2013 Schedule

The symposium was organized as a series of short talks by undergraduate and graduate students.  Talks which discussed extensive research that has been completed or is nearly complete were allotted 15-minute time slots.  The symposium also included three rapid fire “five minute sessions” which offered students the opportunity to briefly discuss either their on-going research, or projects undertaken as part of a course.

The symposium schedule was as follows:

9:00-9:10 Introduction by Dr. Betsy Bryan, Director of the Archaeological Museum and Alexander Badawy Chair in Egyptian Art and Archaeology

9:10-9:20 Welcome by Dean Katherine Newman, James B. Knapp Dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

9:20-9:40 Monika Lay, “An Examination of Three Roman Funerary Urns”

9:40-10:00 Ross Brendle, “The Pederastic Gaze in Two Greek Vases in the JHUAM”

Five Minute Session I: 10:00-10:30

10:00-10:05 Maggie Bryson, “An Old Kingdom Offering-Bearer from the Eton College Myers Collection”

10:05-10:10  Taylor Alessio, “Ritual, Control, and The Cup”

10:10-10:15 Hannah Cohen, “An Egyptian Ibis Amulet as a Votive Object”

10:15-10:20 Austin Elig, “The Contributions of Paul Haupt”

10:20-10:25 Christa Wentt, “Isis Suckling Horus Statuette: The Egyptian Mother Goddess”

 10:30-10:50 Coffee Break

10:50-11:10 Ashley Fiutko Arico, “From el-Mahasna to Baltimore: Restoring Context to Egyptian Objects in the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum”

11:10-11:30 Tabetha Ratliff and Riley L. Howard, “Chemical Analysis of Two Ancient Roman Curse Tablets”

Five Minute Session II: 11:30-11:55

11:30-11:35 Marina Escolano-Poveda, “Glimpses of the Egyptian Underworld: The Myers Amduat Papyrus

11:35-11:40 Laura Somenzi, “Bronze Statuette of Horus the Child”

11:40-11:45 Molly Martell, “A Cypriot Exception”

11:45-11:50 Kelly Standart, “The Lead Thoth: Plumb-bob or Votive Object?”

11:55-12:15 Katherine Morais, “Victory Crowning Secular and Sacred Buildings”

12:15-1:15 Lunch on your own

1:15-2:15 Faculty Panel featuring Betsy Bryan Herica Valladares, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics; Marden Nichols, Assistant Curator of Ancient Art, The Walters Art Museum; Emily S. K. Anderson, Lecturer, Department of Classics and Program in Archaeology, and Sanchita Balachandran, Curator/Conservator, Archaeological Museum.

2:15-2:35 Meredith Fraser, Menit Counterpoises in the Eton College Myers Collection”

2:35-2:55 Kierra Foley, “The Lost Shrine of a Lost Queen: Reconstructing ECM 1888”

2:55-3:10 Stretch Break

3:10-3:30 Elise Ansher, “A History of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum”

Five Minute Session III: 3:30-4:00

3:30-3:35 Emily Rodgers, “Hidden in the Papyrus Marsh: Symbolism of a Faience Plaque”

3:35-3:40 John Hardin, “An ancient society melting pot explained through Cypriot Base Ring Ware”

3:40-3:45 Elisabeth Schwinge, Kaley Gonzalez and Sarah Hill, “Working at the Granary (?) – A Latin Inscription in the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum”

3:45-3:50 Ellen Bruner, “Copper, Ceramics, and Cyprus: A White Slip Ware I Bowl Sherd”

3:50-3:55 Chloe Pelletier, “A Bronze statuette of the Priest of Bastet”

4:00-4:10 Closing remarks by Betsy Bryan

4:15-5:00 Opening of graduate student-curated exhibition, “The Roman House at Hopkins” at the Museum

5:00-6:30 Reception in the Gilman Atrium