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Dimitris Plantzos

Dimitris Plantzos is an Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is the author of various articles and monographs on Greek art and archaeology, archaeological theory and classical reception. His Greek-language textbook on Greek Art and Archaeology, first published in 2011 by Kapon Editions, was published in 2016 in English and is now available by American publishers Lockwood Press in Atlanta, Georgia. He was co-editor, with Dimitris Damaskos, of the volume A Singular Antiquity. Archaeology and Hellenic Identity in 20th century Greece (published in Athens in 2008) and the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Greek Art (published in 2012; paperback edition 2018). His more recent books are: Archaeologies of the Classical, an overview of archaeological method in the post-positivist era, published in Athens by Eikostos Protos (2014); The Recent Future, a study of archaeological biopolitics in contemporary Greece, published in 2016 by Athenian publisher Nefeli; and his study The Art of Painting in Ancient Greece, published by Kapon Editions and Lockwood Press in 2018. He is co-director of the Argos Orestikon Excavation Project.