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Tulsi Parikh

Tulsi Parikh

Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne

College: Darwin

Title of thesis: The Material of Polytheism in Archaic Greece


  • 2016-present: PhD Classics, University of Cambridge
  • 2012-2014: MA Classical Archaeology, King’s College London
  • 2007-2011: BA (Hons) French and Modern Greek, King’s College London

Research Interests

  • The archaeology of religion
  • The theology and theologies of ancient Greek religion
  • The anthropology of gift giving, in particular votive dedications
  • Greek and Roman art and art history
  • Museum collections

Research Supervision

I supervise undergraduate students in art and archaeology and ancient history.

Other Professional Activities

Co-curator for Beheading the Body, a temporary exhibition at the Museum of Classical Archaeology (2019):\

Co-organiser for the Aegean Archaeology Work-in-Progress Day (June 2019):

Co-convener for the Aegean Archaeology Group (2018-2019):

Conference Papers

‘The diversities of votive dedication and divine interaction in archaic Attica’ (poster presentation), Sanctuaries and Experience: Knowledge, Practice and Space in the Ancient World, Institute of Classical Studies, London (April 2019)

‘Polytheism and the distribution of votives in the Corinthia’, Local Horizons of Greek Religion, University of Sydney (November 2018)

‘Polytheism and the distribution of votives in the Corinthia’, Classical Archaeology Seminar, University of Cambridge (February 2018)

‘The archaeology of religion: interpreting ritual deposits’ (session leader), Aegean Archaeology Group Seminar, University of Cambridge (October 2017)

Upcoming events

Illustrating Ancient History: Bringing the Past to the Present

Nov 03, 2020

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

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Access & Outreach coordinator

Jan 18, 2021

Details of how to apply for this post are now available online. Closing date 11 February 2021.

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

Jan 13, 2021

An online corpus of more than 2,000 inscriptions in Greek and Latin of the Roman period from Cyrenaica (eastern Libya), of which Joyce Reynolds is the Principal Author has been published to mark her 102nd birthday.

Dr. Neil Hopkinson

Jan 08, 2021

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of Dr. Neil Hopkinson (1957–2021).

New Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Jan 06, 2021

Caroline Vout begins her term as Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

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