Wharton, “Good and Bad Images: Dura,” Art History, 1994 Reprinted in Late Antique and Medieval Art of the Mediterranean World, Blackwell Anthologies in Art History, 2007.
Wharton, “Ritual and Reconstructed Meaning: The Neonian Baptistery in Ravenna,” Art Bulletin, 1987 Included in the 2011 centennial collection of the best articles published in the Art Bulletin.
Wharton, Jerusalem’s Zions, Journal of Material Religion, 2013 Editors’ choice: one of ten articles to appear in the Tenth Anniversary Collection of the Journal of Material Culture.
Wharton, Jewish Art, Jewish art, Images, 2007 Published as the preview article of the first issue of the journal Images.
Wharton, “Erasure: Eliminating the Space of Late Ancient Judaism,” in From Dura to Sepphoris: Studies in Jewish Art and Society in Late Antiquity, ed. Lee L. Levine, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series, no. 40 (Ann Arbor, MI: 2000), 195-214.