Milestones

Peter Cobb defended his dissertation, “Computational Analyses of Archaeological Ceramics: The Second Millennium BCE Ceramics of the Marmara Lake Basin in Their Western Anatolian Regional Context,” and graduated in August 2016. He has since been hired as the Digital Archaeology Specialist at the Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials (CAAM) in the Penn Museum. Sarah Beckmann graduated in December 2016 with a dissertation entitled “Statuary Collections in the Late Roman Villas of Hispania and Southwestern Gaul.” Amanda Reiterman also graduated in December 2016 with her dissertation “Keimelia: Objects Curated in the Ancient, Mediterranean (8th–5th Centuries B.C.).” Congratulations!

Sarah, Peter, and Amanda participated in Penn's 261 Commencement on May 15, 2017. They were honored at the ceremony of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harrison Auditorium in the Penn Museum.

Professor Tom Tartaron with Dr. Sarah Beckmann at the reception following the Graduate School commencement ceremony.