Dr. Rivka Gersht

Retired in Department of Classics
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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Department of Art History, Tel-Aviv University, 1982-1987. Advisor: Asher Ovadiah. Dissertation: The Sculpture of Caesarea Maritima (Summa cum Laude)

Graduate Student (MA), Department of Art History, Tel-Aviv University, 1974-1976. Advisor: Asher Ovadiah. Roman Sculpture in Israel (Summa cum Laude)

 For the complete CV: CV Gersht 2012



The Sdot Yam Museum Book of the Antiquities of Caesarea Maritima. Hakibbutz Hameuchad. Tel-Aviv (1999) [Hebrew with English abstracts].


Chapter One: Sculpture. In R. Gersht (ed.), The Sdot Yam Museum Book of the Antiquities of Caesarea Maritima. Hakibbutz Hameuchad. Tel-Aviv (1999) 15-47 [Hebrew with English abstract, Pp. 3*-5*].

The Decorated lintel from the Synagogue at Raqit (Appendices 2). In S. Dar, Raqit – Marinus' Estate on the Carmel, Israel. BAR International Series 1300, Oxford (2004) 178-189.

For the complete list: Publications Gersht 2012 January 


The Israel Science Foundation. Individual Research Grant no. 31/10 with Peter Gendelman (IAA): Reconstruction and Interpretation of the Decorative Program of the Late Antique Complex Located within Insula W2S3, Caesarea Maritima. 2010-2014

The Biblical Archaeology Society travel scholarship for participating the ASOR Meeting, November 20-23, Washington, DC. 1993

The Morris M. Pulver Scholarship Fund, Canada (c/o Tel-Aviv University) for Ph.D research. 1987

Scholarship, Italian Government, Rome, Italy. For studying the Roman Sculpture in Italy. 1982





Myth, Art and Propaganda in Ancient Rome

Consulting the Oracle: Prophesies in Greek Mythology

Secrets of Pompeii


Metamorphosis in Greek and Roman Mythology

Facing death in Ancient Rome

The Alien and the Marginal in the Roman World


Text and Image

Mysteries of Sleep in Greek and Roman Myths

Etruscan Life and Afterlife as Reflected in Art

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