Michael Vickers

Archaeological Theory: Skeuomorphism

“Skeuomorphism in ancient Greece: a cost analysis”. In Material Worlds of the Aegean (eds. C. Tsoraki, S. Sherratt, R. Doonan) Oxford (forthcoming)

“Silver, horses and pots”. In D. Metzler (ed.) Massadifiori. Essays presented to Herbert Hoffmann on his 80th birthday (Wiesbaden, 2010) 351-67.

‘Art or Kitsch?’ Apollo Magazine (January 2007) 114-5. View

“The role of Greek ceramics in antiquity and today”, in the Proceedings of the Summer School “La ceramica greca”, Universita degli Studi, Lecce, 2001 (forthcoming).

“Materialwerte gestern und heute - eine kleine Geschichte über den Stellenwert griechischer Keramik“, Antike Welt 35 (2004) 63-9. View

“Material values past and present: the intellectual history of the study of Greek ceramics”, Studia Vasorum 1 (2002): www.studiavasorum.ro

“Potty prices”, Ad Familiares 23 (2002) 9-10. View

“Pots of silver?” History Today (February, 2002) 29-35. View

“‘Lapidary shock’: meditations on an Achaemenid silver beaker ‘from Erzerum’”, Proceedings of the Symposium on Caucasian Georgia in Achamenid and post-Achaemenid Times, Tbilisi 1997, in Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Iran und Turan 32 (2000) 261-73. View

Skeuomorphismus, oder die Kunst aus wenig viel zu machen (16. Trierer Winckelmannsprogrammm 1998), (Mainz, von Zabern, 1999).

“Antiquity and Utopia: the paradox in glass studies”, in Prehistory and History of Glassmaking Technology (American Ceramic Society, 1998) 17-31. View

“Glassware and the changing arbiters of taste”, Expedition. 39 (1997) 4-13. View

“Rock crystal: the key to cut glass and diatreta in Persia and Rome”, Journal of Roman Archaeology 9 (1996) 48-65. View

“Roman faceted silver, and its relationship to rock crystal and glass”, Silver Society Journal 8 (1996) 462-4. View

(with David Gill), Artful Crafts: Ancient Greek Silverware and Pottery (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1994; paperback, 1996).

“Hamilton, geology, stone vases and taste”, Proceedings of the British Museum Colloquium, "Sir William Hamilton, Collector and Connoisseur", 1996, in Journal of the History of Collecting 9 (1997) 263-74. View

(with David Gill), “They were expendable: Greek vases in the Etruscan tomb”, Actes de la Table ronde, “Vaisselle métallique, vaisselle céramique”, Nantes 1994, in Revue des études anciennes 97 (1995) 225-49. View

“Surface colour transfer from metal, ivory and stone to ceramic and glass”, in Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology 4, Materials Research Society Symposium, Cancun, 1994 (Pittsburgh, Pa., 1995) 189-99. View

“Material values past and present”, European Review: Interdisciplinary Journal of the Academia Europaea 2 (1994) 295-303 (presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academia Europaea, Parma 1994).

“Nabataea, India, Gaul and Carthage: reflections on Hellenistic and Roman gold and red gloss pottery”, American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994) 231-48. View

“Greek vases, down Mexico way”, Archaeological Review from Cambridge 11 (1992) 339-55. View

(with David Gill), “Reflected Glory: pottery and precious metal in classical Greece”, Jahrbuch des deutschen Archäologisches Instituts 105 (1990) 1-30. View

(with David Gill), “Pots and kettles”, Revue Archéologique 1989, 297-303. View

“The cultural context of ancient Greek ceramics: an essay in skeuomorphism“, in P.E. McGovern and M.D. Notis, eds.), Cross-craft and Cross-cultural Interactions in Ceramics (Ceramics and Civilization 4; Westerville, Ohio, 1989) 45-64 (presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, Pittsburgh, 1987).

(with Oliver Impey and James Allan), From Silver to Ceramic: the Potter's Debt to Metalwork in the Greco-Roman, Chinese and Islamic Worlds (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1986). View

Edited by M. Vickers, Pots and Pans. Proceedings of the Colloquium on Precious Metal and Ceramics in the Islamic, Chinese and Greco-Roman Worlds, Oxford 1985 (Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 3 [1986]). Authored “Silver, copper and ceramics in ancient Athens” (pp. 137-51). Co-authored (with Julian Raby), “Puritanism and positivism” (pp. 217-223). View

“Artful crafts: the influence of metalwork on Athenian painted pottery”, Journal of Hellenic Studies 105 (1985) 108-28, pls 4-6. View

“The influence of exotic materials on Attic white-ground pottery”, Proceedings of the Symposium “Ancient Greek and related pottery”, Amsterdam 1984 (Allard Pierson Series 5) (1984) 88-97.

“Les vases peints: image ou mirage?”, in F. Lissarague and F. Thelamon (eds.) Image et céramique grecque: Actes du Colloque de Rouen 1982 (Rouen, 1983) 29-42.