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Winners of the 2008 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 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 33 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.

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: ARCH1-ARCH999:

“The Effect of Structure and Tonal Quality on the Aulos’s Role
in Accompaniment of Ancient Greek Sport”

Vincent Pham

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: ARCH1000-ARCH1999:

“Priestess and King:
Representations of Power and Gender in the Akkadian Royal Family”

Megan Boomer

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: All Courses:

“Pillagers and Plunderers:
An Archaeological and Theoretical Approach to Piracy in the Islands of the Mediterranean From the Balearics to Cyprus; and its Suppression from Ramesses to Pompey”

Whit Schroder

 

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