Nancy de Grummond

Professor of Classics
M. Lynette Thompson Professor of Classics
Distinguished Research Professor at FSU

Having served as director of excavations and archaeological research at Cetamura del Chianti since 1983, Professor de Grummond is working on updating the dig archives and supervising outstanding students in research. She is also placing emphasis on helping students get trained in Museum Studies. In 2023, friends and followers of Cetamura (donors, staff, professors, and students), enjoyed the 50th anniversary of the project and inaugural opening of the museum that will highlight the finds from Cetamura: The Museo Civico alle Origini del Chianti, “The Civic Museum at the Origins of Chianti,” located in Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy, near the site of Cetamura.

She is eager to involve students with museum work of all kinds at Gaiole, at the FSU Study Abroad Center in Florence and in Tallahassee.

Dr. de was recently elected as a member of the Society of Antiquaries of London (2019). Her book on Etruscan mirrors in collections in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. (Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum, U.S.A. fascicle 6) appeared in January, 2023.


Prospective Students: Prof. de Grummond is currently accepting M.A. students.

Research Interests
Etruscan and Roman Archaeology, Etruscan and Roman Myth and Religion