Dan Diffendale

AMS Research Fellow
108 Swallow Hall

BA, Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2005

Ph.D., Classical Art & Archaeology, University of Michigan, 2017

Research Interests

Greek & Roman archaeology and material culture; Roman architecture; ancient Mediterranean religious practice;
volcanic building materials; digital humanities.

Courses Taught

AMS 1105: The Archaeology of Ancient Lives

Select Publications
  • D.P. Diffendale, F. Marra, M. Gaeta & N. Terrenato 2018, “Combining geochemistry and petrography to provenance Lionato and Lapis Albanus tuffs used in Roman temples at Sant’Omobono, Rome, Italy.” Geoarchaeology 2018, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/gea.21702
  • I. Battiloro, M. Mogetta, with contributions by M. Barretta, D.P. Diffendale, L. D’Esposito, M.C. Harder, G. Pardini, M. Pignataro, A. Russo & I. Varriale 2018, “New Investigations at the Sanctuary of Venus in Pompeii: Interim Report on the 2017 Season of the Venus Pompeiana Project.” Fasti Online Documents & Research, no. 425. http://www.fastionline.org/docs/FOLDER-it-2018-425.pdf
  • D.P. Diffendale, P. Brocato, N. Terrenato & A.L. Brock 2016, “Sant’Omobono: an interim status quaestionis.” Journal of Roman Archaeology 29, 7–42. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047759400072032
  • D.P. Diffendale 2016, “Five Republican monuments. On the supposed building program of M. Fulvius Flaccus.” In P. Brocato, M. Ceci & N. Terrenato (Eds.), Ricerche nell’area dei templi di Fortuna e Mater Matuta. Vol. I. Università della Calabria, pp. 141–166. https://hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:10593/
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