Who We Are

Personnel at the Nemea Center

Director

Dr. Kim S. Shelton

Director of Nemea Center for Classical Archaelogy

Associate Professor of Classics, Director of Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology
B.A. 1987 University of Texas at Austin, M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 1993 University of Pennsylvania

Director Kim Shelton, oversees and coordinates the teaching, research, and education activities of the Center.

Contact information:
Email: sheltonk@berkeley.edu
Office phone: (510) 642-5314
Fax: (510) 643-2959
Web site: http://shelton.berkeley.edu

Mailing address:
Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology
7233 Dwinelle Hall #2520
Berkeley, CA 94720-2520

Special interests:
Classical Archaeology, Bronze Age Aegean, Ceramics, Ancient Religion and Mythology

Groups: Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology, Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology

Selected publications

  • The Late Helladic Pottery from Prosymna. 1996
  • Well Built Mycenae. The Helleno-British Excavations within the Citadel of Mycenae, 1959-1969. Fascicule 14: Tsountas House. Oxbow Books. (in press)
  • “LH IIIA Frescoes from Petsas House, Mycenae: splatters, patterns, and scenes,” Mycenaean Iconography in Context: New Discoveries and Old Finds Reconsidered. Athens, 11-13 February 2011. (2015) 126-143.

  • “Pottery and Petsas House: Recent Research on LH IIIA 2 Mycenae,” Mycenaeans up to date: the archaeology of the NE Peloponnese – current concepts and new directions. Athens, 10-14 November 2010. (2015) 27-36.

  • “Wine, Women, and Song … the LH IIIA 2 Kylix at Petsas House, Mycenae” in KE-RA-ME-JA: studies presented to Cynthia Shelmerdine. Edited by D. Nakassis, J. Gulizio, and S. James. INSTAP press. (2014)

  • Η Νεμέα πριν από τον Δία: Προϊστορία και Πρώιμοι Ιστορικοί Χρόνοι στην περιοχή του Ιερού,» 1st International Conference on the Archaeological Prehistory and History of the Corinthia, LZ Ephoreia, March 2009 (2013).

  • “Citadel and settlement: a developing economy at Mycenae, the case of Petsas House,” Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Age. Papers from the Langford Conference, 22-24 February 2007, Florida State University (2010) 184-204.
  • “A new Linear B tablet from Petsas House, Mycenae,” Minos vols. 37-38 (2002-2003)
  • “The long lasting effect of Tsountas on the study of Mycenae,” Mythos. La préhistoire égéenne du XIXe au XXIe siècle après J.-C. BCH suppl. 46, 2006; "Early Modern Pottery" in The Asea Valley Survey
  • "Chamber Tombs” and "Geology" in The Mycenae Atlas; "The figurines from Petsas House” in Cultic Space and Mycenaean Figurines
  • "Four Chamber Tomb Cemeteries at Mycenae" AE 2000; "Tsountas' Chamber Tombs at Mycenae" AE 1993.

 

 

Advisory Committee

Nemea Center
2012-2013 Advisory Committee
University of California, Berkeley


Mark Griffith, Klio Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature, Professor of Classics and of TDPS (Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies), and Chair, Nemea Center, University of California, Berkeley
Kim S. Shelton, Associate Professor of Classics, Director, Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology, and Ex-Officio member of the Advisory Committee, University of California, Berkeley
Christopher Hallett, Professor of Classics and Art History, University of California, Berkeley
Robert C. Knapp, Professor Emeritus of Classics, University of California, Berkeley
Emily Mackil, Associate Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Stewart
, Nicholas C. Petris Professor in Greek Studies, Professor of Art History and Classics, Director, Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley
Samantha Alford, Student, Classical Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley


Founding Advisory Committee

Nemea Center
Founding Advisory Committee
University of California, Berkeley

Robert C. Knapp, Professor Emeritus, Classics and Chair, Nemea Center Advisory Committee, University of California, Berkeley
Kim S. Shelton, Assistant Professor, Classics, & Director, Nemea Center for Classical ArchaeologyEx-officio member of the Advisory Committee, University of California, Berkeley
Margaret Conkey, Class of 1960 Professor of Anthropology, Director, Archaeological Research Facility, University of California, Berkeley
Jan deVries, Professor of History and Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Marian Feldman, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Mark Griffith, Klio Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Literature, Professor of Classics and of TDPS (Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies), University of California, Berkeley
Crawford H. Greenewalt, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley
Christopher Hallett, Associate Professor of Classics and Art History, University of California, Berkeley
Leslie Kurke, Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor, Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, Chair, Department of Classics, University of California, Berkeley
Emily Mackil, Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
Nicholas Sitar, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Stewart, Nicholas C. Petris Professor in Greek Studies, Professor of Art History and Classics, Director, Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley
Allison Kirk, Student, Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley
Marilyn Evans, Graduate Student, Classical Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley
John Nickel