I have listed all of my current and forthcoming publications on this page, organized by topic, with links to pdfs or publication websites. If you would like a copy of one of my publications that is not available here, please let me know!

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Achaemenid (and Late Period) Egypt

The Persian Domination and the Fourth Century BC (Twenty-Seventh to Thirtieth Dynasties). In I. Shaw (ed.), The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt, 2nd Oxford: Oxford University Press (submitted to editor).

Religious Innovation in Achaemenid Egypt: The Case of the Hibis Temple. In R. Shayegan (ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Melammu Symposium. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (submitted to editor).

Review of Aršāma and his World: The Bodleian Letters in Context, edited by C. J. Tuplin and J. Ma. Ancient West and East (submitted to editor).

King Darius’ Red Sea Canal. FEZANA Journal 35(4), 2021, 27-30. [pdf]

‘The Spear of the Persian Man Has Gone Forth Far:’ The Achaemenid Empire and Its African Periphery. In T. Daryaee and R. Rollinger (ed.), Iran and Its Histories: From the Beginnings through the Achaemenid Empire. Proceedings of the First and Second Payravi Lectures on Ancient Iranian History, UC Irvine, March 23rd, 2018 and March 11th-12th, 2019, 291-336. Classica et Orientalia 29. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2021. [link]

Persians in Egypt. In D. T. Potts, E. Harkness, J. Neelis and R. McIntosh (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Ancient History: Asia and Africa. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell. [link]

Udjahorresnet the Persian: Being an Essay on the Archaeology of Identity. In M. Wasmuth and P. P. Creasman (ed.), Udjahorresnet and His World, 59-74. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 26. Tucson: The Egyptian Expedition, 2020. [link]

Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt. Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020. [link]


    • E. Nodet, Revue Biblique 130, 2023, 155;
    • K. Pakka, AramacoWorld, 8/25/2021;
    • C. Price, Ancient Egypt 21(2), 2020, 60;
    • E. Rehm, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 110, 2020, 296-301;
    • J. P. StronkBryn Mawr Classical Review 2020.09.07.

How to Find Persians in Egypt: The Archaeology of Achaemenid Egypt. EUP Blog, 12/16/2019. [link]

The Role of Coinage in the Political Economy of Fourth Century Egypt. In P. McKechnie and J. A. Cromwell (ed.), Ptolemy I and the Transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE, 70-119. Mnemosyne Suppl. 415. Leiden: Brill, 2018. [link]

Pioneers of the Western Desert: The Kharga Oasis in the Achaemenid Empire. In B. S. Düring and T. D. Stek (ed.), The Archaeology of Imperial Landscapes: A Comparative Study of Empires in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World, 86-114. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. [link]

Contact Points: Memphis, Naukratis, and the Greek East. In J. Spier, T. Potts and S. E. Cole (ed.), Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World, 82-8. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018. [link]

Coinage in Egypt. In J. Spier, T. Potts, and S. E. Cole (ed.), Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World, 113-115. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018. [link]

Kharga Oasis. In E. Daniel (ed.), Encyclopaedia Iranica XVI, Fasc. 4, 431-4. Leiden: Brill, 2018. [link]

Roman Collecting and the Biographies of Egyptian Late Period Statues. World Archaeology 48(2), 2016, 226-38. [pdf]

Memories of the Second Persian Period in Egypt. In J. M. Silverman and C. Waerzeggers (ed.), Political Memory in and after the Persian Empire, 165-202. Ancient Near East Monographs 13. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015. [pdf]

The Sixth Satrapy: The Archaeology of Egypt under Achaemenid Rule. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 5(4), 2013, 12-13. [pdf]

Achaemenid Empire

On the Date and Cultural Context of Sir Aurel Stein’s Gilgit Rhyton. In B. Hensellek, J. A. Lerner and H. P. Colburn (ed.), In Search of Cultural Identities: Essays on the Art of Western and Central Asia in Honor of Prudence Oliver Harper. Inner and Central Asian Art and Archaeology. Turnhout: Brepols (submitted to editors).

Some Material Correlates of Drinking in the Achaemenid Empire. In S. Farridnejad and T. Daryaee (ed.), Food for Gods, Food for Mortals: Culinary and Dining Practices in the Greater Iranian World, 51–65. Čistā: Studies in the History, Cultures and Religions of the Iranian World 1. Irvine: UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies, 2022. [link]

Von Silber und Getreide – Zahlungsmittel und Wirtschaft im Achämenidenreich. In Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe (ed.), Die Perser: Am Hof der Großkönige, 40-5. Zaberns Bildände zur Archäologie. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2021. [link]

    • Published simultaneously in Antike Welt Sonderheft 10(21), 2021, 40–5. [link]

Ernst Herzfeld, Joseph Upton and the Artaxerxes Phialai. Metropolitan Museum Journal 55, 2020, 112-17. [link]

Globalization and the Study of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. In T. Hodos (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Archaeology and Globalization, 871-84. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017. [pdf]

Art of the Achaemenid Empire and Art in the Achaemenid Empire. In B. A. Brown and M. H. Feldman (ed.), Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art, 773-800. Boston: De Gruyter, 2014. [pdf]

Connectivity and Communication in the Achaemenid Empire. Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 56(1), 2013, 29-52. [pdf]


The Apadana at Persepolis. In P. L. Bonfitto (ed.), World Architecture and Society: From Stonehenge to One World Trade Center, 356-61. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022. [link]

Seal Production and the City of Persepolis. In E. R. M. Dusinberre, M. B. Garrison and W. F. M. Henkelman (ed.), The Art of Empire in Achaemenid Persia: Studies in Honour of Margaret Cool Root, 287-308. Achaemenid History 16. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, 2020. [link]

Gemelli Careri’s Description of Persepolis. Getty Research Journal 9, 2017, 181-90. [pdf]

A Modern Architect in the Ancient World. Index Magazine (Harvard Art Museums), 12/7/2015. [link]

Parthian Art

Palmyra and the Problem of Parthian Art. In R. Raja (ed.), Palmyra in Perspective. Studies in Palmyrene Archaeology and History. Turnhout: Brepols (submitted to editor).

‘Dura and the Problem of Parthian Art’ (Almost) a Hundred Years Later. In A. H. Chen and L. R. Brody (ed.), Dura-Europos: Past, Present, Future. Studies in Classical Archaeology. Turnhout: Brepols (submitted to editor).

Parthian Art. In J. Nokandeh (ed.), The Persian Empire. Tehran: National Museum of Iran and Beijing Palace Museum (submitted to editor).

A Brief Historiography of Parthian Art, from Winckelmann to Rostovtzeff. Journal of Art Historiography 28/HPC1, 2023, 1–26. [pdf]

A Parthian Shot of Potential Arsacid Date. Digital Archive of Brief Notes and Iran Review 8, 2021, 35-40. [link]

Method, Theory and Historiography

Religion and Empire in the Ancient Near East: Some Illustrative Examples from the Achaemenid Far West. In S. Zaia, G. Konstantopoulos and H. Dixon (ed.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Ancient Near Eastern Religion. London: Bloomsbury Academic (submitted to editor).

Material Styles: International and Local Styles in Religious Material Culture. In C. E. Barrett (ed.), Handbook of the Archaeology of Ancient Mediterranean Religions. Abingdon: Routledge (submitted to editor).

Louise de la Marinierre’s “A Journey to Fars.” Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 78(4): Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 2018-20, 2021, 12.

Review of Kings, Countries, Peoples: Selected Studies on the Achaemenid Empire by Pierre Briant. Journal of the American Oriental Society 140(3), 2020, 745-7.

Orientalism, Postcolonialism, and the Achaemenid Empire: Meditations on Bruce Lincoln’s Religion, Empire and TortureBulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 54(2), 2011, 87-103. [pdf]

(with R. C. Hughes) Movement and Materiality: Mobile Cores and the Archaeology of Political Boundaries. Archaeological Review from Cambridge 25(2), 2010, 43-56. [pdf]

Near Eastern and Iranian Art More Broadly

The Cities of Persia. In R. Raja (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Hellenistic and Roman Syria and the Near East. Oxford: Oxford University Press (submitted to editor).

(ed. with B. Hensellek and J. A. Lerner) In Search of Cultural Identities: Essays on the Art of Western and Central Asia in Honor of Prudence Oliver Harper. Inner and Central Asian Art and Archaeology. Turnhout: Brepols.

(with O. Oudbashi and F. Carò) Coins from Qasr-e Abu Nasr: Archaeometallurgical and Numismatic Studies on Pre-Islamic Coins Excavated in South-Central Iran. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 15(10), 2023, no. 146. [link]

Ziggurat of Ur. In P. L. Bonfitto (ed.), World Architecture and Society: From Stonehenge to One World Trade Center, 488-93. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022. [link]

Ancient Iran. Oxford Bibliographies in Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, 2020. [link]

(with A. M. Belis) An Urartian Belt in the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Origins of the Parthian Shot. Getty Research Journal 12, 2020, 195-204. [link]

The Canon of Ancient Iranian Art: From Grand Narratives to Local Perspectives. In A. Gansell and A. Shafer (ed.), Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, 111-30. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. [link]

From the Mediterranean to China – After Alexander. In S. Ebbinghaus (ed.), Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, 304-51. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Art Museums, 2018. [link]

(with S. Ebbinghaus) Emblematic Animals at Iron Age Feasts. In S. Ebbinghaus (ed.), Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, 87-133. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Art Museums, 2018. [link]

A Puzzling Pitcher. Index Magazine (Harvard Art Museums), 7/28/2015. [link]

Classical Art, Archaeology and History

Forum of Lepcis Magna. In P. L. Bonfitto (ed.), World Architecture and Society: From Stonehenge to One World Trade Center, 394-9. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2022. [link]

Amasis (Persian General), 58-9; Ariaramnes the Persian, 132; Artaphernes, son of Hystaspes, 157-8; Artobazanes, 166-7; Badres of Pasargadae, 215; Bagaeus, 216; Boges, 235-6; Nile River, 977-9; Nitetis, 982-3; Oeobazus of Cardia, 1001; Otanes (1), son of Pharnaspes, 1026-7; Patiramphes, 1060; Pausiris, 1065; Phanes, 1108-9; Thannyras, 1423. In C. Baron (ed.), The Herodotus Encyclopedia. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2021. [link]

(with D. Sneed) Ancient Glass in the University of Colorado Museum. University of Colorado Department of Classics Online Catalogue, 10/11/2018. [link]