market in Early Greece, (California UP 1997), American Journal of Archaeology 102, pp. 836-837.

1997. I. K. Whitbread, Greek Transport Amphorae: A petrological and archaeological study, (Athens 1995), American Journal of Archaeology 101, pp. 176-177.

1994. D. Adan-Bayewitz, Common Pottery in the Roman Galilee: A Study of Local Trade, (Jerusalem 1993), American Journal of Archaeology 98, pp. 794-795.

Encyclopaedia article

2010. “Amphora,” in M. Gagarin and E. Fantham (eds.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, Oxford University Press, 94-99.

Unpublished Papers (Conferences and Public Lectures)

2012. “Visualizing Ancient Exchange: Superstore or Street Market?” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Victoria.

2011 “Transport Amphoras as Evidence for Motivation and Market Behavior in the Economies of Classical and Hellenistic Greece,” at the conference Beyond Self-Sufficiency: Households, City-States and Markets in the Ancient Greek World, Durham University, July 2011.

2011 “Another view of distribution: Changes in regional and long-distance amphora distribution in the 5th century BC,” at the conference Beyond Self-Sufficiency: Households, City-States and Markets in the Ancient Greek World, Durham University, July 2011.

2011. Poster co-authored with I. Kowallek. “Ephesos before and after Alexander. Stratified pottery assemblages of the 4th and 3rd centuries BC from the Meter sanctuary and the settlement on Panayirdağ,” for presentation at Keramos. An International Symposium on Ceramics: A Cultural Approach. Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, May 9-13, 2011.

2011. “Blurry edges: Transport Amphoras and Economic Zones in the Eastern Mediterranean ca. 550-100 BC,” Keynote address. People and Peripheries: Living on the Edge. 6th Canadian Institute in Greece Graduate student conference, co-sponsored by and held at the University of Victoria. March 18-19 2011.

2011. “Complicating the Archaeological Record. Recycling Pottery in the Ancient Mediterranean,” paper delivered at the conference Recycling the Roman World, Winnipeg, April 2 2011.

2010. M. Lawall and A. M. Berlin, “Sacred Meals in the Ceramic Record,” Paper delivered at the conference, Divinely Dining: Banqueting in Honour of the Gods, July 7-9 2010, Christchurch NZ.

2009. “Getting along in the market: Archaeological traces of the avoidance of violence,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Winnipeg.

Fall 2009. Classical Association of Canada Lecturer: Lectures at Laval University, McGill, Concordia, Ottawa University, Carleton, Queens, York, Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier, Brock, Western Ontario, McMaster.

Topics for these lectures:

·         “So there are prices and markets, so what? Archaeological efforts to advance debates over ancient economies”.

·         “Ancient Global Trade: Interpreting and misinterpreting patterns of trade in the archaeological record”

·         “An amphora, a statue and a very small temple: Amphoras and the architectural history of the Athenian Agora”

2008. “Ancient packaging, Ancient brands: Transport amphoras and the study of ancient markets,” public lecture at the National Museum in Copenhagen to inaugurate the research program Pots, potters and society in ancient Greece.

2008. “An amphora, a statue, and a very small temple: An archaeological problem in early Hellenistic Athens,” public lecture for the Classical Archaeology Institute, University of Aarhus.

2008. “Commemoration in the Athenian Agora: An Unidentified Monument Revisited,” paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Candian West, Edmonton.

2007. “Transport amphorae and economic information,” Paper delivered at a conference in honor of George Bass and Frederick Van Doorninck, Tradition and Transition: Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada, Turkey, College Station TX Nov. 2-4, 2007.

2007. “The importance of what is absent: Comparing amphoras found at Olbia Pontica with sites in the Aegean,” Public lecture at the Canadian Institute in Greece, Athens, April 25 2007.

2007. Invited lectures at the Universities of Lund, Stockholm, Uppsala, and Göteborg, Sweden, April 13-20, 2007: “The current state of research on Greek transport amphoras: Makers and chronologies,” “Patterns of imports to Athens and shipping around the Aegean, ca. 500-100 BC,” and “Archaic through Hellenistic Aegean amphoras in the Eastern Mediterranean.”

2007. “Confidence in Consumers? Explaining Overland Shipping to Galatian Gordion,” delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego, CA, January 2007.

2006. “Transport amphoras and loomweights: Evidence for integrating elements of household economies,” Classical Association of the Canadian West Annual Meeting, Saskatoon.

2006. “Citizenship and Empire in Mediterranean antiquity,” Roundtable on Citizenship and Imperialism, in the series Thinking Through Imperialism, January 2006.

2006. “Ionian renaissance: Late fifth and fourth century BC amphora types in the eastern Aegean,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Montreal.

2005. “Beyond National Geographic: The dusty and dirty archaeology of ancient maritime trade.” Public Lecture for the Calgary Mediterranean Society, Calgary.

2005. “Transport amphoras and the ‘barbarized’ economy: Asia Minor between Persia and Athens, ca. 550- ca. 350 BC.” Lecture delivered at University of Texas Austin, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and Copenhagen University.

2005. “Getting a date and beyond: Transport amphoras in shipwrecks and scrappy sherds on land.” Invited lecture, University of Texas A&M Program in Nautical Archaeology. February 15 2005.

2005. “Ignorance is part of the Equation: Problems in making sense of ancient commerce.” Annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West/Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest, Victoria BC, Feb. 18-19 2005.

2005. “On land and sea: The Kyrenia amphora cargo and early Hellenistic shipping,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA.

2004. “Supplies for Competitors: Interpreting the amphoras at Koroni,” Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Winnipeg, MB, 2004.

2004. “Beyond National Geographic: The dusty and dirty archaeology of ancient maritime trade.” European Studies Group, University of Winnipeg.

2004. “Pottery is Boring.” Manitoba Anthropology Students Association.

2004. “The Myth of the Barbarized Economy: Archaeology of economies in Asia Minor ca.550-50 BC. University of Manitoba, Insitute for the Humanities.

2003. “Modifying the paradigm: regionalism in Aegean amphora studies.” Canadian Archaeological Institute in Athens.

2002. “Amphoras at Athens over the Long Haul: Some general patterns and oddities in imports to Athens, ca. 525-86 BCE.” W.F. Albright Institute in Jerusalem.

2001. “Troy, Pergamon, and Rome.” Classical Association of Manitoba/ Archaeological Institute of America.

2001. “Pottery as Economic Artifact: Amphoras from Hellenistic Ephesos.” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego.

2001. “Archaeology of Loomweights” graduate seminar class session taught at the University of Minnesota, November 13 2000.

2000. “Typical Garbage: Amphoras in dumped fills in the Sanctuary,” paper delivered at Working Conference on the Excavations at Troy, University of Cincinnati, April 2000.

2000. “Punic Amphoras and the Romanization of Athens?” paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, March 2000.

1999. Invited panelist for 1999 AIA conference workshop panel “Economics and Archaeologists” organized by D. Jones, University of Tennessee, and E. Lyding Will, University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

1999. “Rhodian Amphora Stamps in Context: The Pergamon Deposit,” at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Feb. 1999.

1999. “Cheating, Small Business, and Cross-Border Shopping in the Greek World,” invited lecture at the University of Cincinnati, January 21 1999.

1998. Organizer and chair of panel discussion, “Seeing Trees and Forests: Specialists, Generalists and Project Directors,” at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Washington D.C.

1997. “Reading Pottery: The history of an Athenian wineshop during the Peloponnesian War,” public lecture for the Classical Association of Manitoba/ Archaeological Institute of America. November 1997.

1997. “An Athenian Wine Merchant during the Peloponnesian War: Graffiti and amphoras in the Athenian Agora,” 1997 AIA General Meeting Dec. 1997; abstract in AJA 102 1998, pp. 407-8.

1997. “Coptos Excavations: Egyptian and imported transport amphoras”, American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, April 1997.

1996. “Gordion: The Imported Transport Amphoras 600-400BC,” 1996 AIA General Meeting, Dec. 1996; abstract in AJA 101 1997, p. 361.

1996. “A Discussion of Greek Textile Production,” public lecture for University College, University of Manitoba, April 10, 1996.

1996. “Children, Weaving and Marriage on Two Lekythoi by the Amasis Painter,” Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, March, 1996.

1995. “Weaving on the Fringe? Women, textile production, and economic development in Classical Greece,” paper delivered Jan. 26 1995 at Georgetown University.

1994. “Wrecking chronologies: the Porticello shipwreck and Mendean amphoras,” 1994 AIA General Meeting, Dec. 1994; abstract in AJA 99 1995, p. 337.

1994. “‘In small things forgotten’: loomweights and the Classical polis,” paper delivered Feb. 28, 1994 at Bryn Mawr College.

1993. “The Classical textile industry: Steps toward a study of the construction of gender in Antiquity,” paper delivered March 2, 1993 at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.  

Newsletter articles

2002. “The amphora and ancient commerce,” Amphora 1, 4-5.

2003. “‘Just writing it up’ in Carrell NN,” Akoue. Newsletter of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Winter 2003, p. 17.

1995. “The amphora of Baton and Eraios in the Kelsey,” Kelsey Museum Newsletter, Fall 1995, p. 6.

1993. “Transport amphoras of the fifth century B.C.: a study of trade, politics and society,” Newsletter of the American School of Classical Studies, Fall 1993.