Irene J. Winter è una studiosa statunitense.
EDUCATION: Barnard College, A.B., l960 - Anthropology University of Chicago, M.A., l967 - Oriental Languages and Literature Thesis title: "The Carmona Ivories and Phoenician Expansion in the Western Mediterranean" Columbia University, Ph.D., l973 - Art History/Archaeology Dissertation title: "North Syria and Ivory Carving in the Early First Millennium B.C." PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY: A) Teaching: William Dorr Boardman Professor of Fine Arts, Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University, 7/95-present. Slade Professor of the History of Art, Cambridge University, 1996-97. Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University, 7/88-7/95. Associate Professor with tenure, Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania, 6/81 - 6/88. Visiting Scholar, Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University, l984-85, l985-86. Martha A. Willcomb Visiting Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University, l982-83. Assistant Professor, Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania, 9/76 - 6/81 [M. Mark and Esther K. Watkins Assistant Professor in the Humanities and Art History, 1979-81.] Visiting Lecturer, Departments of Art History and Archaeology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Spring l979. Visiting Lecturer, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Spring l978. Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Queens College, City University of New York, 1973-1976. Instructor, Department of Art, Queens College, City University of New York, 1971-1973. Preceptor, Columbia College, l969-l97l (teaching 3 sections per year of Art Humanities as part of Fellowship). 2 B) Cross-appointments and affiliations University of Pennsylvania Cross-appointments: Oriental Studies, Ancient History Graduate Group, Classical Archaeology Graduate Group, Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Graduate Group, Middle East Center. Consulting Scholar: Near East Section, The University Museum. Participating Member: Ethnohistory Workshop, Semiotics Seminar, Center for the Study of Art and Symbolic Behavior. Harvard University Cross-appointment: Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Membership: Center for Middle East Studies Standing Committee on Archaeology Standing Committee on Sanskrit and Indian Studies Standing Committee on the Study of World Religion, 1991-92 Standing Committee on Women, 1989-2004 Cabot House, Senior Common Room Initiative in Mind/Brain/Behavior C) Membership in Professional Organizations: American Oriental Society; Nominating Committee, l977-78, l978-79. Archaeological Institute of America: National Council, Annual Meetings, l97l-76. Executive Committee, New York Society, l972-76. Nominating Committee, 1974-5, 1975-6. Director of Lecture Program, N.Y. Society, l975-76. Executive Committee, American Journal of Archaeology, l977-8l. Program Committee, Annual Meetings, l978. Fellowship Committee, l980-83. Committee on Professional Responsibility, 1998-2003 Iraq Task Force, 2003-present College Art Association: Moorey Book Award Committee, l984-85. Board of Directors, l986-90. Committee on Ethics in Hiring Practices, l986-88. Long Range Planning Committee, l988-90. Editorial Board, Art Bulletin, 1988-93. Governance Committee, l990-9l. Committee on Cultural Property, 1990- [Chair, 1995-98] Columbia University Seminar in the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East and the Aegean. Editorial Board, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Editorial Board, Muqarnas - publ. of the Aga Khan Program in Islamic Studies. Editorial Board, Res: A Journal of Art and Anthropology. Editorial Board, Cambridge Archaeology Journal International Congresses on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Executive Committee, 1998 - present 3 D) Museum Experience: Faculty Curator and Advisor, exhibit: Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, May - August, 2002. Consulting Scholar, Near East Section, The University Museum, Philadelphia, l982 - present. Research Associate, The University Museum, l976-88. Curatorial Assistant and Assistant Curator, The Jewish Museum, New York, l966 - l967. E) Excavations: Point of Pines, University of Arizona Field School, Summer l958. Visited and worked briefly at various sites, as Olivia James Travelling Fellow, Archaeological Institute of America, l964-65: Enkomi, Cyprus (C. F. A. Schaeffer, Director.); Kition, Cyprus (V. Karageorghis, Director.); Khaldeh, Lebanon (R. Saideh, Director.). Site Supervisor, Godin Excavation, West-central Iran: Sponsored by the Royal Ontario Museum and the Canada Council, 1967-71 (T. Cuyler Young, Jr., Director). Assistant Field Director, Godin Project, l973 (final season). Staff Member, Hasanlu Project, North-west Iran, 1974 (R.H. Dyson, Jr., Director.). ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE: University of Pennsylvania: Provost's Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Education, l986-87. Brandeis University, Dept. of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, national search for Assyriological position (external member), l984-85. Lindback Award for Excellence in Teaching, Selection committee, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1983-84. Associate Provost Search Committee, University of Pennsylvania, l98l-82. Senate Advisory Committee, 9/78 - 6/8l. Institute for Contemporary Art: Executive Board Member, l977-8l; Search Committee for the Director, Autumn l978; Exhibitions Committee, l979-8l. Undergraduate Advisor, Department of the History of Art, l977-78; Fall, l978; l979-80; l980-8l. Harvard University: Faculty Council, 2006-9 Committee on Graduate Education, 2006-7 Search Committee, Roman Art, 2006-7 Silk Road Committee, 2004-7 Humanities Advisory Council, 2004-5 Provost’s Search Committee, Director of Harvard University Art Museums, Spring 2003. Chair, Search Committee, Japanese Art, 2002-3 Norton Distinguished Lectureship, Chair Selection Committee, Spring 2002 Radcliffe Institute, Advisory Committee on the Humanities, Summer 2001. Chair, Search Committee, Roman Art, 1997-8. Chair, Department of Fine Arts, 1993-96. FAS Resources Committee, 1995-6; 1997-8; 1998-9. Chair, Search Committee, Roman Art, 1993. 4 Search Committee, Chair in Tibetan Studies, Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies. Search Committee, Studio Arts, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, 1993-4. Aga Khan Foundation, Joint Harvard-MIT Program, Member Program Committee. Center for Middle East Studies, Executive Committee, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1993-94. Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Fine Arts, 1990-91, 1991-92 Chair, Search Committee, African/Oceanic Art, Fall l99l. Search Committee, 19th c. Art, Department of Fine Arts, 1989-90; Medieval Art, 1990-91. President’s Search Committee, Director of Harvard University Art Museums, Spring 1990. Search Committee, Position in Assyriology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Spring 1990. Search Committee, Wiener Chair in Aegean Prehistory, Department of Fine Arts, Fall 1990. Honorary Degrees Committee, 1989-90, 1990-91. Getty Foundation Post-doctoral Grants in Art History, Selection Committee, 1989-93. Advisory Board, Perseus Project 1988-90. DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISED: Elizabeth L. Meyers, "A Program of Political Theology in Amarna Tomb Art: Iconography as Metaphor," l98l. John M.Russell, "Sennacherib's Southwest Palace at Nineveh," l985. Lucinda R. McCallum, "Decorative Program in the Mycenean Palace at Pylos," l988. Michelle Marcus, "Cylinder Seals and Seal Impressions of Hasanlu IVb," l988. Patricia Bochi, "Agricultural Scenes in New Kingdom Egyptian Tomb Painting," 1992. Claudia Suter, "Gudea's Temple Building: A Comparison of Written and Pictorial Accounts," 1995 (initial advisor and reader; University of Pennsylvania). Kathryn Slanski, “The Babylonian kudurru,” Near Eastern Languages, Harvard, 1997 Ann Shafer, “The Carving of an Empire: Neo-Assyrian Monuments on the Periphery,”1997 Marian Feldman, “Luxury Goods from Ras Shamra/Ugarit....in the Late Bronze Age,” 1998 Jack Cheng, “Representations of Assyrian Music,” 2001 Mehmet-Ali Ataç “Scribal-Sacerdotal Agency...in Assyrian Palace Reliefs,” 2003 Amy Rebecca Gansell, “Ideal Feminine Beauty ….” (expected June 2008) Melissa Eppihimer, “The Impact of Akkadian Sculpture on later Mesopotamian Art” (2009?) Jülide Aker, “The Lion Hunts of Assurbanipal” (2009?) DISSERTATIONS ADVISED: Nancy Westneat Leinwand, "A Study of Anatolian Weathergods of the Old Assyrian Colony Period," l984 (general reader and consultant; advisor: M.J. Mellink, Bryn Mawr College). Jane Carter, "Early Greek Ivory Carving," 1984 (general reader and consultant; advisor: E.T. Vermeule). Whitney Davis, "Canonical Representation in Ancient Egyptian Art," l985 (member of committee, David Gordon Mitten, chair; Harvard University). Nancy Micklewright, "Turkish Costume History," 1986 (2nd reader; advisor: R. Holod, U. Penn). Elise Auerbach, "Mesopotamian Terra Cottas of the Old Babylonian Period,"1993 (outside reader and advisor, University of Chicago). Megan Cifarelli, "Enmity, Alienation and Assimilation: The Role of Cultural Difference in the Expansion of Assyrian Ideology," 1994 (outside reader, Columbia University) Aaron Brody, "Maritime Religion of the Canaanites and Phoenicians," 1996 (member of diss. 5 committee, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Harvard) Nicolette Trahoulia, "The Venice Alexander Romance," 1996 (2nd reader; advisor: Ioli Kalavrezou) Ning Qiang, "Dunhuang Cave 220," 1996 (2nd reader; advisor: Wu Hung) Lanying Tseng, “Images of Paradise in Chinese tombs,” 2001 (2nd reader; advisor: Wu Hung) Bissera Pentcheva, “The Cult of the Virgin in Constantinople in the Middle Byzantine Period,” 2001 (2nd reader; advisor: Ioli Kalavrezou) Giuseppe Sinopoli, “Il bit-hilani come celebrazione ideologica nell= Oriente antico,” 2001 (outside reader, Universita ALa Sapienza,@ Rome; advisor: P. Matthiae) Andrew Cohen, “Death Rituals and the Development of Kingship in Early Dynastic III Period Mesopotamia,@ 2002 (external advisor: advisor: R. S. Ellis, Bryn Mawr College) Cynthia Chapman, “The Gendered Language of Warfare in the Israelite/Assyrian Encounter,” 2002 (NELC Dept, 2nd reader; advisor: Peter Machinist) Sarah Carrig Bond,”The Romanesque Sculpture of St. Pierre de Mozac...,” 2003 (2nd reader; advisor: Jeffrey Hamburger) Tugba Tanyeri, “Tradition vs. Innovation: A stylistic analysis of Imperial and Material Change under Rusa II of Urartu,” 2005 (Dept of Archaeology, BU; 2nd reader, advisor: P. Zimansky) Emine Fetvaci, “Viziers to Eunuchs: Transitions in Ottoman manuscript patronage (1566- 1617),” 2005 (3rd reader; advisor: David Roxburgh). Hallie Franks, “Hellenistic Painting, and the Hunt Frieze on the Royal Tomb at Vergina,” (2nd Reader, advisor: G. Pinney, Classics – expected June 2008. FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND HONORS: Barnard College: New York State Scholarship, l956-60. University of Chicago: University Tuition and Stipend Grantee, l962-66; Ryerson Traveling Fellowship and Olivia James Traveling Fellowship of the AIA, l964-65; Research Assistant to Prof. P.Delougaz, for the catalogue of Stone Vases of the Diyala Region, l962-63. Columbia University: Fellow of the Faculty (NDEA Funds), l967-71; Teaching Preceptor l969-7l; Frick Symposium Participant, April l968; Danforth-Kent Symposium Fellow, "New Styles in Teaching and Learning," January l97l; Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Travel Grant for Dissertation Research, Spring l97l; Ford Foundation Archaeological Traineeship Grants, l969, l97l. Queens College: Faculty Research Award Program of the City University of New York, Emergency Grant, Summer l974. Project title: "Preliminary Investigation of Iron Age Contacts between Northwest Iran and Southeast Turkey." Faculty Research Award Program of the City University of New York, Research Grant, Summer l976. Project title: "Study of Iron Age Ceramics from Archaeological Sites in Southeast Turkey." Samuel H. Kress Foundation Research Fellowship, Spring l977. American Council of Learned Societies, Grant for Travel to International Meetings: 25th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Berlin, July 3-7, l978. University of Pennsylvania, Summer Research Fellowship, l978. Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 1980. Elected Member of Common Room, Wolfson College, Oxford University, Summer l980. MacArthur Foundation Prize Fellow, l983-1988. 6 Phi Beta Kappa, Iota Chapter, Elected to Honorary Membership, 1992 Slade Professorship, Cambridge University, 1996-7 Elected Visiting Fellow Commoner, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1996-7. UNDP Pilot Grant, Consultancy to evaluate and explore multi-media projects in India, 1998. Elected Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, May, 1999. Flexner Lectures, Bryn Mawr College, October, 1999. Getty Research Fellowship, Winter 1999-2000 (declined). Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Fellow 2003-4. 54th Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, National Gallery, Washington, 2005. The Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Elected Corresponding Member, 2005. PUBLICATIONS: Ingathering: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Jewish Ceremonial Objects in New York City Public Collections, The Jewish Museum, l968. Review of W. Orthmann, Untersuchungen zur späthetitischen Kunst, Journal of Near Eastern Studies 34 (l975) 137-142. Review of H. Groenewegen-Frankfort, Arrest and Movement, Journal of the American Oriental Society 78 (l976) 505-6. "Phoenician and North Syrian Ivory Carving in Historical Perspective: Questions of Style and Distribution," Iraq 38 (l976) l-22. "Carved Ivory Furniture Panels from Nimrud: A coherent sub-group of the North Syrian style," Metropolitan Museum Journal 11 (l976) 25-52. Catalogue of the Glass Collection at Queens College, City University of New York, l976 (co-editor and supervisor). Review of M. Mallowan and G. Hermann, Ivories from Nimrud (1949-1963), Fascicule III: Furniture from SW 7, Fort Shalmaneser, in AJA 80 (1976) 201-204. "Perspective on the 'Local Style' of Hasanlu IVB: A study in receptivity," in Mountains and Lowlands: Essays in the Archaeology of Greater Mesopotamia, L.D.Levine and T.C. Young, Jr., eds., Malibu, CA, Undena, l978, pp. 371-386. "On the Problems of Karatepe: The reliefs and their context," Anatolian Studies 29 (l979) 115-151. A Decorated Breastplate from Hasanlu, Iran: Type, style and context of an equestrian ornament, 7 Hasanlu Project Special Studies #1, University Museum Monograph #39, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, l980. "Is there a South Syrian Style of Ivory Carving in the Early First Millennium B.C.?" Iraq 43 (l98l) l0l-l30. Review of Mallowan, Nimrud Ivories, Journal of Near Eastern Studies 40 (l98l) 351-354. "Royal Rhetoric and the Development of Historical Narrative in Neo-Assyrian Reliefs," Studies in Visual Communication 7 (l98l) 2-38. "Art as Evidence for Interaction: Relations between the Neo-Assyrian Empire and North Syria as seen from the monuments," in Mesopotamien und seine Nachbarn -- XXVe Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (Berlin, 2-7 July l978), H.-J. Nissen and J. Renger, eds., Berlin, Reimer Verlag, l982, pp. 355-382. "The Program of the Throne Room of Assurnasirpal II at Nimrud," in Essays on Near Eastern Art and Archaeology in Honor of Charles Kyrle Wilkinson, P. O. Harper and H. Pittman, eds., New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, l983, pp. l5-3l. "Carchemish ša kišad puratti [Carchemish on the Banks of the Euphrates]", R. D. Barnett Festschrift, Anatolian Studies 33 (l983) l77-l97. Review of A. Spycket, La statuaire du proche orient ancien, in Journal of Cuneiform Studies 36 (l984) 102-114. "Ancient Syrian Ivory Carving," Catalogue essay in Ebla to Damascus: Art and archaeology of Ancient Syria, H. Weiss, ed., Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., l985, pp. 339-346. "After the Battle is Over: The 'Stele of the Vultures' and the beginning of Historical Narrative in the Ancient Near East," Pictorial Narrative in Antiquity to the Middle Ages [CASVA/Johns Hopkins Symposium in the History of Art] H. Kessler and M. S. Simpson, eds. Washington, D.C., National Gallery, l985, pp. 11-32. "Art History in the Study of the Ancient Near East: Historical Perspective and a Personal Debt," [Howard MacP. Davis Festschrift issue] Source V (l985) 2-6. "The King and the Cup: Iconography of the Royal Presentation Scene on Ur III seals," in Insight through Images: Studies in honor of Edith Porada, M. Kelly-Buccellati, ed., Malibu, CA, Undena, l986, pp. 253-268. "Eannatum and the 'King of Kish'? - Another look at the Stele of the Vultures and 'cartouches' in early Sumerian art," for Zeitschrift für Assyriologie, 76/2 (1986) 205-212. "Women in Public: The Disk of Enheduanna, The Beginning of the Office of EN-Priestess, and the Weight of Visual Evidence," La femme dans le proche orient antique (Proceedings of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Paris, July, 1986). J.M. Durand, ed. Paris 1987, pp. 189- 201. "Legitimization of Authority through Image and Legend: Seals belonging to officials in the administrative bureaucracy of the Ur III period," The Organization of Power: Aspects of 8 Administration and Bureaucracy in the Ancient, Medieval and Ottoman Near East (Symposium at The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, April 1983). M. Gibson and R.D. Biggs, eds. Chicago, The Oriental Institute, 1987, pp. 69-106. "North Syria as a bronze-working centre in the early first millenium B.C.: Luxury commodities at home and abroad," in Bronze-Working Centres of Western Asia, John E. Curtis, ed., London and New York, Kegan-Paul, 1988, pp. 193-225. "North Syrian Ivories and Tell Halaf Reliefs: The impact of luxury goods upon 'major' arts," Essays in Ancient Civilization Presented to Helene J. Kantor, A. Leonard, Jr. and B.B. Williams, eds., Chicago, Oriental Institute, 1989, pp. 321-332. "The Body of the Able Ruler: Toward an understanding of the statues of Gudea," in Dumu-É-dub- ba-a: Studies in Honor of A.W. Sjöberg, H. Behrens et al., eds., Philadelphia, The University Museum, 1989, pp. 573-583. "The Hasanlu Gold Bowl: 30 years later," Expedition 31/2-3 (1989) 87-106. Review of G. Markoe, Phoenician Bronze and Silver Bowls, in Gnomon 62 (1990) 236-241. "Reading Concepts of Space from Ancient Mesopotamian Monuments," in K. Vatsyayan, ed., Concepts of Space: Ancient and Modern, New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, 1991, pp. 57-73. Review of S. al-Khalil, The Monument: Art, Vulgarity and Responsibility in Iraq, in Art in America Sept. 1991, pp. 47-51. "Change in the American Art Museum: The (an) art historian's voice," in Different Voices: A Social, Cultural and Historical Framework for Change in the American Art Museum, M. Tucker, ed. New York: Assn. of Amer. Art Museums, 1992, pp. 30-57. Review of G. Herrmann, Ivories of SW37 [Ivories from Nimrud, fascicule 4], in Journal of Near Eastern Studies 51 (1992) pp. 135-141. Review of J. Finegan, An Archaeological History of the Religious of India, in Journal of Field Archaeology 19 (1992) 413-417. "Idols of the King: Consecrated images of rulers in ancient Mesopotamia," Journal of Ritual Studies 7 (1992) 13-43. Art in Ritual Context, Co-editor with Kathleen Ashley, special issue of Journal of Ritual Studies 7:1 (1992). Comment on D. Matthews, “The Random Pegasus,” in Cambridge Archaeological Journal 2:2 (1992) 191-210. Review of J. Greenfield, The Return of Cultural Property, in Art Journal 52:1 (1993) 103-107. Review, O. W. Muscarella, Bronze and Iron, in Journal of the American Oriental Society 113 (1993) 492-495. 9 "'Seat of the Kingship'/A `Wonder to Behold': The Palace in the Ancient Near East," Ars Orientalis 23 (1993) issue on Pre-Modern Islamic Palaces, ed. G. Necipoglu, pp. 27-55. "Radiance as an Aesthetic Value in the Art of Ancient Mesopotamia (and some Indian Parallels)," in Art: The Integral Vision [Essays in Felicitation of Kapila Vatsyayan] B.N. Saraswati et al., eds., New Delhi: D.K. Printworld, 1994, pp. 123-132. "Affective Images: On Talismans and Trojan Horses by C. Faraone," commentary in Cambridge Archaeology Journal 4:2 (Oct. 1994) 279-282. "Homer's Phoenicians: History, Ethnography or Literary Trope?" in J. B. Carter and S. P. Morris, eds., The Worlds of Homer. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995, pp. 247-271. "Art and Visual Culture," Art Journal (Fall 1995) 42-43. "Aesthetics and Mesopotamian Art, " in Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, J. Sasson, ed. , New York: Scribners, 1995, pp. 2569-2580. "Sex, Rhetoric and the Public Monument: The Alluring Body of the Male Ruler in Mesopotamia," in Sexuality in Ancient Art, N. B. Kampen et al., eds. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. 11-26.. "Fixed, Transcended, and Recurrent Time in the Art of Ancient Mesopotamia," Proceedings of an International Seminar on Time, sponsored by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, 1990, in Concepts of Time Ancient and Modern, K. Vatsyayan, ed., New Delhi: IGNCA, 1996, pp. 325-338. "Agency: An Alternative to Subjectivity in Reading (Some) Visual Images," in Field Work: Sites in Literary and Cultural Studies, M. Garber et al., eds. New York & London: Routledge, 1996, pp. 196-206. Review of A. Spycket, Les figurines de Suse for the Archiv für Orientforschung XLII/XLIII 1995-6) 285-6. "Artists' Trial Pieces from Susa?" in Collectanea Orientalia: Histoire, Arts de l’espace et industrie de la terre. Etudes offertes á Agnès Spycket, H. Gasche and B. Hrouda, eds. Neuchatel: Recherches et Publications, 1996, pp. 397-406. “Exhibit/Inhibit: Archaeology, Value, History in the Work of Fred Wilson,” in New Histories, L. Gangitano and S. Nelson, eds., Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1996, pp. 182-91. “Packaging the Past: The Benefits and Costs of Archaeological Tourism,” in Partnership in Archaeology: Perspectives of a Cross-Cultural Dialogue [14th Symposium of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences and UNESCO], B. Sitter-Liver & C. Uehlinger, eds. Fribourg: University Press, 1997, pp. 127-146. “Art in Empire: The Royal Image and the Visual Dimensions of Assyrian Ideology," in Assyria 1995, S. Parpola and R. M. Whiting, eds. Helsinki: University Press, l997, pp. 359-381. 10 Review of G. Herrmann, The Small Collections from Fort Shalmaneser [Ivories from Nimrud, fasc. V] Journal of Near Eastern Studies 57 (1998) 150-153. “The Affective Properties of Styles: An Inquiry into Analytical Process and the Inscription of Meaning in Art History,” in Picturing Science, Producing Art, C. A. Jones & P. Gallison, eds. New York & London: Routledge, 1998, pp. 55-77. “Tree(s) on the Mountain: Landscape and Territory on the Victory Stele of Naram-Sîn of Agade,” in Landscapes: Territories, Frontiers and Horizons in the Ancient Near East, Part I: Invited Lectures [History of the Ancient Near East/Monographs - III/1], L. Milano et al., eds. Padova: Sargon srl, 1999, pp. 63-72. “The Aesthetic Value of Lapis Lazuli in Mesopotamia,” in Cornaline et pierres précieuses: La Méditerranée de l’Antiquité à l’Islam, A. Caubet, ed. Paris: Louvre, 1999, pp. 43-58. “Reading Ritual in the Archaeological Record: Deposition Pattern and Function of two Artifact Types from the Royal Cemetery of Ur,” in Fluchtpunkt Uruk:Archäologische Einheit aus methodischen Veilfalt. Aufsätze für Hans J. Nissen, H. Kühne et al., eds., Espelkamp: M. Leidorf, 1999, pp. 229-256. “The Eyes Have It: Votive Statuary, Gilgamesh’s Axe, and Cathected Viewing in the Ancient Near East,” in Visuality Before and Beyond the Renaissance, R. Nelson, ed. Cambridge: CUP, 2000, pp. 22-44. “Theran Painting in the Light of the Ancient Near East: Questions of Methodology and Inter- pretation,” in The Wall Paintings of Thera: Proceedings of the First International Colloquium, Vol. 2, S. Sherratt, ed. Athens: Thera Foundation, 2000, pp. 745-762. “Opening the Eyes and Opening the Mouth: The Utility of Comparing Images in Worship in India and the Ancient Near East,” in Ethnography and Personhood: Notes from the Field, M. W. Meister, ed. Jaipur and New Delhi, Rawat Publications, 2000, pp. 129-162. “Le palais imaginaire: Scale and Meaning in Neo-Assyrian seals and reliefs,” in Images as Media: Sources for the cultural history of the Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean (1st millennium BCE) [OBO 175], C. Uehlinger, ed. Fribourg: University Press, 2000, pp.51-88. Review of R. L. Zettler and L. Horne, Treasures from the Royal Cemetery of Ur, in American Journal of Archaeology 104 (2000) 794-796. “Babylonian Archaeologists of the(ir) Mesopotamian Past,” in Proceedings of the First International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, P. Matthaie et al., eds., Rome, 2000, pp. 1785-1798. Seals and Seal Impressions: Yale Colloquium of the 47th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Co-editor, with W. W. Hallo. Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2001. “Glyptic, History and Historiography,” in Seals and Seal Impressions: Yale Colloquium of the 47th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, W. W. Hallo and I. J. Winter, eds., Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2001, pp. 1-13. 11 “How Tall was Naram-Sin’s Victory Stele?: Speculations on the Broken Bottom,” in Leaving no Stones Unturned: Essays on the Ancient Near East and Egypt in Honor of Donald P. Hansen, E. Ehrenberg, ed. Winona Lake: Eisenbraun=s, 2002, pp. 301-311. “Defining Aesthetics for Non-Western Studies: The Case of Ancient Mesopotamia,”in Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies, M. A. Holly & Keith Moxey, eds. Williamstown MA: Clark Art Institute, 2002, pp. 3-28. “Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur: Gallery Guide,” Harvard University Art Museums Gallery Series, Number 36 , with Amy Rebecca Gansell. Cambridge MA:HUAM, 2002. “Ornament and the Rhetoric of Abundance in Assyria,” Eretz-Israel 27 (2002) 252-264. “Surpassing Work: Mastery of Materials and the Value of Skilled Production in ancient Sumer,” in Culture through Objects: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honour of P. R. S. Moorey, T. Potts, M. Roaf and D. Stein, eds. Oxford: Griffith Institute, 2003, pp. 403-421. Review of J. V. Canby, The Stele of Ur-Nammu, Journal of the American Oriental Society 123 (2003) 402-404. “The Conquest of Space in Time: Three Suns on the Victory Stele of Naram-Sîn,” in Assyria and Beyond: Studies Presented to Mogens Trolle Larsen, J-G. Dercksen ed. Istanbul: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, 2004, pp. 607-628. “Establishing group boundaries: Toward methodological refinement in the determination of sets as a prior condition to the analysis of cultural contact and/or innovation in first millennium BCE ivory carving,” in C.E. Suter & C. Uehlinger, eds., Crafts and Images in Contact: Studies on Eastern Mediterranean art of the first millennium BCE, Fribourg: University Press, 2005, pp. 23-42. “Representing Abundance: The Visual Dimension of the Agrarian State,” in E. Stone, ed., Settlement and Society: Festschrift Volume for Robert McCormack Adams, Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute, 2006, pp. 117-138. “Agency Marked/Agency Ascribed: The Affective Object in ancient Mesopotamia,” in R. Osborne, and J. Tanner, eds., Art’s Agency and Art History, Malden & Oxford: Blackwells, 2007, pp. 42-69. “Touched by the Gods: Visual Evidence for the Divine Status of Rulers in the Ancient Near East,” in N. Brisch, ed., Religion and Power: Divine Kingship in the Ancient World and Beyond [Oriental Institute Seminars, 4], Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2008, pp. 73-98. WORK IN PRESS: “Images of Gods and Kings: What Cannot be Represented,” for I. Thuessen, ed., Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Copenhagen. “Representation and Re-presentation,” for J. Margueron, ed., Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Paris . 12 Review of P. Albenda, Ornamental Wall Painting in the Art of the Assyrian Empire, Leiden: Brill/Styx, 2005, for Journal of the American Oriental Society “Sennacherib Expert Knowledge: Skill and Mastery as Components of Royal Display,” for R. D. Biggs, J. Myers and M. Roth, eds., Classifying Knowledge [CRRAI 51], Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Comment on D. Wengrow, “Commodity Labeling…” in Current Anthropology (2008). WORK IN PROGRESS: Visual Affect: Aesthetics Experience in Ancient Mesopotamia (2005 Mellon Lectures, National Gallery, Washington DC: Princeton University Press). The Stele and the State: On the Victory Monument of Naram-Sîn of Agade Review of Z. Bahrani, Women of Babylon. “The Seal of Adda: A sky-chart in the iconography of Akkadian glyptic?”