Sara E. Cole

Sara E. Cole


Sara E. Cole is a PhD candidate in Ancient History at Yale University specializing in the visual and material culture of Graeco-Roman Egypt. Her research explores processes of cross-cultural exchange and hybridization in antiquity and their manifestations in the art historical and archaeological records. She is currently writing her dissertation, “Graeco-Egyptian Hybridization in Ptolemaic Egypt (ca. 323 – 30 BC): Visual Culture and Elite Identity.” Sara has served as a curatorial intern at the William King Museum in Abingdon, VA, the Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the Ancient Art Department of the Yale University Art Gallery. While at the YUAG, she curated an installation of late antique and early medieval art, the 2014 loan exhibition “Glass of the Ancient Mediterranean” for the McClung Museum, and an upcoming exhibition of ancient glass at Yale (date and title TBD). She has excavated at several archaeological sites in Egypt and is currently a member of the Kom al-Ahmer/Kom Wasit Archaeological Project in the western Delta. 

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