Archaeological Work on Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, 2000–2009

  title={Archaeological Work on Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, 2000–2009},
  author={Roger S. Bagnall and Paola Davoli},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={103 - 157}
If the past decade has not witnessed many great publicity coups for Egyptian archaeology of the period from Alexander to the Arab conquest, it has nonetheless been a period of striking developments, important discoveries, and significant change. We have been pleasantly surprised in compiling this newsletter by how many substantial site publications have appeared, sometimes for older excavations, sometimes for newer—the most extraordinary instance being the near-instantaneous publication of… 
Pottery Sherds for Writing: An Overview of the Practice
Two materially oriented revolutions have transformed the study of ancient documents in recent decades: first, a new interest in the ancient production of written artifacts; and second, the concern
Watering the Desert: Environment, Irrigation, and Society in the Premodern Fayyum, Egypt
Author(s): Haug, Brendan James | Advisor(s): Hickey, Todd M. | Abstract: Through a study of its natural environment and irrigation system, this dissertation investigates the evolution of the
From Luxury Product to Mass Commodity: Glass Production and Consumption in the Hellenistic World.
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Digital Resources and Bibliography
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Archaeological Work on Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, 1995–2000
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  • 2001
ander the Great (332 B.C.E.) to the conquest of Egypt by the Arab forces (641 C.E.).' The papyrological millennium, as it is sometimes called (although accurately only from a narrowly Greek
The Polish archaeological mission continued its work in Saqqara, west of the pyramid of Netjerykhet, from 30 August to 22 October 2006. 1 Archaeological work during this campaign was aimed at
The Ptolemaic–Roman Cemetery at the Quesna Archaeological Area*
The 2007 season of the Minufiyeh Archaeological Survey commenced with a topographic survey at Quesna, and continued with the opening of two test trenches to evaluate the results of a magnetometry
Alexandria: Excavations and preservation work 200½002
The Preservation and Archaeological Project at Kom el-Dikka is financed jointly by the Spreme Council of Antiquities and the Polish Centre of Archaeology of Warsaw University in Cairo. The campaign
Tell farama : Preliminary report on a season of polish-Egyptian excavations
At the initiative of Dr Mohammad Abdel Maqsoud, Director General of Lower Egyptian Antiquities, a team from the Polish Center of Archaeology in Cairo undertook a short campaign (11-28 August 2003) at
Quesna: the Ptolemaic and Roman cemetery
Following the geophysical survey at Quesna in 2006 (see EA 30 pp.33-35), in the 2007 season of the Minufiyeh Archaeological Survey test trenches were opened at the site to study further the
West Saqqara: In 2002
Uncovering part of the western edge of the alleged "dry moat" was the chief objective of work carried out by the Polish-Egyptian archaeological mission at Saqqara between September 14 and October 31,
Early roman glass from Marina el-Alamein
1 For excavations carried out by Prof. Dr. W.A. Daszewski's team from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and for the conservation of private residences in the town area, presently
Kom El-Dikka: Excavations, 1999/2000
All through the season, much effort was spent on essential landscaping, as well as accompanying archaeological work. Evacuation of soil and debris from various areas of the site was again one of the
Soknopaiou Nesos Project: The Resumption of the Archaeological Investigation. The settlement and its territory
The Centro di Studi Papirologici of Lecce University has been working in Soknopaiou Nesos since 2001, under the direction of Mario Capasso and Paola Davoli. After more than seventy years from the