Kathleen Warner Slane
Professor Emerita of Art and Archaeology

Roman Art and Archaeology

  • AHA 3410: Roman Art and Archaeology
  • AHA 4005/7005: Topics: Death and Dying in Antiquity
  • AHA 4005/7005: Topics: Hellenistic Mediterranean
  • AHA 4005/7005: Topics: Roman Tombs and Burial Customs
  • AHA 4420/7420: Minor Arts of Antiquity
  • AHA 4440/7440 Roman Architecture
  • AHA 4460/7460: Roman Sculpture
  • AHA 8110: Introduction to Graduate Study
  • AHA 8420: Seminar in Roman Art and Archaeology
    • Roman Painting (Winter 2002)
    • Jalame and other Eastern Provincial Sites (Winter 2004)
    • Archaeology of Delos (Winter 2006)
    • Interpretation of Roman Pottery: east of the Theater (Spring 2008)
    • Roman “ideal sculpture:” ancient settings and archaeological contexts (Spring 2010)
    • Fundamentals of Roman Pottery (Winter 2012)
Select Publications


Kathleen Slane Wright. 1980. "A Tiberian Pottery Deposit from Corinth," Hesperia 49, pp. 135-177.

Kathleen Warner Slane, W. R. Biers, J. C. Biers and D. Soren. 1984. "Mirobriga: The 1983 Season," Muse 1983 , pp. 38-63.

Kathleen Warner Slane, J. C. Biers, J. Darling, C. Miksicek, and D. Soren. 1985. "Mirobriga: A Portuguese-American Project in Southern Portugal," Muse 1984 , pp. 35-54.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1986. "Two Deposits from the Early Roman Cellar Building, Corinth," Hesperia 55, pp. 271-318.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1987. "Italian Sigillata imported to Corinth," RCRFActa 25/26, pp. 189-205.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1988. "Chapter I: The Survey," "Chapter II: The Excavations in the Circus," "Chapter IV: The Pottery from Mirobriga," "Chapter V: Mirobriga and its History," "Appendix A: Finds from the Survey," "Appendix B: Locus Summaries and Finds from the Circus," and "Appendix F: Geology of the Site" in Mirobriga: Investigations at an Iron Age and Roman Site in Southern Portugal by the University of Missouri-Columbia, 1981-1986, ed. W. R. Biers, (British Archaeological Reports, International Series 451), Oxford. Chapter II and Appendix B with A. Leonard.

J. M. Elam, M. D. Glascock, and K. W. Slane. 1989. "A Re-examination of the Provenance of Eastern Sigillata A," inProceedings of the International Symposium on Archaeometry 1988, Toronto, p. 179-183.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1989. "Post-Classical Phialai," in E. G. Pemberton, Corinth XVIII.1, The Sancturary of Demeter and Kore: The Greek Pottery, Princeton, pp. 191-194.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1990. "Corinthian Ceramic Imports: Changing Patterns of Provincial Trade in the First and Second Centuries," in The Greek Renaissance in the Roman Empire. Papers from the Xth British Museum Classical Colloquium, (British Institute of Classical Studies Supplement 55, 1989 ), eds. S. Walker and A. Cameron, London, pp. 219-225.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1990. Corinth XVIII.2, The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: The Roman Pottery and Roman Lamps, Princeton.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1991. "Observations on Mediterranean Amphoras and Tablewares," in Rome and India: The Ancient Sea Trade, eds. V. Begley and R. De Puma, Madison WI, pp. 204-215.

Kathleen Warner Slane and M. W. Dickie. 1993. "A Knidian Phallic Vase from Corinth," Hesperia 62, pp. 483-505.

Kathleen Warner Slane, J. Michael Elam, Michael D. Glascock, and Hector Neff. 1994. "Compositional Analysis of Eastern Sigillata A and Related Wares from Tel Anafa (Israel)," Journal of Archaeological Science 21, pp. 51-64.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1994. "Identifying the Tetrarchy at Corinth: Pottery, Lamps and Other Finds from the Peribolos of Apollo," Hesperia 63, pp. 127-168.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1996. "Chapter 7: Other Ancient Ceramics Imported from the Mediterranean," in The Ancient Port of Arikamedu, New Excavations and Researches (1989-92), I, by V. Begley et al, (Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture).

Kathleen Warner Slane. 1997. "The Fine Wares ," in A. Berlin and K. W. Slane, Tel Anafa, II, i, The Hellenistic and Roman Pottery, (Journal of Roman Archaeology, supplementary series 10 , vol. II, i), ed. S. Herbert, Ann Arbor, pp. 247-406, including three appendices on technical analyses.

N. K. Rauh and K. W. Slane. 2000. “Possible amphora kiln sites in W. Rough Cilicia,” Journal of Roman Archaeology13, pp. 319-330.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2000. “East-west Trade in Fine Wares and Commodities: the View from Corinth,” RCRFActa36, pp. 299-312.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2001. “Pottery from the 1997 excavations,” in Chrysanthos Kanellopoulos, The "Late Roman Wall" - Temenos Enclosure and Surrounding Colonnade in the Sanctuary of Asclepios, Epidauros, (in Greek, with contributions by G. Antoniou and K.W. Slane), Committee for the Preservation of the Epidauros Monuments, Athens 2000, pp. 101-104.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2003. “Corinth’s Roman Pottery: Quantification and Meaning,” in Corinth, XX, The Centennary 1896-1996, ed. C. K. Williams, II and N. Bookidis, Princeton, pp. 321-335.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2004. "Amphoras – Used and Reused – at Corinth," in Transport Amphorae and Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean. Acts of an International Colloquium at the Danish Institute of Athens, 26-29 September 2002, (Monographs of the Danish Archaeological Institute at Athens) eds. J. Lund and J. Eiring, pp. 361-369.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2004. “Corinth: Italian sigillata and other Italian imports to the early Colony,” in Early Italian sigillata. The chronological framework and trade patterns (BABESCH Supplement 10) eds. J. Poblome, P. Talloen, R. Brulet and M. Waelkens, Leuven, pp. 31-42.

Kathleen Warner Slane and Guy D.R. Sanders. 2005. “Corinth: Late Roman Horizons,” Hesperia 74, pp. 243-297.

Kathleen Warner Slane and Jodi Magness. 2005. “Jalame Restudied and Reinterpreted,” RCRFActa 39, pp. 257-261.

Kathleen Warner Slane with Mary E. H. Walbank. 2006. "Anointing and Commemorating the Dead: Funerary Rituals of Roman Corinthians," in Old Pottery in a New Century. Acts of an International Conference held in Catania, Sicily 22-24 April, 2004, eds. D. Malfitana, J. Poblome and J. Lund, pp. 377-387.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2008. "The End of the Sanctuary of Demeter on Acrocorinth," Hesperia 77, pp. 465-496.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2008. “Corinth’s Trade with the Adriatic,” RCRFActa 40, pp. 237-241.

Kathleen Warner Slane. in press. "Repair and Recycling in Corinth and the Archaeological Record," Pottery in the Archaeological Record, A View from the Greek World, (Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Danish Institute at Athens, June 19-21, 2008) eds. M. Lawall and J. Lund.

David Adan-Bayewitz, Kathleen Warner Slane, Frank Asaro and Robert Giauque. 2010. "Silver in Ancient Pottery: Context Matters." Journal of Roman Archaeology 23, pp. 137-160.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2011. "Repair and Recycling in Corinth and the Archaeological Record," Pottery in the Archaeological Record, A View from the Greek World, (Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Danish Institute at Athens, June 19-21, 2008) eds. M. Lawall and J. Lund, pp. 96-106.

Kathleen Warner Slane. 2012. "Remaining Roman: death in an eastern colony," JRA 25, pp. 441-455.

Kathleen Warner Slane and Evangelia Kiriatzi, 2014a. "Kythera al fresco: examination of late Roman cooking pots traded in the Aegean," in LRCW 4, Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and archaeometry - The Mediterranean: a market without frontiers, eds. N. Poulou-Papadimitriou, E. Nodarou and V. Kilikoglou, BAR-IS 2016 (I), Archaeopress 2014, pp. 907-918.

Kathleen Warner Slane, 2014b. "Cooking Pots: Scales of Distribution and Modes of Production in the Roman East,"RCRFActa 32, pp. 91-98.

Alan Johnston, Kathleen Warner Slane and Joanita Vroom, 2014c. "Kythera forty years on: historical Kastri revisited," Annual of the British School at Athens 109, pp. 1-62.