Nicholas D. Cahill
Position title: Professor of Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology
Phone: (608) 263.8980
202 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Virtual Office Hours: By appointment.
B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1981
M.A., University of California-Berkeley, 1984
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1991
Greek and Roman art and archaeology; Near Eastern and especially Anatolian art and archaeology; Greek city planning and social organization; Archaic Greece; Interrelations between Greece and the Near East; Achaemenid Persia; Greek epigraphy.
“Inside Out: Sardis in the Achaemenid and Lysimachean Periods,” In Spear-Won Land: Sardis from the King’s Peace to the Peace of Apamea, ed. Andrea M. Berlin and Paul J. Kosmin, 11–36. (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019)
“Spotlight: The Metroön at Sardis,” In Spear-Won Land: Sardis from the King’s Peace to the Peace of Apamea, ed. Andrea M. Berlin and Paul J. Kosmin, 91–96. (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019).
“The Sanctuary of Artemis at Sardis: Preliminary Report, 2002–2012,” with Crawford H. Greenewalt, Jr. American Journal of Archaeology 120, no. 3 (2016):473–509.
“The Quarries of the Mağara Deresi and the Marble of the Temple of Artemis at Sardis,” with Lorenzo Lazzarini. Marmora 10 (2014):27–44.
“New Archaic Coin Finds at Sardis,” with John H. Kroll. American Journal of Archaeology 109 (2005):589–617.
Household and City Organization at Olynthus (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002).
“Lydian Houses, Domestic Assemblages and Household Size,” in Across the Anatolian Plateau: Readings in the Archaeology of Ancient Turkey, ed. David C. Hopkins, 173–85 (Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2002).
“Olynthus and Greek Town Planning,” Classical World 93, no.5 (2000):497–515.
AH 115: Freshman Seminar: Greek Art in Society
AH 201: Ancient to Medieval Art
AH 300: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
AH 301: Greek Painting
AH 302: Greek Sculpture
AH 303: Hellenistic Art
AH 304: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Rome
AH 405: Cities and Sanctuaries of Ancient Greece
AH 505: Proseminar in Ancient Art
– Marriage and Death in Greek Art
– The Building Program of Pericles in Athens
– Life and Art: Pompeii and Herculaneum (Fall 2009)
AH 700: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
AH 704: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Rome
AH 805: Graduate Seminar in Ancient Art
– From Midas to Mausolus: Art of Anatolia
– The Art of the Greek Household
– The Art and Archaeology of Greek Colonization
– Ancient Urbanism and Imagined Cities in Antiquity
– The Provinces of the Achaemenid Persian Empire