Emeritus Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Greek, Near Eastern and Persian archaeology and art.
Ancient research activities : Excavation reports; studies in Greek vases, sculpture, gem engraving, history of art; burial customs; trade and diffusion of Greek art overseas.
Sir John Boardman is one of the foremost experts on ancient Greek art. Having served as Assistant Director of the British School at Athens between 1952 and 1955, he was Assistant Keeper at the Ashmolean Museum and later Lincoln Professor in the University of Oxford between 1978 and his retirement in 1994.
The Oxford Illustrated History of the Roman World edited by Sir John Boardman, Griffin Jasper and Oswyn Murray (Oxford University Press, 2001 new edition).
Greece and the Hellenistic World (The Oxford History of the Classical World) Vol. 1 edited by Sir John Boardman, Jasper Griffin and Oswyn Murray (Oxford University Press, 1988)
The Oxford History of the Classical World edited by Sir John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray (Oxford University Press, 1986).