Cecilie Brøns is a postdoctoral fellow at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, where she directs a collaborative interdisciplinary research project on the polychromy of ancient art and architecture, financed by the Carlsberg Foundation. She received her PhD in Classical Archaeology in 2015 from the University of Copenhagen. She conducted her PhD research at The National Museum of Denmark, Department of Ancient Cultures of Denmark and the Mediterranean and in the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research (CTR) at the University of Copenhagen. Her post-doctoral research concentrates on ancient textiles and polychromy, particularly in relation to ancient sculpture. Her monograph, entitled Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Century BC, was recently published (Oxbow 2016). Together with professor Marie-Louise Nosch, she is the editor of the anthology Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean (2017). While at CHS, she explored the importance and effect of the senses for our perception and understanding of ancient sculpture.