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Dr Tiziana D'Angelo

Dr Tiziana D'Angelo

Temporary Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)

Fellow, Director of Studies in Classics, Tutor at St Edmund's College

Office Phone: 01223 335155

Research Interests

  • Greek, Roman and Etruscan Art and Archaeology
  • Funerary art and material culture
  • Ancient painting and its modern reception
  • Relationship between art and text in Classical Antiquity
  • Iconography and iconology
  • Greek and Roman colonisation in Southern Italy
  • Private and public collecting and display of antiquities

Key Publications


(in preparation) Colour, Death and Identity: Ancient Wall Painting in Southern Italy.

(in preparation) (with M. Muratov) "Scholarly Gems”: Charles W. King and His Collection.

Edited Volume

(2018) (with M. Muratov et al.) Collecting and Collectors from Antiquity to Modernity, Selected Papers on Ancient Art and Architecture, 4. Boston (Archaeological Institute of America).

Articles/Book Chapters

(forthcoming, 2018) ‘Greek power and Italic identity in 4th-century painted tombs at Poseidonia’, in Περὶ γραφικῆς. Pittori, tecniche, trattati, contesti tra testimonianze e ricezione, eds. E. Falaschi, A. Poggio. Milan.

(2018) ‘Messapian stelae: settlements, boundaries and native identity in Southeast Italy’, BABESCH Annual Papers on Mediterranean Archaeology 93: 1-26.

(2018) (with M. Muratov) ‘“Fraudulent ingenuity”: Charles W. King and 19th-century collections of antique gems’, in T. D’Angelo, M. Muratov et al. (eds.), Collecting and Collectors from Antiquity to Modernity, Selected Papers on Ancient Art and Architecture, 4. Boston: 147-165.

(2018) (with M. Muratov) Introduction to Part Two: ‘Satis sit una aliqua gemma: Collecting Classical Gems from Antiquity through the 19th Century’, in T. D’Angelo, M. Muratov et al. (eds.), Collecting and Collectors from Antiquity to Modernity, Selected Papers on Ancient Art and Architecture, 4. Boston: 95-98.

(2017) 'Stele messapiche: segni di confine e d’identità nel Salento dell’Età del Ferro’, DialArchMed I.3, 673-682.

(2017) ‘La pittura funeraria pestana tra Magna Grecia e Roma’, in Action Painting: rito & arte nelle tombe di Paestum, eds. M. Niola, G. Zuchtriegel. Naples: 75-91.

(2017) ‘Medicine, religion and magic in two inscribed bronze tablets from Ticinum (CIL V 6414-6415)’, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 202: 189-207.

(2016) (with M. Muratov) ‘Silent attendants: terracotta statues and death rituals in Canosa’, in Women's Ritual Competence in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean, eds. M. Dillon, E. Eidinow and L. Maurizio, London and New York: 65-93.

(2013) ‘Mirroring eyes: Narcissus and the others in Pompeian wall paintings’, in Il gran poema delle passioni e delle meraviglie. Ovidio e il repertorio letterario e figurativo fra antico e riscoperta dell'antico, eds. I. Colpo and F. Ghedini. Padua: 223-234.

(2012) ‘Etruscan colors in the XX century: the Tarquinian tombs and the Duell Collection’, in Segni e colore. Dialoghi sulla pittura tardoclassica ed ellenistica. Studia Archaeologica, 188, eds. M. Harari and S. Paltineri, Rome: 61-68.

(2011) ‘Un “Symposion in 4D”: spazio e memoria nel fregio della facciata della Tomba di Agios Athanasios’, in Pittura ellenistica in Italia e in Sicilia. Linguaggi e tradizioni, eds. G.F. La Torre and M. Torelli. Rome: 49-62

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Meet the Greeks

Aug 20, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

The Fastest Feet in the World

Aug 21, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

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We are pleased to announce the second CREWS conference, to take place Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th of March 2019. ‘Exploring the Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Systems’ aims to look at writing systems’ place in society and culture.

The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

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The Cambridge Philological Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a prize for the best submitted article by a graduate student or early-career researcher.

Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

Jun 22, 2018

Details of how to apply for this one year fixed term post are now available online, Closing date 23 July 2018.

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