The Archaeology of the Ancient Temple of Apollo at Claros Turkey

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University

The colloquium is the product of a collaboration between researchers at INA/TAMU and the Institute de Recherche sur l’Architecture Antique at the Université Lumière Lyon 2 in France. It is made possible by a grant from the Partner University Fund, the French-American Cultural Exchange, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The provisional schedule of papers is:

1) “The Temple of Apollo at Claros from its Beginnings in the Late Fourth Century B.C.,” Jean-Charles Moretti (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique / Université Lumière Lyon 2)

2) “The Evolution of the Temple of Apollo During Hellenistic and Roman Times,” Nicolas Bresch (Institute de Recherche sur l’Architecture Antique / Université Lumière Lyon 2 in France)

3) “The Excavation, Recovery, and Analysis of a Shipwrecked Marble Column Destined for the Temple of Apollo,” Deborah Carlson (Institute of Nautical Archaeology / Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A&M University)

All are welcome to attend and encouraged to meet our visiting French scholars, who are widely regarded as experts in the field of ancient architecture.