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Dr. Averett is Associate Professor of Archaeology at Creighton University and the assistant director of the Athienou Archaeological Project on Cyprus. She also serves as the President for the Lincoln-Omaha Archaeological Institute of America chapter. Her research area includes Cypriot art and archaeology, with special focus on terracotta figurines and Iron Age religion in the Eastern Mediterranean. She has published articles on terracotta figurines, the site of Athienou-Malloura in Cyprus, and on digital archaeology and 3D imaging in the American Journal of Archaeology, Antiquity, and the Journal of Field Archaeology; she co-edited the volume Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology and co-authored Visualizing Votive Practice: Exploring Limestone and Terracotta Sculpture from Athienou-Malloura through 3D Models (2019).

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12/28/2018Erin Averett
By Erin Averett, Sarah E. Bond, Derek Counts, and Bethany Wasik   The following post is meant as a impromptu guide to pitching your monograph or edited volume focused on the ancient Mediterranean to an editor at the national conference of the SCS-AIA in San Diego. The catalyst for its formation is a conversation on Twitter with Chelsea Gardner and other young professionals within the fields of classical archaeology, ancient history, and classical philology, who sought advice on pitching their work to editors. The helpsheet was crowdsourced as a google doc between a number of...

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