Faculty Profile

Christofilis Maggidis

Associate Professor of Archaeology; Christopher Roberts Chair in Archaeology (2001)

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Maggidis is currently Director of Glas, Assistant to the Director of Mycenae, and President of the Mycenaean Foundation with nearly three decades of field experience at major archaeological sites, including Mycenae, Glas, Crete (Archanes, Idaion Cave), and Akrotiri (Thera). Since receiving his post-doctorate from Brown University and a research fellowship from Harvard, his research and teaching interests focus primarily on Minoan and Mycenaean art and archaeology, but they also include topics in Greek sculpture and architecture. Maggidis is the author of many articles, international conference papers, and three forthcoming books.


  • B.A., University of Athens, 1988
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1994

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

ARCH 120 Greek Art & Archaeology
Cross-listed with ARTH 205-02 and CLST 221-01.

ARTH 205 Greek Art & Archaeology
Cross-listed with ARCH 120-01 and CLST 221-01.A general introduction to the art and archaeology of ancient Greece from Prehistoric to Hellenistic times: Bronze Age civilizations (Cycladic, NE Aegean and Trojan, Minoan, Helladic/Mycenaean); Protogeometric, Geometric, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic Greece. A survey of architecture (temple, secular funerary), sculpture, vase-painting, monumental painting, metalwork, and minor arts of these periods, both on mainland Greece and in the Greek colonies (Asia Minor, Pontus, Syria, Phoenice, Egypt, S.I Italy and Sicily); comparative study of typological, iconographical, stylistic, and technical aspects and developments; styles and schools, regional trends, historical contextualization of ancient Greek art and brief consideration of socio-economic patterns, political organization, religion, and writing. Evaluation of the ancient Greek artistic legacy and contribution to civilization. Field trips to archaeological collections and Museums.

CLST 221 Greek Art & Archaeology
Cross-listed with ARCH 120-01 and ARTH 205-02.

ANTH 300 Arch Theory & Interpretation
Cross-listed with ARCH 300-01.

ARCH 300 Arch Theory & Interpretation
Cross-listed with ANTH 300-01.