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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

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Jun 06, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

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New Collection Videos

Mar 31, 2020

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is pleased to announce the first in a series of short videos on objects in the collection, featuring the Faculty's own Prof Caroline Vout.

Building Closure

Mar 20, 2020

The Faculty Building is closed from 5 pm on Friday 20 March until further notice.

Coronavirus guidance

Feb 06, 2020

A link to the College and University guidance on the Coronavirus is available here

CREWS: Visiting Fellowship focused on the study of ancient writing systems

Jan 22, 2020

Details of how to apply for this Visiting Fellowship are now available online. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Monday, 17th February 2020

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