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Kelsey Museum Publications Series

The Kelsey Museum has produced a number of books and pamphlets about its collections, exhibitions, archaeological fieldwork, and conferences. Many are available for purchase by mail order from our distributor ISD.

2017

The Countryside of Aphrodisias

By Christopher Ratté and Angela Commito

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2016

 

Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii

Edited by Elaine K. Gazda and John R. Clarke, with the assistance of Lynley J. McAlpine

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2015

 

Passionate Curiosities: Tales of Collectors & Collections from the Kelsey Museum

By Lauren E. Talalay and Margaret Cool Root

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2015

 

Rocks, Paper, Memory: Wendy Artin's Watercolor Paintings of Ancient Sculptures

By Christopher Ratté with Wendy Artin. Contributions by Katherine A. Larson

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2015

 

Death Dogs: The Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt

By T. G. Wilfong

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2014

 

Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam at the University of Michigan

By Christiane Gruber and Ashley Dimmig

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2014

 

Karanis Revealed: Discovering the Past and Present of a Michigan Excavation in Egypt

By T. G. Wilfong

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2013

 

Life, Death, and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt: The Coffin of Djehutymose in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

By T. G. Wilfong

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2012

 

Hours of Infinity: Recording the Imperfect Eternal

By John Kannenberg, foreword by Marc Weidenbaum, introduction by T. G. Wilfong

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2011

 

Archaeology and the Cities of Asia Minor in Late Antiquity

Edited by Ortwin Dally and Christopher Ratté

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2011

 

Building a New Rome: The Imperial Colony of Pisidian Antioch (25 BC-AD 700)

Edited by Elaine K. Gazda and Diana Y. Ng, in collaboration with Ünal Demirer

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2006

 

In the Field: The Archaeological Expeditions of the Kelsey Museum

By Lauren E. Talalay and Susan E. Alcock

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2005

 

Prehistorians Round the Pond: Reflections on Aegean Prehistory as a Discipline

Edited by J. F. Cherry, D. Margomenou, and L.E. Talalay

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2005

 

This Fertile Land: Signs and Symbols in the Early Arts of Iran and Iraq

Edited by Margaret Cool Root

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2004

 

Karanis, An Egyptian Town in Roman Times: Discoveries of the University of Michigan Expedition to Egypt (1924-1935)

Edited by E.K. Gazda, with a new Preface and updated Bibliography by T.G. Wilfong

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2001

 

Textiles from Karanis, Egypt in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology: Artifacts of Everyday Life

By Thelma K. Thomas

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2000

 

The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii: Ancient Ritual, Modern Muse

Edited by Elaine Gazda

 

 

1997

 

 

Leroy Waterman and the University of Michigan Excavations at Sepphoris, 1931: The Scientific Test of the Spade

By Elaine K. Gazda and Elise A. Friedland

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1997

 

 

Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt: From Prehistory to Late Antiquity

By Terry G. Wilfong

 

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1996

 

Images of Empire: Flavian Fragments in Rome and Ann Arbor Rejoined

By Elaine K. Gazda and Anne E. Haeckl

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1995

 

Preserving Eternity: Modern Goals, Ancient Intentions. Egyptian Funerary Artifacts in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

By Janet E. Richards and Terry G. Wilfong

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1990

 

Dangerous Archaeology: Francis Willey Kelsey and Armenia (1919-1920)

By Thelma K. Thomas

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1990

 

The President's Choice: A History of the Ruthven Collection, the Collector, and the Donor (1931-1971)

By Marti Lu Allen

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1984

 

The Art of Seals: Aesthetic and Social Dynamics of the Impressed Image from Antiquity to the Present

By Margaret Cool Root

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1983

 

In Pursuit of Antiquity: Thomas Spencer Jerome and the Bay of Naples (1899-1914)

Edited by Elaine K. Gazda

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1982

 

Wondrous Glass: Reflections on the World of Rome c.50 B.C. - A.D. 650

By Margaret Cool Root

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1982

 

A Scientist Views the Past: The Samuel A. Goudsmit Collection of Egyptian Antiquities

By Margaret Cool Root

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1980

 

A Victorian View of Ancient Rome: The Parker Collection of Historical Photographs in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

By Judith Keller and Kenneth A. Breisch

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1979

 

 

Faces of Immortality: Egyptian Mummy Masks, Painted Portraits, and Canopic Jars in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

By Margaret Cool Root

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1978

 

Guardians of the Nile: Sculptures from Karanis in the Fayoum (c. 250 BC - AD 450)

By Elaine K. Gazda with Carolyn Hessenbruch, Marti Lu Allen and Valerie Hutchinson

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1976

 

Greek Vases from Boston c. 600-300 B.C.

By Mary B. Comstock and Cornelius C. Vermeule

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1933

 

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: United States of America, Fascicle 3. University of Michigan, Fascicle 1

By Wilhelmina van Ingen

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1926

 

Excavations at Carthage 1925: A Preliminary Report

by Francis W. Kelsey

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