Archaeology of Daily Life


Alexandra Good

Alexandra Good (’13) was a History of Art Major and a Writing Seminars Minor.

• Ephedrismos Group (Piggyback Girls)
• Knucklebones
• Red-Figure Alabastron

Carlos Muñoz

Carlos Muñoz (’12) was a Classical Studies major. In the summer of 2011 worked as an intern in the Baltimore Museum of Art. During the fall of 2011, Carlos attended the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome where he studied Roman history, architecture and art.

• Terracotta Boar Rattle
• Gold Ring with Carnelian Intaglio
• Terracotta Archer

Elizabeth Dowdle

Elizabeth Dowdle (’11) graduated with degrees in the History of Science and Technology as well as Museums and Society. She joined George Washington University in Fall 2011 to earn a Masters Degree in Museum Studies, concentrating in Collections Management and Classics.

• Sleeping Child with Dog and Grapes
• Double-Sided Comb
• Child’s Gold Ring with Phallus

Jessica Phippen

Jessica Phippen (’12) majored in Archaeology and Writing Seminars. She participated in excavations in Lincolnshire, England and Cusco, Peru. She was an intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

• Terracotta Doll
• Gold Bulla
• Lamp Fragment with Erotic Scene

Keelin Martinek

Keelin Martinek (’13) graduated with a major in Archaeology.

• Emerald Earrings
• Charm Necklace Fragment
• Knucklebone Player

Meagan Young

Meagan Young (’12) double-majored in Civil Engineering and Archaeology with a minor in Classics. During the summer of 2011, she traveled to Greece to participate in the Nemea Field School through the University of California at Berkeley. Meagan completed an honors thesis during her senior year of undergraduate study on the shifts of architectural patterns at Nemea through the Archaic and Classical periods.

• Terracotta Dog Rattle
• Glass Bird Bottle Neck
• Terracotta Bride-Dancer

Michael Riecken

Michael Riecken (’11) graduated with degrees in Near Eastern Studies as well as Entrepreneurship and Management. He worked two summers as an intern for the Department of Egyptian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, assisted Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Curator, Professor Eunice Maguire throughout the spring 2010 semester, and participated in the annual archaeological mission of the Johns Hopkins University Expedition: Hopkins in Egypt Today.

• Terracotta Dolphin Rattle
• Beehive Savings Bank
• Marble Relief of Three Diners

Talia Hughes

Talia Hughes (’13) majored in Archaeology and History of Art, and minored in Museums and Society and Classics.

• South Italian Mug
• Gold Amulet Pendant
• Female Figure with Putti

Hérica Valladares

Hérica Valladares was assistant professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University. Trained both as a classicist and an art historian, she teaches interdisciplinary courses on Pompeii, early modern antiquarianism, Roman landscape art and the history of archaeology. At Hopkins, she participated in the Undergraduate Archaeology Program and the Program in Museums and Society. She also served on the Advisory Board of the JHAM. She is the author of the book entitled, On Roman Tenderness: Painting and Poetry in the Early Empire and currently teaches at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

The Roman House at Hopkins
• Archaeology of Daily Life