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Karanis revealed : discovering the past and present of a Michigan excavation in Egypt

Author: Terry G Wilfong; Andrew W S Ferrara
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan : Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 2014. ©2014
Series: Kelsey Museum publication, 7.
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The excavations at the Graeco-Roman period Egyptian village of Karanis yielded thousands of artefacts. The Karanis material in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and the University of Michigan Library  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry G Wilfong; Andrew W S Ferrara
ISBN: 9780974187396 0974187399
OCLC Number: 883141426
Description: viii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionKaranis in the Kelsey Museum Archives (Sebastian Encina)Notes on Three Archival Sources for the Michigan Karanis Excavations: The Record of Objects Books, the Division Albums, and the Peterson Manuscript (T. G. Wilfong)Silent Movies from the Michigan Expedition to Egypt (T. G. Wilfong)The Michigan Papyrology Collection and Karanis (Adam P. Hyatt)Karanis Findspots and Stratigraphy (Thomas Landvatter)Karanis Revealed: Artifacts from the Exhibition (T. G. Wilfong and Andrew W. S. Ferrara)A Leather Cuirass Discovered at Karanis, Fayum, Egypt from the Late 3rd and Early 4th Centuries AD (Andrew W. S. Ferrara)Examination and Conservation Treatment of a Roman Leather Cuirass in the Collection of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology (Claudia Chemello)A Skeleton from the Michigan Karanis Excavation (Thomas Landvatter)The Granary C123 Sealings from Karanis (Jennifer Gates-Foster)A Rediscovered Agricultural Hinterland of Karanis (R. James Cook)Excavating the Karanis Archives and Finding Magic in the Kelsey Museum (Andrew T. Wilburn)The Karanis Housing Project: A New Approach to an Old Excavation (Andrew T. Wilburn, R. James Cook, and Jennifer Gates-Foster)The Threshold Papyri from Karanis (W. Graham Claytor)Reconstructing the Contexts of a Greek Musical Papyrus from Karanis (Rebecca A. Sears)The Sonic Landscape of Karanis: Excavating the Sounds of a Village in Roman Egypt (T. G. Wilfong)Listening to Karanis: The Mer-Wer Remix Project (John Kannenberg)AcknowledgmentsIndices
Series Title: Kelsey Museum publication, 7.
Responsibility: edited by T.G. Wilfong, with the assistance of Andrew W.S. Ferrara.


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