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Winners of the 2010 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.

 

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: ARCH1-ARCH999:

“Clandestine Curses: Hidden Dangers to Charioteers"
Anya Eber

Honorable Mention:

"Mother Goddess, Male World, Myriad Social Classes:
The Cult of Cybele’s Impact on Phrygian Culture"

Hannah Sisk

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: ARCH1000-ARCH1999:

"Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques and More:
Saudi Arabia’s Treatment of the Past in Relation to Urban Heritage and Concepts of Modernity"

Valerie Bondura

Honorable Mention:

"Interpreting Difference through Different Interpretations:
Ethnohistories at Plimoth Plantation"

Tyler Rogers

Winner of Archaeology Paper Prize: All Courses:

“A True Controversy:
The Trial of Marion True and Its Lessons for Curators, Museum Boards and National Governments”

Jacob Combs

 

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.

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 43 papers were submitted for consideration. The faculty of the Joukowsky Institute congratulate the winners on their exceptional achievement.

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