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Winners of the 2007 Archaeology Student Paper Prizes

Sponsored By the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World is pleased to announce the winners of three new prizes to honor undergraduate students who have shown great accomplishment in the study of archaeology through their writing.

The competition for prizes showcased the strength of archaeological scholarship at Brown. The range and quality of work was extremely impressive, and a total of 47 papers were submitted for consideration. The faculty of the Joukowsky Institute congratulate the winners on their exceptional achievement.

The winning papers can be read (as .pdf files) by clicking on the title of each paper. To download a free copy of Adobe Reader, follow this link.

Winners of Archaeology Paper Prize: AE1-AE99:

“Hammurabi Decoded:
Kingship, Legitimacy, and Royal Monuments”

Harry Anastopulos

“Dining with Death:
An Analysis of Attic White-ground Lekythoi and Athenian
Notions of the Afterlife in Classical Greece”

Maia Sian Peck

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: AE100-AE199:

“Asserting Political Authority in a Sacred Landscape:
A Comparison of Umayyad and Israeli Jerusalem”

Nathan Karp

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: All Courses:

“Function and Meaning in Moche Human Sacrifice:
Advancing Theory and Practice in Archaeology”

Benjamin Bright-Fishbein

 

Additional Information on the prizes and submission criteria is available here.