Maura Brennan

Maura Marlene Brennan

Professional Summary

Maura Brennan is a PhD candidate with a focus in Classical Archaeology. She graduated from The College of William & Mary in 2015 with degrees in Music and Classical Archaeology and recieved her MA from UC in 2018. Her research interests currently include the iconography, production, and dissemination of Archaic and Classical pottery. She has excavated and conducted research at the Athenian Agora and participated in the Mazi Archaeological Project, a regional landscape survey in Western Attica. Maura's first article, Lame Hephaistos, appeared in the ABSA, and examines various means of depicting Hephaistos's disability on pottery, and discusses connections between the images and literary descriptions of the god. Her dissertation examines the distribution of 4th century Attic red-figure pottery, focusing on sites in the Black Sea and Iberian Peninsula in contrast with material that remained in Athens itself. 

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