Marta E. Ameri

Assistant Professor of Art

Office: Bixler 163 [ campus map ]
Box 5645

Phone: 207-859-5645
Fax: 207-859-5635
Mailing Address:
5645 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8856
Office Hours:
MW: 10-11 am, Tu: 2-3pm
Ameri, Marta E.


Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. New York, NY
Ph.D. in Art History and Archaeology, 2010

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient and Medieval Art
  • Islamic Art
  • South Asian Archaeology
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Seals and Sealing Technology in the Ancient World

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
AR101W AReading Images
AR126 AArt and Architecture of the Islamic World, 1258-1914
AR215 AArt and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East and Egypt
AR323 ADestroying Culture: Iconoclasm from Antiquity to Today


M. Ameri, 2014, “Report on the Seal Impressions and Related Small Finds” in T. Raczek, V.S. Shinde and G. Possehl eds. Gilund Excavations 1999-2005.
M. Ameri, “Regional Diversity in the Indus: The Evidence of the Seals” in Abraham, S, Gullapali, P., Raczek, T. and Rizvi, U. eds. Connections and Complexity: New Approaches to the Archaeology of South and Central Asia, Studies in Honor of Gregory L. Possehl. Left Cost Press, 2013, p. 355-74
M. Ameri, “Middle Asian Interconnections at the turn of the Second Millennium BC:
Locating the Foreign Elements in the Gilund Seals and Seal Impressions.” In T.P. Raczek and V. Shinde
Eds. The Gilund Project: Excavations in Regional Context, South Asian Archaeology 2007, Special
Sessions 2, BAR International Series, Archaeopress, Oxford, 2010, p. 41-50
G.L. Possehl, V. Shinde and M. Ameri, “The Ahar-Banas Complex and the BMAC”, Man and Environment
XXIX(2): 2004, p. 18-29.
V. Shinde, G.L. Possehl and M Ameri, “Excavations at Gilund 2001-2003: The Seal Impressions and Other Finds”, in U. Franke-Vogt and H. Weisshaar eds., South Asian Archaeology 2003, Aachen, 2005, p. 159-169.


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