Recorded: May 30, 2019
Event: Ancient Iran and the Classical World, An International Symposium
Citation: Canepa, Matthew. "The Getty Stag Rhyton and Parthian Aristocratic Culture: New Discoveries," Ancient Iran and the Classical World, An International Symposium. May 30, 2019.
by Matthew Canepa (University of California, Irvine)
About the Speaker
Matthew P. Canepa (PhD, University of Chicago) is Professor of Art History and Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History and Archaeology of Ancient Iran at University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on the intersection of art, ritual, and power in the eastern Mediterranean, Persia, and the wider Iranian world. Professor Canepa’s most recent book is entitled The Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity through Landscape, Architecture, and the Built Environment (550 BCE – 642 CE) (University of California Press, 2018). It is a large-scale study of the transformation of Iranian cosmologies, landscapes, and architecture from the height of the Achaemenids to the coming of Islam.