Christine Weber

Christine Marie Weber

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Christine is a second-year PhD student in Classical Archaeology specilizing in Aegean Prehistory. She received her BA in Art History and Archaeology with a minor in Ancient Mediterranean Studies from the College of Wooster in 2021.  Her undergraduate honors thesis, entitled “The Tel Kabri Wall and Floor Paintings: Microcosms of Mediterranean Middle Bronze Age Trade and Representations of a Canaanite Palatial Economy,” investigated the Aegean-style wall and floor paintings at Tel Kabri in Israel under an art historical lens while proposing a theoretical interpretation of the paintings as manifestations of Canaanite palatial economies. Christine’s primary research interests lie in the archaeology of the Middle Bronze Age Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, particularly ideas and theories of trade and interconnection. Beyond this, she is interested in practices of art and iconography in the Middle Bronze Age, espiecally wall paintings.

Education

BA: The College of Wooster Wooster, OH, 2021 (Archaeology, Art History)

Presentations

Paper Presentations

(11-19-2021. ) The Tel Kabri Wall and Floor Paintings: Microcosms of Mediterranean Middle Bronze Age Trade and Interconnection of Canaanite Palatial Economies .Chicago, Illinois . Conference.