Thomas Tartaron

Associate Professor of Classical Studies
Chair of the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Graduate Group
Contact Information
Office Address: 
Cohen 293
(215) 573-5887
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Ph.D. (Archaeology) Boston University, 1996
Colburn Fellow, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1992–1993
B.A. International Studies, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1981

Research and Teaching Interests: 

Greek Bronze Age archaeology, Classical Archaeology, landscape archaeology, archaeometry

Current Excavation: (Saronic Harbors Archaeological Research Project)

Selected Publications: 

Maritime Networks in the Mycenaean World (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

"The Saronic Harbors Archaeological Research Project (SHARP): Investigations at Mycenaean Kalamianos, 2007–2009," Hesperia 80 (2011): 559–634.

Bronze Age Landscape and Society in Southern Epirus, Greece (Archaeopress, 2004).

"Aegean Prehistory as World Archaeology: Recent Trends in the Archaeology of Bronze Age Greece," Journal of Archaeological Research 16 (2008): 83–161.

Work in Progress: 

Publication of the results of the first phase of SHARP (2007–2009).

Recent Courses: 

(undergraduate) Introduction to Mediterranean Archaeology; Ages of Homer; Great Discoveries in Archaeology; Seafaring in the Ancient Greek World
(graduate) Ancient Greek Colonies; Landscape Archaeology; Material and Methods in Mediterranean Archaeology; Mycenae; Introduction to Archaeological Ceramics

Curriculum vitae: 
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