Nemea 2022: In Miller’s Footsteps

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The seventh modern Nemead has come to its conclusion and we cannot thank the organizers, the participants, the volunteers, and the attendees enough for their hard work and energy. The 2022 Nemean Games were a truly special occasion. The Games were scheduled to have taken place in June of 2020, but the global pandemic caused … Continue Reading »

RTI Training for Graduate Students

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Between Monday, May 9th and Wednesday, May 11th, graduate students affiliated with the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology (AHMA & DAGRS) took part in an ‘RTI workshop’ at Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI), a non-profit organization in San Francisco. RTI, or Reflectance Transformation Imaging, is a photographic method that captures an object’s shape and color to … Continue Reading »

Ancient Nemea to receive EU Heritage Label

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  Last month the European Commission awarded the European Heritage Label to 12 sites that have played a significant role in the history and culture of Europe and the building of the European Union. Independent experts from across Europe recommended 12 sites out of 21 pre-selected sites  in participating Member States under the 2021 EU Selection. … Continue Reading »

Dr. Shelton shares the work of the Nemea Center with the UC Berkeley Retirement Community

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Our director, Dr. Kim Shelton, recently presented the work of the Nemea Center to members of the UC Berkeley Retirement Center. The lecture is available online for anyone interested in learning about our work! The presentation covers UC Berkeley’s long history of bringing the past to the present through the archaeological investigation of the Panhellenic … Continue Reading »

Nemea Night 2021 is a wrap!

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Prof. Stephen G. Miller” image_id=”2265″ /] Thank you to our donors, colleagues, and friends for joining us on Monday, December 6th 2021 for the second virtual Nemea Night! The evening began with a lovely tribute to Director Emeritus of the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology and long-time DAGRS faculty member, Dr. Stephen G. Miller. … Continue Reading »

Recent Updates from the Nemea Center Team!

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Dr. Stephanie Kimmey” image_id=”2068″ text=”Archaeological Museum of Ancient Nemea” /] Dr. Stephanie Kimmey, registrar at the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Nemea, recently engaged in a virtual conversation with Dr. Theodora B. Kopestonsky for the Contingent Faculty Series Blog on the Society for Classical Studies website. The conversation (which can be read here) started with … Continue Reading »

Nemea has lost one of its faithful guardians

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Professor Stephen G. Miller (center) at the 2016 Nemean Games.” image_id=”2040″ /] ἅρμα δ᾽ ὀτρύνει Χρομίου Νεμέα θ᾽ ἔργμασιν νικαφόροις ἐγκώμιον ζεῦξαι μέλος The chariot of Chromius and Nemea urge me to harness a song of praise for deeds of victory (Pindar, Nemean 1.10-11) The Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley … Continue Reading »

“Skeleton Crew” 2021

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Pictured above (from left): Madolyn Hyytiainen-Jacobson, Sophie Cushman, Dr. Stephanie Kimmey, Liz Keyser, Dr. Kim Shelton, and David Wheeler” image_id=”2023″ /] We’re back in the field… sort of!  We are back in the field at the prehistoric cemetery of Aidonia with our “skeleton crew” (hehe, see what we did there?). This summer, travel and … Continue Reading »