Jane DeRose Evans, Ph.D.

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Jane DeRose Evans, Ph.D.

Jane DeRose Evans specializes in the archaeology of the Roman provinces, and especially in ancient numismatics.  She received a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has authored two books, one on the use of Roman myth to promote family genealogies on art of the Republican and Augustan Periods; and one on the excavation coins from Caesarea Maritima, Israel.  She has also written for and edited A Companion to Roman Republican Archaeology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).  She has published about coins, artistic programmes in the Theater of Pompey, and excavations in Javols, France in the American Journal of Archaeology, American Journal of Numismatics, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Classical World, Gallia, Latomus, Near Eastern Archaeology, Quaderni Ticinesi, and Transactions of the American Philological Association.   She is a Fellow of the American Numismatic Society and currently a board member of the American Schools of Oriental Research.  Her excavations in Javols, France have concluded, and she is now a numismatist for the Bir Madhkur, Jordan (George Washington University) and Sardis, Turkey (Harvard and Cornell Universities).  She is preparing a multi-author volume on Field C at Caesarea Maritima (ASOR press) and a monograph on the excavation coins, 1973-2012, from Sardis (Harvard University Press).