About the Authors

  • Faya Causey
    Faya Causey is the former head of academic programs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London; and a past Getty Scholar (2017–18) and Getty Guest Researcher (2018–19). She was educated at the University of California, receiving her BA at UC Riverside and her MA and PhD degrees at UC Santa Barbara. Causey has lectured and published widely, primarily on amber, antiquity, and modern artists and architects whose work relates to the ancient world. She is also the author of Amber and the Ancient World (Getty Publications, 2012).