Tamás Kisbali, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of History, Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), where he teaches classes on the art of the Ancient Near East and Classical Antiquity. His main field of research is the art and archaeology of Asia Minor throughout the 1st millennium BC. In particular, the development of funerary architecture (including the question of connections between “built” and “rock-cut” forms) and the spread of iconographic schemes in the region. He co-organizes (with Nadezhda Nalimova; since 2014) the seminar “Art of the Ancient Mediterranean: Cultural Contact, Parallels and Influences” and participates in the organization of conferences and workshops concerning ancient art at the MSU.
Recent publications include:
“Orientalizing” Art in Anatolia (8th – 6th centuries B.C.). Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art, Vol. 9, 2019, 22-29.
The Meaning of Tomb Façades in 4th century BC South-Western Asia Minor. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art, Vol. 7, 2017, 119-127 (in Russian).
Understanding Parallels between Macedonian and Carian Funerary Architecture in the 4th century BC. In: Nalimova N., Zakharova A., Kisbali T.P. (eds.), Macedonian – Byzantine – Roman: The Art of Northern Greece from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Moscow, 2017, 36-53.