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Penelope J E Davies

Penelope J. E. Davies is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas, Austin. She earned her PhD in Classical Archaeology from Yale University, Connecticut. Her work focuses on public monuments of Rome and their propagandistic functions. Author of Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius (Cambridge, 2000), she also co-authored Janson's History of Art, 7th and 8th editions (2006, 2011).