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My Dura-Europos : the letters of Susan M. Hopkins, 1927-1935

Author: Susan M Hopkins; Bernard Goldman; Norma Goldman
Publisher: Detroit [Mich.] : Wayne State University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes life from a woman's perspective at the excavation of Dura-Europos, an ancient site that contained many remarkable archaeological finds.

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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Susan M Hopkins; Clark Hopkins; Susan M Hopkins; Susan Mary Hopkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Hopkins; Bernard Goldman; Norma Goldman
ISBN: 9780814335888 0814335888
OCLC Number: 695683643
Description: xiv, 310 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Historical overview and the role of Susan M. Hopkins in the Dura campaigns --
Archaeology, war, and Syria --
Dura-Europos : discovery and recovery --
"Where the journey began" : the summer school at the American Academy in Rome --
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens : excavation experience at Olynthus --
Summer tour in Europe : with the Pillets in Paris --
The road to Beirut via Aleppo --
Maurice Pillet and his American crew --
Beirut to Dura : the journey to the site --
Letters from Dura-Europos : the first joint Yale University and French Academy excavation --
Trip to Baghdad --
Back at Dura : preparations to return to the USA --
Return via Deir ez-Zor, Palmyra, Aleppo, Beirut, Palestine, Jordan --
Traveling back to Greece via Cyprus and Rhodes --
Pillet and after --
The sixth, seventh, and eighth seasons, 1932-35 --
The Dura-Europos synagogue and its paintings --
The return trip of Mary Sue Hopkins Coates to Damascus and to Dura-Europos --
Addendum A: The seasons at Dura-Europos --
Addendum B: The chronology of Dura-Europos --
Addendum C: Those intrepid ladies --
Glossary.
Responsibility: [contextualized and annotated by] Bernard M. Goldman and Norma W. Goldman.

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