People

  • Dr. Anna Karapanagiotou, Co-Director

    Ephor, ΛΘ’ Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Tripolis, Arcadia

    • Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project
    • ΛΘ’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Tripolis, Arcadia

    Dr. Anna Karapanagiotou is the Director of 39th Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Arkadia. Her doctoral thesis deals with the image of woman in Athens of the late Hellenistic and Roman imperial times through the study of funerary monuments. Since 1996, Dr. Karapanagiotou deals systematically with the archaeological research of Arkadia and has conducted numerous excavations in the area, such as the discovery of the Arkadian city of Trapezous in the vicinity of Mount Lykaion. She has taught Classical Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Management at the University of Peloponnisos (Kalamata); she has given lectures at Greek and foreign universities and has participated in scientific conferences in Greece and abroad. Her special interests and publications relate to topics on ancient Greek sculpture, topography and settlements as well as on issues of archaeology and history of ancient Arkadia.

  • Dr. David Gilman Romano, Co-Director

    Co-Director and Field Director, Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project & Director of the Parrhasian Heritage Park Initiative

    • Archaeological Mapping Lab
    • Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project
    • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Dr. David Gilman Romano is the Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. He has been involved in archaeological work in Greece for 35 years and is a specialist in the Ancient Olympic Games, Greek and Roman cities and sanctuaries, ancient surveying, and modern cartographic and survey techniques to reveal and study ancient sites. He has directed the Corinth Computer Project since 1988, and he is the Director of the Archaeological Mapping Lab in the School of Anthropology. Dr. Romano is the Field Director and Co-Director of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, a founding member of the Parrhasian Heritage Park and Director of the Digital Augustan Rome project.

  • Dr. Mary E. Voyatzis, Co-Director

    Co-Director and Director of Finds, Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project

    • Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project
    • University of Arizona

    Dr. Voyatzis is a Professor of Archaeology in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. She also served as the Head of the Department of Classics for eight years. She has been doing archaeological field work in Greece since 1980 and specializes in ancient Greek sanctuaries, with a focus on the region of Arcadia. From 1990 to 1996 she was a Principal Investigator in the Norwegian excavations at the Sanctuary of Athena Alea at Tegea. She is the Co-Director of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project.