Ellen Swift

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Ellen Swift

Academic background
Academic work
DisciplineArchaeology
Sub-disciplineClassical archaeology
Institutions
Main interests
  • Roman Britain Roman North-Western provinces, Roman Egypt
  • Roman jewellery and dress accessories, Roman and late antique artefacts

Ellen Swift FSA is a British archaeologist and Professor of Roman Archaeology at the University of Kent.[1][2]

Swift is a specialist in material culture studies of the Roman world, including dress accessories and functional artefacts including dice.[3][4] She was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in October 2005.[2] In 2001, the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference formed a standing committee to oversee the conference, consisting of Swift, Martin Carruthers, Carol van Driel-Murray, Andrew Gardner, Jason Lucas, and Louise Revell. The committee also edited the proceedings for the 2001 conference.[5]

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  1. ^ "Dr Ellen Swift FSA Reader in Archaeology". University of Kent. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Fellows directory: Dr Ellen Swift". Society of Antiquaries of London. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ Swift, E. (2008). Roman Dress Accessories. Shire Publications.
  4. ^ Greenword, V. (20 February 2018). "The Shape of Ancient Dice Suggests Shifting Beliefs in Fate and Chance". The Atlantic. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  5. ^ Carruthers, Martin; van Driel Murray, Carol; Gardner, Andrew; Lucas, Jason; Revell, Louise; Swift, Ellen (2002), "Preface", in Carruthers, Martin; van Driel Murray, Carol; Gardner, Andrew; Lucas, Jason; Revell, Louise; Swift, Ellen (eds.), TRAC 2001: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, 11, pp. iv, doi:10.16995/TRAC2001_i_iv

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