Ancient Gems and Their Connection to Coins: An Introduction
with Paweł Gołyźniak
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
5:30 pm Reception
6:00 pm Lecture
A subscription dinner will be held following the event for $85 per person.
This lecture will give an overview of the study of ancient engraved gems and their relationship to coins. Various engraving techniques and materials will be discussed, placing these precious objects in their historical and political settings.
Paweł Gołyźniak works as a Research Fellow in the Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University in Krakow. His research interests include engraved gems (ancient and neo-classical), Roman Republican and Augustan numismatics, history of antiquarianism, collecting and scholarship as well as 18th century drawings of intaglios and cameos and the legacy of antiquary and connoisseur Philipp von Stosch (1691-1757).