Dr. Irene Bald Romano

Arizona State Museum; School of Anthropology; Art History

Dr. Romano is Deputy Director of the Arizona State Museum, Research Social Scientist in the School of Anthropology, and Research Professor in the Art History Department. Dr. Romano is a specialist in Greek and Roman cult practice. She has published articles on early Greek cult images, Greek and Roman images of deities in stone and terracotta, as well as votives given to deities. Romano is an archaeologist and has excavated and has been a part of excavation teams at various sites in the Mediterranean. She is currently working with the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project as a Senior Archaeologist. Romano is responsible for a study of the “monument landscape” at this important sanctuary of Zeus on top of a mountain in Arcadia, Greece.