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David H. Wright

Professor Emeritus

Art from Augustus to Charlemagne

Ph. D., Harvard University, 1957


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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 widley on early Christian and Pagan manuscripts, coins, and sculptures. In the last few years of teaching he offered a course on classsic film and another on UCB campus plan.


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