Mark Lawall

PhD University of Michigan
MA University of Michigan
BA College of William and Mary


Mark Lawall is currently serving as Chair of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.  He is also the president of the Winnipeg Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and a member of the Board of the Canadian Institute in Greece.
Selected publications may be accessed at

Greek Archaeology, Ancient Economic History, Transport Amphoras, Maritime Archaeology, Athens, Ephesos, Gordion, Troy

Room 367 University College
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Edited volumes
2014. P. Guidager Bilde† & M. Lawall (eds.), Pottery, People and Places: Study and Interpretation of Late Hellenistic Pottery (Black Sea Studies 16), Aarhus. 387 p.

Lawall, Preface, 7.

Guldager Bilde and Lawall, Introduction, 9-14.

M. Lawall, P. Guldager Bilde, L. Bjerg, S. Handberg, J.M. Højte, “The Lower City of Olbia: Occupation and abandonment in the 2nd century BC”, 29-45.

2013. M. Lawall and J. Lund (eds.) Transport amphorae and trade of Cyprus. Gösta Enbom monograph series 3, Aarhus, 246 p.

Lawall and Lund, “Introduction”, 1-10.

Lawall, “Two Amphorae from the Swedish Cyprus Expedition in the National Museum of Denmark: Late Archaic through Late Classical Cypriot Trade”, 51-60.

2011. M. Lawall and J. Lund (eds.), Pottery in the Archaeological Record: Greece and Beyond. Proceedings of the International Colloquium Hosted by the Danish and Canadian Institutes in Athens, June 20-22, 2008. Gösta Enbom Monograph series 1, Aarhus, 168 p.

Co-author with John Lund, “Introduction,” 7-9.

“Greek amphorae in the archaeological record,” 38-50.

2011. M. Lawall and P. van Alfen eds., Caveat Emptor: A Collection of Papers on Imitations in Ancient Greco-Roman Commerce Marburger Beiträge zur Antiken Handels-, Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte28), 229 p.

Co-author with P. van Alfen. “Introduction,” 1-19.

“Imitative Amphoras in the Greek World,” 45-88.

Articles in refereed journals
2016. N.T. Arrington, D. Terzopoulou, M. Tasaklaki, M.L. Lawall, D.J. Brellas, and C.E. White, "Molyvoti, Thrace, Archaeological Project. 2013 Preliminary Report," Hesperia 85, pp. 1-64. Lawall "Amphoras," pp. 33-44.

2011. “Transport amphoras from Well J 2:4,” in K.M. Lynch, The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House near the Classical Athenian Agora (Hesperia supplement series). Princeton, pp. 295-326.

2009. “The Temple of Apollo Patroos Dated by an Amphora Stamp,” Hesperia 78, 387-403.

2008. Co-author with E.S. Greene and M. Polzer, “Inconspicuous consumption: The sixth-century BCE shipwreck at Pabuç Burnu, Turkey.” American Journal of Archaeology 112, 685-711. Lawall 40%, Greene 40%, Polzer 20%.

2007. “Catalogued Archaic and Classical Transport Amphora Finds,” in C.B. Rose et al. “Granicus River Survey Project, 2004-2005,” Studia Troica 17, 103-104, and edited the pottery report.

2002 [2003]. “Ilion Before Alexander: Amphoras and Economic Archaeology,” Studia Troica 12, 197-244.

2002. “Early Excavations at Pergamon and the Chronology of Rhodian Amphora Stamps,” Hesperia 71, 294-324.

2002. Compiler of research notes series: “Notes from the Tins 2: Research in the Stoa of Attalos, summer 2000,” including M. Lawall with contribution by A. Jawando, “Amphoras as Paint Pots?” Hesperia 71, 415-433 [416-419].

2001. Compiler of research notes series: “Notes from the Tins: Research in the Stoa of Attalos, summer 1999,” including M. Lawall, “A Late Archaic Punic Amphora,” Hesperia 70, 169-171.

2000. “Graffiti, Wine Selling, and the Reuse of Amphoras in the Athenian Agora, ca. 430 to 400 B.C.,” Hesperia 69, 3-90.

1999. “Studies in Hellenistic Ilion: The Lower City. The Transport Amphoras,” Studia Troica 9, 187-224.

1999. “Some Implications of Research in Education for Teaching Classics,” Echos du Monde Classique/ Classical Views 18, 247-260. [reprinted in Classical Outlook 78 2001, 157-163].

1998. “Bolsals, Mendean amphoras and the date of the Porticello shipwreck,” International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 27, 16-23.

1997. Voigt, M., K. De Vries, R.C. Hendrickson, M. Lawall, B. Marsh, A. Gürsan-Salzman, T. C. Young. “Gordion Excavations 1993-1996,” Anatolica 23, 1-59 with M. Lawall, “Greek Transport Amphoras at Gordion,” 21-23.

Chapters in Books
Forthcoming. “The Transport Amphoras from the Rachi Settlement,” in V.A. Stojanović (ed.), The Rachi Shrine and Settlement (Isthmia).

In press. “Appendix. Archaic through Hellenistic Transport Amphoras,” in B. Erickson, The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII), Princeton: American School of Classical Studies.

In press, J. Lund and M.L. Lawall, “Roman amphora studies in Cyprus: An overview,” in A. Kaldelis and D. Michaelides (eds.), Per terram per mare, vol. 2. (SIMA PB), Uppsala.

In press. “Transport amphoras: Archaic and Classical, ca. 600-300 BC,” in C.B. Rose (ed.) The West Sanctuary at Ilion, I. Early Iron Age, Archaic and Classical Periods (Studia Troica Monograph).

2016. “Maritime transport containers of the Bronze and Early Iron Age as viewed from later periods, in S. Demesticha and A. B. Knapp (eds.), Maritime transport containers in the Bronze-Iron Age Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean (SIMA PB 183), Uppsala, pp. 215-231.

2016. H. Palamida, F. Seroglou, M. Lawall and A. Giannikouri, “The Emergence of ‘Hellenistic’ Transport Amphoras: The example of Rhodes,” in S. Japp and P. Kögler (eds.), Traditions and Innovations: Tracking the Development of Pottery from the Late Classical to the Early Imperial Periods, Vienna: Phoibos Verlag, pp. 135-150.

2016. “Patterns of amphora discard from houses, shops, taverns and brothels,” in A. Glazebrook and B. Tsakirgis (eds.) Houses of Ill Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels, Houses and Taverns in the Greek World, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 59-74.

2015. “Transport amphoras and market behavior in the economies of Classical and Hellenistic Greece,” in E. M. Harris, D. M. Lewis and M. Woolmer (eds.) The Ancient Greek Economy: Markets, Households, and City-States, Cambridge, pp. 254-275.

2015. E. Greene and M. Lawall, “Transport amphorae and economic information: A view from the early Greek world,” in D. Carlson et al. (eds.), Tradition and Transition: Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada, Turkey, College Station TX, pp. 3-16.

2014. “The transport amphoras at Koroni: A contribution to the historical narrative and economic history of the Early Hellenistic Aegean,” in K.F. Daly and L.A. Riccardi (eds.) Cities called Athens. Studies honoring John McK. Camp II, Lewisburg, PA, 197-229.

2014. “Transport Amphoras and Loomweights: Integrating elements of ancient Greek economies?” in M. Harlow and M.-L. Nosch (eds.), Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress. An interdisciplinary anthology, Oxford and Philadelphia, 150-189.

2013. “Patterns in the production and distribution of transport amphoras in the 5th century BC: an archaeological perspective on economic change,” in A. Slawisch (ed.), Handels- und Finanzgebaren in der Ägais im 5 Jh. v. Chr., (Byzas 18), Istanbul, 103-120.

2012. “Pontic Inhabitants at Gordion? Pots, People, and Plans of Houses at Middle Phrygian through Early Hellenistic Gordion,” in C. B. Rose (ed.), The Archaeology of Phrygian Gordion, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum, 219-224.

2011. “Early Hellenistic amphoras from two closed contexts: Kerynia shipwreck and Ephesos well LB,” 7th Scientific Meeting on Hellenistic Pottery, Aigion, Greece, April 3-9 2005. Athens: TAPA. 673-682.

2011. “Socio-Economic Conditions and the Contents of Amphorae,” in C. Tzochev, T. Stoyanov, and A. Bozkova (eds.), PATABS II. Production and Trade of Amphorae in the Black Sea. Acts of the International Round Table held at Kiten, Nessebar and Sredetz, September 26-30, 2007, Sofia, 23-33.

2010. “Pontic, Aegean and Levantine amphoras at Gordion,” in D. Kassab Tezgör and N. Inaishvili (eds.), PATABS I. Production and Trade of Amphorae in the Black Sea, Actes de la Table Ronde internationale de Batoumi et Trabzon, 27-29 Avril 2006. (Varia Anatolica 21). Istanbul. 159-165.

2010. M. Lawall, N. A. Lejpunskaja, P. Diatroptov, and T. L. Samojlova, “Transport amphoras” in N. A. Lejpunskaja et al., eds., The Lower City of Olbia (Sector NGS) in the 6th century BC to the 4th century AD (Black Sea Studies 13). Aarhus, pp. 355-405. Co-authors assisted with the initial field work, but entire text, corrections to preliminary field research, and final preparation was done by ML.

2009. “The Wine Jars Workroom: From Stamps to Sherds,” in J. McK. Camp and C. A. Mauzy (eds.) The Athenian Agora. New Perspectives on an Ancient Site (Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie. Sonderbände der Antike Welt). Mainz am Rhein, pp. 63-68. [And published in a separate volume, Die Agora von Athen. Neue Perspektiven für eine archäologische Stätte, in German under the title, “Der Amphorenraum: Stempel auf Scherben”].

2008. “Rhodian amphora stamps from Gordion, 189 BC,” in A. Avram, V. Lungu, and M. Neagu (eds.), Philias Charin: Mélanges à la mémoire de Niculae Conovici, Călăşi, Romania, pp. 111-120.

2005/2006 [2007]. “Deep Water Survey and Amphoras: A terrestrial ceramicist´s point of view,” Skyllis 7, pp. 76-81.

2005/2006 [2007]. D. N. Carlson and M. Lawall. “Towards a Typology of Erythraian Amphoras,” Skyllis 7, pp. 32-39.

2005/2006 [2007]. E.S. Greene and M. Lawall. “Amphora capacities in early monetary Asia Minor: The Pabuc Burnu shipwreck,” Skyllis 7, 17-23.

2007. “Hellenistic Stamped Amphora Handles” in V. Mitsopoulos-Leon and C. Lang-Auinger (eds.), Die Basilika am Staatsmarkt in Ephesos 2. Teil: Funde klassischer bis römischer Zeit (Forschungen in Ephesos IX/2/3). Vienna, 28-60.

2006. “Consuming the West in the East: Amphoras of the western Mediterranean in Athens before 86 BC,” in J. Lund, D. Malfitana, and J. Poblome (eds.), Old Pottery in a New Century. Innovating Perspectives on Roman Pottery Studies, Catania 22-24 April 2004. Catania. 265-286.

2006. Contributions to P. Scherrer and E. Trinkl (eds.), Die Tetragonos Agora in Ephesos, (Forschungen in Ephesos. Band XIII/2). Vienna.

“Transport Amphoras from Well S-AB and the Basins,” 132-139

Co-author with P. Scherrer, E. Trinkl and G. Forstenpointner, “Die Brunnenverfüllung: Analyse und Datierung,” 142-146

Co-author with P. Scherrer and E. Trinkl, “Datierung der Beckenanlagen,” 146

“Amphoras and Economic History,” 253-255

2005. “Amphoras and Hellenistic Economies: Addressing the (Over)Emphasis on Stamped Amphora Handles,” in Z.H. Archibald, J.K. Davies and V. Gabrielsen (eds.), Making, moving, and managing: The new world of ancient economies, 323-31 BC. Oxford, 188-232.

2005. “Negotiating chronologies: Aegean amphora research, Thasian chronology, and Pnyx III,” in V. Stolba and L. Hannestad (eds.), Chronologies of the Black Sea Area in the period c. 400-100 BC (Black Sea Studies 3). Aarhus, 31-67.

2004. “Nothing to do with Mendaian amphoras? Athenaeus XI.784c,” in R.B. Egan and M. Joyal (eds.) Daimonopylai. Winnipeg. 241-249.

2004. “Archaeological context and Aegean amphora chronologies: A case study of Hellenistic Ephesos,” in J. Eiring and J. Lund (eds.), Transport amphorae and trade in the eastern Mediterranean (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 5). Aarhus, 171-188.

2004. J. Eiring, G. Finkielsztejn, M. Lawall, and J. Lund. 2004. “Concluding remarks,” in J. Eiring and J. Lund (eds.), Transport amphorae and trade in the eastern Mediterranean (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 5). Aarhus, 459-466.

2004. “Amphoras Without Stamps: Chronologies and Typologies from the Athenian Agora,” in 6th Scientific Meeting on Hellenistic Pottery, Volos, April 2000. Athens, 445-454.

2003. “‘In the sanctuary of the Samothracian Gods’ Archaeology of Cult at Ilion,” in M. Cosmopoulos (ed.) Greek Mysteries: The Archaeology and ritual of Greek Secret Cults. London. 79-111.

2003. M. Lawall, R. Loomis and L. Talalay. “Maintaining museum audiences during renovations: The Kelsey Museum’s traveling kits,” in B. Cripps, R. Dickau, L. Hartery, M. Lobb, D. Meyer, L. Nicholls, T. Varney (eds.), Archaeology Into the New Millennium: Public or Perish. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Chacmool Conference. Calgary. 114-119
2003. “Egyptian and Imported Transport Amphoras,” in S. Herbert and A. Berlin (eds.) Coptos. The University of Michigan-University of Assiut Excavations (1988-1992). Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series 53. Portsmouth RI. 157-191.

2000. “The Transport Amphoras from Well AB,” contribution to M. Kerschner, M. Lawall, P. Scherrer, and E. Trinkl, “Ephesos in archaischer und klassischer Zeit - Die Ausgrabung in der Siedlung Smyrna,” in F. Krinzinger (ed.) Die Ägaïs und das westliche Mittelmeer: Beziehungen und Wechselwirkungen 8. bis 5. Jh. v. Chr. Akten des Symposions Wien 1999. Vienna. 52-54.

1999. “Amphoras and Aegean trade: structure and goals for future research,” in R. F. Docter and E. M. Moorman (eds.) Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Amsterdam, July 12-17, 1998 (Allard Pierson Series 12). Amsterdam. 229-232.

1998. “Ceramics and Positivism Revisited: Greek transport amphoras and history,” in H. Parkins and C. Smith (eds.) Trade, Traders and the Greek City. London. 75-101.

1997. “Shape and Symbol: Regionalism in 5th century transport amphora production in northeastern Greece,” in C. Gillis, C. Risberg, and B. Sjöberg (eds.), Trade and production in premonetary Greece: Production and craftsmen: Proceedings of the 4th and 5th Int’l workshops, Athens 1994 and 1995 (SIMA Pocket-Book 143). Jonsered. 113-130.

1995. “Premonetary and Monetary? Spheres of exchange in the economy of the fifth century B.C.,” in C. Gillis, C. Risberg, and B. Sjoberg (eds.) Trade and Production in Premonetary Greece: Aspects of trade. Proceedings of the third international workshop, Athens 1993, (Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology Pocket-Book 134). Jonsered. 139-157.

Conference papers, forthcoming or in press
In press. M. Lawall and S. Graham, “From Sherds on the Ground to Dots and Lines on a Screen: Moving from the archaeological record of Aegean amphoras to simulations of networks,” in J. Leidwanger and C. Knappett (eds.), Networks of maritime connectivity in the ancient Mediterranean: Structure, continuity, and change over the longue durée, Cambridge.

In press. “Regional Styles of Transport Amphora Production in the Archaic Aegean,” in S. Handberg (ed.), Material Koinai in the Greek Early Iron Age And Archaic Period. Acts of an International Conference at the Danish Institute at Athens, 30 January – 1 February 2015, Aarhus.

In press. “Aegean Amphoras: Preliminary Comments On Networks Of Production And Distribution,” in J. Hilditch et al. (eds.), Island, Mainland, Coastland & Hinterland: Ceramic Perspectives on Connectivity in the Ancient Mediterranean, Amsterdam.

In press. “Stamps of the Troad: Addressing the problem of a rare practice in a small system,” in N. Badoud and A. Marangou (eds.), Analysis and Uses of Greek Amphora Stamps, International conference held at the French School at Athens, February 3-5, 2010, Rennes.

Book reviews
2017. Review of C. Tzochev, Amphora Stamps from Thasos, Athenian Agora 37 (Princeton 2016). International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 46, pp. 459-460.

2015. Review of Z.H. Archibald, Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries B.C. (Oxford 2013). European Journal of Archaeology 18, pp. 176-180.

2015. Review of J. St P. Walsh, Consumerism in the Ancient World: Imports and Identity Construction (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies 19). The Journal of Hellenic Studies 135, pp. 270-271.

2014. Review of T. Bezeczky, The Amphorae of Roman Ephesus. Forschungen In Ephesos XV/1 (Wien: Verlag der Österreichisches Akademie der Wissenschaften 2013), Journal of Roman Archaeology 27, 841-847.

2014. Comment, on A. Bevan, “Mediterranean containerization,” Current Anthropology 55(4), 407-408.

2014. Review of V. Chankowski and P. Karvonis (eds.) 2012. Tout vendre, tout acheter. Stuctures et équipements des marches antiques. Actes du colloque d’Athènes, 16-19 juin 2009 (Ausonius Éditions, Scripta Antiqua 42, Pessac and Athens 2012), Phoenix 67 (3/4) 2013 [2014], 423-427.

2013. Review of Z. H. Archibald, J. K. Davies and V. Gabrielsen (eds.), The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC (Oxford 2011), Journal of Roman Archaeology 26, 488-497.

2010. Review of B. Bechtold, Observations on the amphora repertoire of Middle Punic Carthage (Carthage Studies 2) (Ghent 2008), Journal of Roman Archaeology 23.2, 445-448.

2006. Review of C.K. Williams II and N. Bookidis (eds.), Corinth. Vol. 20: The Centenary 1896-1996. (Athens 2003), American Journal of Archaeology 110, 324-326.

2005 [2006]. Review of S. Rotroff and A. Oliver, The Hellenistic Pottery from Sardis: The Finds through 1994 (Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Monographs) (Cambridge MA, 2003), Mouseion 5 (series 3), 332-337.

2004. Review of S.E. Alcock, Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscapes, Monuments, and Memories. (Cambridge 2002), Mouseion 3 (ser. 3), 206-212.

2004. Review of L.E. Vaag, V. Nørskov and J. Lund with a contribution by M.K. Schaldemose, The Maussolleion at Halikarnassos. Reports of the Danish Archaeological Expedition to Bodrum. Vol. 7. The Pottery. Ceramic Material and Other Finds from Selected Contexts (Jutland Archaeological Society Publications 15:7) (Moesgaard 2002), American Journal of Archaeology 108, 23-24.

Lawall, M. and G. Merker. 2004. Review of N. Mekacher, M. Palaczyk and E. Schönenberger, Matrizengeformte hellenistische Terrakotten. Amphorenstempel Grabungen 1965-2001 (Eretria Ausgrabungen und Forschungen 12) (Gollion 2003), Bryn Mawr Classical Review (

2003. Review of G. Jöhrens, Amphorenstempel im Nationalmuseum von Athen, (Mainz 1999), American Journal of Archaeology 107, 313-314.

2003. Review of G. Finkielsztejn, Chronologie détaillée et révisée des eponyms amphoriques rhodiens, de 270 à 108 av. J.-C. environ: Premier bilan (Oxford 2001), American Journal of Archaeology 107, pp. 131-133.

2001. “Amphoras in the 1990s: In Need of Archaeology,” review of Y. Garlan, Les timbres amphoriques de Thasos (Athens 1999); Y. Garlan (ed.), Production et commerce des amphores anciennes en Mer Noire (Provence 1999); and N. Conovici, Histria VIII, Les timbres amphoriques 2. Sinope (Bucarest 1998), American Journal of Archaeology 105, pp. 533-537.

2001. Review of C. Börker and J. Burow, Die hellenistischen Amphorenstempel aus Pergamon, (Berlin 1998), Bonner Jahrbücher 199, pp. 578-580.

1998. Review of D. Tandy, Warriors into Traders: the Power of the Market in Early Greece, (California UP 1997), American Journal of Archaeology 102, pp. 836-837.

1997. Review of I. K. Whitbread, Greek Transport Amphorae: A petrological and archaeological study, (Athens 1995), American Journal of Archaeology 101, pp. 176-177.

1994. Review of D. Adan-Bayewitz, Common Pottery in the Roman Galilee: A Study of Local Trade, (Jerusalem 1993), American Journal of Archaeology 98, pp. 794-795.

Encyclopaedia article
2010. “Amphora,” in M. Gagarin and E. Fantham (eds.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, Oxford, 94-99.

Unpublished Conferences Presentations and Public Lectures
2017. “Archaeological Tales from Ancient Athens,” Public lecture at the Charleswood branch of the Winnipeg Public Library, June 19 2017.

2017. “Transport amphoras at Argilos,” Paper presented at the conference Argilos, 25 années de recherches. Organisation de la ville et de la champagne dans le Nord de l’Égée VIIIe-IIIe siècles av. n. è., Thessaloniki, 26-27 May 2017.

2017. “Transport amphoras from the Molyvoti Peninsula: Results of the 2013-2015 excavation and survey,” Paper delivered at the conference Classical pottery of the Northern Aegean and its Periphery (480-323/300 BC), Thessaloniki, May 17-20, 2017.

2017. “Philip II and the economic landscape of the north Aegean in the 4th century BC,” Paper delivered for the University of Manitoba – University of Winnipeg Bilateral Colloquium. March 2017.

2017. Presentation on ancient Greece, Edward Schreyer School, Beausejour Manitoba.

2016. first author with Dylan Townshend, “Marketing Mende: Athenaeus 11.784c and the archaeology of Mendaian amphoras,” paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies, San Francisco, January 2016.

2016. “Why we do what we do: Grace, Katzev, and Wallace, and the formative years of amphora capacity research,” paper delivered at the symposium, Volumetric Standardization in the Ancient Mediterranean, January 9-10 2016, Palo Alto, California.

2016. “By ship and by mule: Transport amphoras and Ptolemaic Egypt,” paper delivered at the conference, Archaeology and the Hellenistic Near East: A Symposium in Honour of Sharon Herbert, May 17 2016, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2016. “Adventurous speculation about Kle(on?) and an owl at Argilos,” paper delivered at the conference, From Maple to Olive: A Colloquium to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute in Greece, June 10-11, 2016, Athens.

2015. “Markings on Greek Transport Amphoras and Economic Organization, 8th through 1st centuries BC,” University of Ghent – Brussels Free University conference on Ceramic Epigraphy, Ghent, Belgium, December 2015.

2015. “Hindsight is 20/20? Early Iron Age Shipping Containers as Viewed from the Late Archaic and Classical Future,” European Association of Archaeology conference, Glasgow September 2015.

2015. “Community Interests in Shipping Containers… or not.” Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Winnipeg, March 2015.

2015. “Regional Styles of Transport Amphora Production in the Late Archaic Aegean,” Athens koine conference.

2015-2016. Archaeological Institute of America touring lecturer: Pittsburgh, Columbus, Santa Barbara (with non-AIA public lectures at California State University Long Beach and University of California Los Angeles).

2015. “Transport amphoras and migrations in the late Archaic Aegean,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, New Orleans, January 2015.

2014-2015. Archaeological Institute of America touring lecturer: SUNY Buffalo, Princeton, University of Oregon (Eugene).

2014. Presentation via Skype from Cincinnati on Ancient Greece for Edward Schreyer School, Beausejour, Manitoba.

2013. H. Palamida, F. Seroglou, M. Lawall and P. Triandaphyllides, “Eνσφάγιστες λαβές αμφορέων από το αρχαίο οχυρό στο Καστράκι Αγαθονησίου [Stamped amphora handles from the ancient fortification on Kastraki on Agathonisi],” poster presented at the conference Archaeological Work on the Islands of the Aegean, Rhodes 27 November – 1 December 2013.

2013. “From Rhodes to Cyprus and Back Again: The Study of Early Rhodian Amphora Types,” lecture for the Archaeological Institute of Aegean Studies, Rhodes, June 20, 2013.

2013. “Amphoras around the Corinthia and Argolid (8th – Early 1st c. BC)” Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of Canada, Winnipeg, May 2013.

2013. “Big Amphorae, Little Loomweights and the Archaeology of Economic Change,” public lecture at the University of California Santa Barbara, May 2013.

2013. “Aegean Amphoras: Defining the parameters for modeling networks of islands and mainland centers,” paper delivered at the conference Island, Mainland, Coastland & Hinterland. Ceramic Perspectives on Connectivity in the Ancient Mediterranean, Amsterdam, February 2013.

2013. “Containers and Cult: Recent Research on Amphora Assemblages at Ephesos and Corinth,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Seattle, January 2013.

2012. “Visualizing Ancient Exchange: Superstore or Street Market?” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Victoria.

2011. “Another view of distribution: Changes in regional and long-distance amphora distribution in the 5th century BC,” at the conference Beyond Self-Sufficiency: Households, City-States and Markets in the Ancient Greek World, Durham University, July 2011.

2011. Poster co-authored with I. Kowallek. “Ephesos before and after Alexander. Stratified pottery assemblages of the 4th and 3rd centuries BC from the Meter sanctuary and the settlement on Panayirdağ,” for presentation at Keramos. An International Symposium on Ceramics: A Cultural Approach. Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, May 9-13, 2011.

2011. “Blurry edges: Transport Amphoras and Economic Zones in the Eastern Mediterranean ca. 550-100 BC,” Keynote address. People and Peripheries: Living on the Edge. 6th Canadian Institute in Greece Graduate student conference, co-sponsored by and held at the University of Victoria. March 18-19 2011.

2011. “Complicating the Archaeological Record. Recycling Pottery in the Ancient Mediterranean,” paper delivered at the conference Recycling the Roman World, Winnipeg, April 2 2011.

2010. M. Lawall and A. M. Berlin, “Sacred Meals in the Ceramic Record,” paper delivered at the conference Divinely Dining: Banqueting in Honour of the Gods, July 7-9 2010, Christchurch NZ.

2009. “Getting along in the market: Archaeological traces of the avoidance of violence,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Winnipeg.

Fall 2009. Classical Association of Canada Lecturer: Lectures at Laval University, McGill, Concordia, Ottawa University, Carleton, Queens, York, Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier, Brock, Western Ontario, McMaster.

Topics for these lectures:

·“So there are prices and markets, so what? Archaeological efforts to advance debates over ancient economies”

·“Ancient Global Trade: Interpreting and misinterpreting patterns of trade in the archaeological record”

·“An amphora, a statue and a very small temple: Amphoras and the architectural history of the Athenian Agora”

2008. “Ancient packaging, Ancient brands: Transport amphoras and the study of ancient markets,” public lecture at the National Museum in Copenhagen to inaugurate the research program Pots, potters and society in ancient Greece.

2008. “An amphora, a statue, and a very small temple: An archaeological problem in early Hellenistic Athens,” public lecture for the Classical Archaeology Institute, University of Aarhus.

2008. “Commemoration in the Athenian Agora: An Unidentified Monument Revisited,” paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Candian West, Edmonton.

2007. “Transport amphorae and economic information,” paper delivered at a conference in honor of George Bass and Frederick Van Doorninck, Tradition and Transition: Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada, Turkey, College Station TX Nov. 2-4, 2007.

2007. “The importance of what is absent: Comparing amphoras found at Olbia Pontica with sites in the Aegean,” Public lecture at the Canadian Institute in Greece, Athens, April 25 2007.

2007. Invited lectures at the Universities of Lund, Stockholm, Uppsala, and Göteborg, Sweden, April 13-20, 2007: “The current state of research on Greek transport amphoras: Makers and chronologies,” “Patterns of imports to Athens and shipping around the Aegean, ca. 500-100 BC,” and “Archaic through Hellenistic Aegean amphoras in the Eastern Mediterranean.”

2007. “Confidence in Consumers? Explaining Overland Shipping to Galatian Gordion,” delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego, CA, January 2007.

2006. “Transport amphoras and loomweights: Evidence for integrating elements of household economies,” Classical Association of the Canadian West Annual Meeting, Saskatoon.

2006. “Citizenship and Empire in Mediterranean antiquity,” Roundtable on Citizenship and Imperialism, in the series Thinking Through Imperialism, January 2006.

2006. “Ionian renaissance: Late fifth and fourth century BC amphora types in the eastern Aegean,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Montreal.

2005. “Beyond National Geographic: The dusty and dirty archaeology of ancient maritime trade.” Public Lecture for the Calgary Mediterranean Society, Calgary.

2005. “Transport amphoras and the ‘barbarized’ economy: Asia Minor between Persia and Athens, ca. 550- ca. 350 BC.” Lecture delivered at University of Texas at Austin, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and Copenhagen University.

2005. “Getting a date and beyond: Transport amphoras in shipwrecks and scrappy sherds on land.” Invited lecture, University of Texas A&M Program in Nautical Archaeology. February 15 2005.

2005. “Ignorance is part of the Equation: Problems in making sense of ancient commerce.” Annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West/Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest, Victoria BC, Feb. 18-19 2005.

2005. “On land and sea: The Kyrenia amphora cargo and early Hellenistic shipping,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA.

2004. “Supplies for Competitors: Interpreting the amphoras at Koroni,” Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Winnipeg, MB.

2004. “Beyond National Geographic: The dusty and dirty archaeology of ancient maritime trade.” European Studies Group, University of Winnipeg.

2004. “Pottery is Boring.” Manitoba Anthropology Students Association.

2004. “The Myth of the Barbarized Economy: Archaeology of economies in Asia Minor ca.550-50 BC. University of Manitoba, Insitute for the Humanities.

2003. “Modifying the paradigm: regionalism in Aegean amphora studies.” Canadian Archaeological Institute in Athens.

2002. “Amphoras at Athens over the Long Haul: Some general patterns and oddities in imports to Athens, ca. 525-86 BCE.” W.F. Albright Institute in Jerusalem.

2001. “Troy, Pergamon, and Rome.” Classical Association of Manitoba/ Archaeological Institute of America.

2001. “Pottery as Economic Artifact: Amphoras from Hellenistic Ephesos.” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego.

2001. “Archaeology of Loomweights” graduate seminar class session taught at the University of Minnesota, November 13 2000.

2000. “Typical Garbage: Amphoras in dumped fills in the Sanctuary,” paper delivered at Working Conference on the Excavations at Troy, University of Cincinnati, April 2000.

2000. “Punic Amphoras and the Romanization of Athens?” paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, March 2000.

1999. Invited panelist for 1999 AIA conference workshop panel “Economics and Archaeologists” organized by D. Jones, University of Tennessee, and E. Lyding Will, University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

1999. “Rhodian Amphora Stamps in Context: The Pergamon Deposit,” at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, Feb. 1999.

1999. “Cheating, Small Business, and Cross-Border Shopping in the Greek World,” invited lecture at the University of Cincinnati, January 21 1999.

1998. Organizer and chair of panel discussion, “Seeing Trees and Forests: Specialists, Generalists and Project Directors,” at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Washington D.C.

1997. “Reading Pottery: The history of an Athenian wineshop during the Peloponnesian War,” public lecture for the Classical Association of Manitoba/ Archaeological Institute of America. November 1997.

1997. “An Athenian Wine Merchant during the Peloponnesian War: Graffiti and amphoras in the Athenian Agora,” 1997 AIA General Meeting Dec. 1997; abstract in AJA 102 1998, pp. 407-8.

1997. “Coptos Excavations: Egyptian and imported transport amphoras”, American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, April 1997.

1996. “Gordion: The Imported Transport Amphoras 600-400BC,” 1996 AIA General Meeting, Dec. 1996; abstract in AJA 101 1997, p. 361.

1996. “A Discussion of Greek Textile Production,” public lecture for University College, University of Manitoba, April 10, 1996.

1996. “Children, Weaving and Marriage on Two Lekythoi by the Amasis Painter,” Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Canadian West, March, 1996.

1995. “Weaving on the Fringe? Women, textile production, and economic development in Classical Greece,” paper delivered Jan. 26 1995 at Georgetown University.

1994. “Wrecking chronologies: the Porticello shipwreck and Mendean amphoras,” 1994 AIA General Meeting, Dec. 1994; abstract in AJA 99 1995, p. 337.

1994. “‘In small things forgotten’: loomweights and the Classical polis,” paper delivered Feb. 28 1994 at Bryn Mawr College.

1993. “The Classical textile industry: Steps toward a study of the construction of gender in Antiquity,” paper delivered March 2 1993 at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.

Newsletter articles
2003. "'Just writing it up' in Carrell NN," Akoue. Newsletter of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Winter 2003, p. 17.

2002. “The amphora and ancient commerce,” Amphora 1, 4-5.

1995. “The amphora of Baton and Eraios in the Kelsey,” Kelsey Museum Newsletter, Fall 1995, p. 6.

1993. “Transport amphoras of the fifth century B.C.: a study of trade, politics and society,” Newsletter of the American School of Classical Studies, Fall 1993.