Elizabeth J. Kessler

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Elizabeth J. Kessler



Elizabeth J. Kessler is a classical archaeologist. She has taught at The College of New Jersey as an adjunct professor of classical Greek, and at the City College of New York as an adjunct professor of art history. At Princeton, she has led precepts for Art 100 and 101, “History of Art from Antiquity to the Present,” and Art 202, “Greek Art: Ideal Realism.” Elizabeth received a B.A., magna cum laude, in classics from New York University (2003) and a M.A. in classical archaeology from Princeton University (2008). For the past decade, she has lectured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Current Research

Elizabeth’s dissertation is a study of the 4th-century C.E. mosaic in the House of Aion in Nea Paphos, Cyprus. 


“Tradition and Transmission: Hermes Kourotrophos in Nea Paphos, Cyprus,” in Antiquity in Antiquity: Jewish and Christian Pasts in the Greco-Roman World (Mohr Siebeck, 2008).