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Karanis, an Egyptian town in Roman times

Karanis, an Egyptian town in Roman times

discoveries of the University of Michigan expedition to Egypt (1924-1935)

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Published by Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Karanis (Extinct city),
  • Romans -- Egypt,
  • Karanis (Extinct city) -- Antiquities, Roman,
  • Kawm Awshīm (Egypt) -- Antiquities, Roman,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities, Roman -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Elaine K. Gazda.
    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsGazda, Elaine K., 1943-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20339624M

      During the lecture, Arthur Verhoogt discussed a number of letters and other documents preserved on papyri that all give insights into the life of Egyptian soldiers in the Roman army. All of the fragments came from the Egyptian village of Karanis and date to the first two centuries AD, as this is the focus of Verhoogt’s ongoing research. Images of Empire. Flavian Fragments in Rome and Ann Arbor Rejoined by Gazda, Elaine K., & Haeckl, Anne E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    E.K. Gazda ed., Karanis, An Egyptian Town in Roman Times: Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt () (Ann Arbor ) is . Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman limes by. Elaine Gazda recorded that Karanis supplied “twenty-four tunics and eight cloaks for the years AD ” It took the community three years to make them. The temples. were once maintained by donation but by Roman times, this, too, was a was the duty of the centurions to keep the peace.

    3) Gazda, E.K. (edit.), Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times, (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan). 4) Higachi, E.I., Conical Glass Vessels from Karanis: Function and Meaning in a Pagan/Christian Context in Rural Egypt, (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan). The Kelsey Museum plans to continue with its program of putting past exhibitions on-line; currently in-progress is a greatly expanded version of the popular exhibition "Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times" and an on-line version of the recent exhibition "Preserving Eternity", for .


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From "Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times" page 4. The Egyptian government granted nea objects to the University of Michigan ; this is the origin of the unique collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the Kelsey Museum, which is named after the man behind the project.

Karanis, An Egyptian Town in Roman Times by Elaine K. An Egyptian town in Roman times book at Karanis, a town in Egypt's Fayum region founded around BC, housed a farming community with a diverse population and a complex material culture that lasted for hundreds of years.

Ultimately abandoned and partly covered by the encroaching desert, Karanis eventually proved to be an extraordinarily rich. Gazda, Elaine K.,and Terry G. Wilfong. Karanis, an Egyptian Town in Roman Times: Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt ( ).

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, Figure 4. Part of mummified crocodile in the inner sanctuary of the North Temple at Karanis.

Kelsey Archives * * * * * Read more about the Egyptian cult of the crocodile in the chapter “The Temples and the Gods,” in Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times, by Elaine K. Gazda (2nd ed., ). Elaine is the author of our three bestselling books — Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times, The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii: Ancient Ritual, Modern Muse, and Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii — and has also been an extraordinary fundraiser and advocate for the museum.

And of course, she has. Today, we probably know more about Karanis than any other town in the ancient Fayoum. The architectural, material and papyrological records preserved by the excavators provide us with a thorough view of how life must have been during Greco-Roman times.

Indeed, much of the domestic architecture of Karanis still exits and its two temples are well. "Prepared in conjunction with the exhibition, Karanis: an Egyptian town in Roman times, held at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology from March 12 to J "--Title page verso.

"Errata" and "Exhibition checklist": [5] p. inserted. About Artifact: According to Kelsey publication Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times, the number of wooden reading stands found in the U-M excavations of –35 indicates that literacy, while by no means universal, had been attained by more than a few.

Kelsey Museum (Gazda, Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times, Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt (–), Ann Arbor, 40, Fig.

70). Wilfong, T. Forthcoming. "Kom Aushim (Karanis)". In: The Encyclopedia of Egyptian Archaeology, edited by K Bard. New York: Garland Press. Synthetic and Analytical Studies. Gazda, E.

Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times. Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt (). Ann Arbor: Kelsey Museum of. Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times, ed. by Elaine K.

Gazda (illustrated HTML at Michigan) Filed under: Lisht Site (Egypt) The Pyramid Complex of Senwosret I (South Cemeteries of Lisht, v3; New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, ), by Dieter Arnold, contrib. by Dorothea Arnold, Felix Arnold, and Cheryl Ward Haldane (page images and PDF.

The cult of Harpocrates flourished in Egypt during the Roman era; and we know from three notices in the tax rolls that there was a priest of his cult at Karanis Moreover, many additional images of Harpocrates, in paintings as wellas terracotta figurines, were found in the granaries and houses throughout the town, indicating that the god was.

Karanis; Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times(Online version of Course Packet reading) Toys & Games from Karanis (Online exhibit) Various artifacts from Karanis (The Kelsey On-Line: The Roman Site of Karanis, Egypt) Music in Roman Egypt (Online exhibit featuring artifacts mainly from Karanis) A Taste of the Ancient World: Feeding Karanis.

WEB Religion and Death in Roman Egypt [Website-Michigan] WEB Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times [Website-Michigan] Syria/Judea Josephus ( after 93 CE): Complete Works from Livy, History of Rome, Book XXXIX [At this Site] Roman Religiones Licitae and Illicitae, c.

BCE - CE [At this Site] Different reactions to different. Karanis: An Egyptian town in Roman times, Edited by Elaine K. Gazdaby. A velvet Silence And all our regular features, book reviews and news of Egyptological meetings and events around the country and a list of the many Egyptology societies in the UK and abroad.

Karanis, an Egyptian Town in Roman Times: Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt (). Ann Arbor. Husselman, E. M., & Peterson, E. Karanis Excavations of the University of Michigan in Egypt, Topography and Architecture: A Summary of the Reports of the Director, Enoch E.

Peterson. Ann Arbor. Elaine K. Gazda, ed., Karanis, an Egyptian Town in Roman Times: Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt (), Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, Bernard P.

Grenfell, Arthur S. Hunt, David G. Hogarth, Fayum Towns and their Papyri, London: Offices of the Egypt Exploration Fund, This is a list of known ancient Egyptian towns and cities. The list is for sites intended for permanent settlement and does not include fortresses and other locations of intermittent habitation.

Use Ctrl + F and enter the town's name or alternative name for convenience.Egyptian Law-Courts in Ptolemaic and Hellenistic Times. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology pages Allam, S. Aspects de la vie sociale, juridique et municipale a Deir-el-Medineh. Egypte pharaonique: pouvoir, Societe.

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