C. Brian Rose

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Charles Brian Rose is an American academic archaeologist, classical scholar and author. He is the James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania in the Classical Studies Department and the Graduate Group in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World. He has served as the President of the Archaeological Institute of America,[1] and currently serves as codirector for the Gordion excavation and as Head of the Post-Bronze Age excavations at Troy.[2] He acts as Advisor on History and Global Awareness to Fair Observer, an online magazine covering global issues from a plurality of perspectives.[3] Rose received his Ph.D. in Art History and Archaeology from Columbia University in 1987 for thesis titled Julio-Claudian dynastic group monuments.[4]

Rose received the Gold Medal of the Archaeological Institute of America in 2015.[5]


  • Dynastic Commemoration and Imperial Portraiture in the Julio-Claudian Period. (1997) Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521453828
  • "Forging Identity in the Roman Republic: Veristic Portraiture and Trojan Ancestry," in the proceedings of the joint American Academy in Rome/British School in Rome conference Role Models: Identity and Assimilation in the Roman World and in Early Modern Italy, Rome, March 2003. (2008) University of Michigan Press, 97-131. ISBN 0472115898
  • Charles Brian Rose; G Darbyshire; Keith DeVries. The new chronology of Iron Age Gordion. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2011. ISBN 9781934536551.
  • The archaeology of Greek and Roman Troy. Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN 9780521762076.


  1. ^ C. Brian Rose - Archaeological Institute of America.
  2. ^ Project Troia Website.
  3. ^ [1].
  4. ^ "Julio-Claudian dynastic group monuments". Columbia University Library Catalog. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "BRIAN ROSE RECEIVES ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA’S GOLD MEDAL" Penn Arts & Sciences https://www.sas.upenn.edu/news/brian-rose-receives-archaeological-institute-america%E2%80%99s-gold-medal

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