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David H. Wright

Professor Emeritus

Art from Augustus to Charlemagne

Ph. D., Harvard University, 1957


David Herdon Wright, age 88, passed away June 12, 2018. He taught at UC Berkeley from 1963-2009. Early Christian art was his speciality, he published widely on early Christian and Pagan manuscripts, coins, and sculptures. In the last few years of teaching he offered a course on classic film and another on UCB campus plan.


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