On episode 12 of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Sanchita Balachandran, Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum and founder of the non-profit Untold Stories. Sanchita Balachandran earned her Master’s in Art History with an advanced certificate in Art Conservation at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Preservation Studies at the University of Delaware.
Listen in, as she speaks to us about the sensory experience of ancient potters and painters, her experimental archaeology project at Johns Hopkins, and the underdrawings on Greek painted pottery.
Interested in learning more? Check out this related article by Sanchita Balachandran:
Bringing Back the (Ancient) Bodies: The Potters’ Sensory Experiences and the Firing of Red, Black and Purple Greek Vases
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Additional Resources Related to this Episode
Balachandran, S. 2018. “Uncovering Ancient Preparatory Drawings on Greek Ceramics.”
Balachandran, S. 2019. ““The ‘Peculiar Problems’ of Preservation: Life, Death, and the Afterlife in the Museum.”
Balachandran, S. 2020. “Thinking Work”: What Can Ancient Drawings Tells Us About the People Who Made Them?”
“Mysteries of the Kylix”: A film of Sanchita Balachandran’s class trying to make red-figure vases
Sanchita Balachandran’s Personal Website
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An amazing podcast episode.
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