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Join us at 9:30 am Pacific on February 22nd, for the fifth lecture in the Badè Museum‘s virtual series, Women and Gender in the Phoenician Homeland and Diaspora.

This program is hosted by the Badè Museum in partnership with UC Berkeley’s Archaeological Research Facility (ARF)  and East Carolina University. All the lectures in this series can be watched live on the ARF YouTube channel or later on the ARF & Bade YouTube channels.

Dr. Jessica Nitschke will present Dress and representation of women in visual culture

Jessica Nitschke is a Research Fellow in the Department of Ancient Studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and the editor of The Ancient Near East Today, a digital platform for public scholarship published by the American Schools of Overseas Research. Dr. Nitschke received her Ph.D. in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology from the University of California, Berkeley, and her research concerns the history and archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean in the first millennium BCE. She has carried out archaeological fieldwork at sites such as Tel Dor in Israel and Tell Timai in Egypt, and she is involved in the curation and study of Egyptian antiquities in South African collections. She co-edited Postcolonialism, Heritage, and the Built Environment: New Approaches to Architecture in Archaeology, published by Springer in 2020. Currently, she is working on a monograph on the Alexander Sarcophagus from Sidon.