Alexandria, Moustapha Pasha I

Marjorie S. Venit


2016 Visualizing the Afterlife in the Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egypt. New York: Cambridge University Press.
2015 Review of: Guimier-Sorbets, Anne-Marie, André Pelle and Mervat Seif el-Din. Renaître avec Osiris et Perséphone: Alexandrie, les tombes peintes de Kôm el-Chougafa. Antiquités Alexandrines, 1. Alexandrie: Centre d’Études Alexandrines, 2015 in: the Bryn Mawr Classical Review.
2012 “Oedipus in Egypt: An Oedipus Cycle in Graeco-Roman Tuna al-Gebel,” Festschrift for Zsolt Kiss, Institut des cultures méditerranéennes et orientales de l’Academie Polonaise des Sciences, Études et Travaux XXV: 402–416.
2012 “Alexandria” in: The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt. Oxford: Oxford University Press (ed. Christina Riggs) Chapter 7, pp. 102–121.
2010 “Referencing Isis in Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egypt: Tradition and Innovation,” in: Isis in Egypt: Egyptian Gods in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. Proceedings of the IVth International Conference of Isis Studies, Liège, November 27-29 2008. Michel Malaise in honorem (eds. Laurent Bricault and Miguel John Versluys) Leiden: Brill, 89 – 119.
2010 “Alexandria, Jews and Judaism in” in: The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism (eds. John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow).
2010 “Egypt as Metaphor: Decoration and Eschatology in the Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria” in: City and Harbour: The Archaeology of Ancient Alexandria and the North-Western Delta (eds. Damian Robinson and Andrew Wilson) Oxford: Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Monograph 5. School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, 243–257.
2009 “Theatrical Fiction and Visual Bilingualism in the Monumental Tombs of Ptolemaic Alexandria,” in: Alexandria: A Cultural and Religious Melting Pot (eds. George Hinge and Jens A. Krasilnikoff) Århus: Århus Studies in Classical Antiquity, 42–65.
2009 “Tombs” in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (editor-in-chief: Michael Gagarin) Oxford University Press.
2009 Review of Mark D. Stansbury-O’Donnell, Vase Painting, Gender, and Social Identity in Archaic Athens. Cambridge University Press, 2006 in: Classical Outlook 86.3, Spring 2009: 115.
2007 Review of Ann Steiner, Reading Greek Vases. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007, in: Classical Outlook 85.1: 51
2007 Review of Christina Riggs, The Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt. Oxford University Press, 2005, in:
2007 “Images of Alexandria,” in: Kalathos. Studies in Honour of Asher Ovadiah (ed. Sonia Mucznik). Assaph Studies in Art History, 2005–2006 (10–11) 483–496.
2007 Review of Jenifer Neils, The Parthenon Frieze. Cambridge University Press, 2001 and The Parthenon and its Sculptures edited by Michael B. Cosmopoulos. Cambridge University Press, 2004 in: Classical Outlook 84.2, Winter 2007, 89–90.
2006 “Point and Counterpoint: Painted Vases on Attic Painted Vases,” Antike Kunst 49: 29–41.
2005 Review of John H. Oakley, Picturing Death in Classical Athens. The Evidence of the White Lekythoi. Cambridge University Press, 2004 in: Classical Outlook, Fall 2005, 39.
2005 Review of Ancient Alexandria between Egypt and Greece (eds. W.V. Harris and G. Ruffini) Leiden: Brill (2004), Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.07.62.
2005 Review of Nécropolis I edited by J.-Y. Empereur and M.-D. Nenna (Études alexandrines 5). Cairo: Institut français d’archéologie orientale, 2001, Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 40 (2003) 197–198.
2004 “Illusion and Allusion: Painted Ceilings in Alexandrian Tombs of the Ptolemaic and Roman Periods” in: Plafonds et voutes a l’époque antique.Actes du VIIIe Colloque de l’Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique (AIPMA) 15–19 mai 2001: Budapest et Veszprém, Hungary (ed. Laszlo Borhy) Budapest: Pytheas Kft.: 121–128.
2004 Review article: “The remarkable western cemetery of Alexandria”: Nécropolis II , vols 1 and 2, edited by Jean-Yves Empereur and Marie-Dominique Nenna (Études alexandrines 7). Cairo: Institut français d’archéologie orientale, 2003, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 551−555.
2004 Biography of Clairève Grandjouan in: Breaking Ground: Women in Old World Archaeology.
2003 “A Reconsideration of the ‘Relief of the Gods’ from Brauron,” Antike Kunst (Basle) 46: 44–55.
2002 “Fit to be Tied: The Punishment of Eros and Two Vases by Euphronios in the Villa Giulia Museum” in: Essays in Honor of Dietrich von Bothmer (Andrew J. Clark and Jasper Gaunt with Benedicte Gilman, eds.) Allard Pierson Series, volume 14: 317–322.

Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria: The Theater of the Dead. New York: Cambridge University Press.
review: Bryn Mawr Classical Review

2002 “Ancient Egyptomania: The ‘Uses’ of Egypt in Graeco-Roman Alexandria” in: Leaving No Stones Unturned: Essays on the Ancient Near East and Egypt in Honor of Donald P. Hansen (ed. Erica Ehrenberg). Winona Lake, IL: Eisenbrauns: 261–278
2001 Review of William D.E. Coulson, Ancient Naukratis. Volume II, Part I: The Survey at Naukratis. Oxbow Monograph 60, Oxford 1996, Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 38: 148–149.
2001 Abstract: “The ‘Gods Relief’ from Brauron,” American Journal of Archaeology 105: 267–268.
2001 “Style, Substance, and the Efficacy of the Image in Tomb Painting of Roman Alexandria” in: La Peinture Funéraire Antique IVe siècle av.J.-C.–IVe siècle ap. J.-C. Actes du VIIe Colloque de l’Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique (AIPMA) 6–10 Octobre 1998. Saint Romaine-en-Gal - Vienne (under the direction of A. Barbet). Paris: Editions Errance: 137–142.
2001 Reviews of Günter Grimm, Alexandria. Die erste Königsstadt der hellenistischen Welt. Bilder aus Nilemetrople von Alexander dem Grossen bis Kleopatra VII. (Zaberns Bildbände zu Archäologie) Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1998 and Michael Pfrommer, Im Shatten der Pyramiden (Zaberns Bildbände zu Archäologie) Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1999, American Journal of Archaeology 105: 359-360.
2000 Review of Michel Chauveau, Egypt in the Age of Cleopatra. History and Society under the Ptolemies. (originally published as L’Égypte au temps de Cléopatre. Paris: Hachettes Littératures, 1997; translated by David Lorton) Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2000, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2000.11.01
1999 “The Stagni Tomb: Cultural Interchange and Gender Differentiation in Roman Alexandria,” American Journal of Archaeology 103: 641-669.
1999 Review of R.E. Witt, Isis in the Ancient World (reprint of Isis in the Graeco-Roman World, Cornell University Press: Ithaca 1971) Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore 1997, Women's Classical Caucus Newsletter 27: 23-25.
1999 Review of “The House of Ptolemy” Bryn Mawr Electronic Resources Review
1999 Review of Myth, Meaning, and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi by Michael Koortbojian. University of California Press, Berkeley 1995, Classical World 92.3: 302.
1998 “Women in their Cups,” Classical World 92.2: 117-130.
1998 Review of The Roman Goddess Ceres by Barbette Stanley Spaeth. University of Texas Press, Austin 1996, Classical World 91.5: 440-441.
1998 Reviews of Alexandria and Alexandrianism. Papers Delivered at a Symposium Organized by The J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities and Held at the Museum April 22–25, 1995. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu 1996 and Alexandria in Late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict by Christopher Haas. Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, American Journal of Archaeology 102: 453-455.
1997 “Elgin Marbles,” The World Book Encyclopedia.
1997 “The Tomb from Tigrane Pasha Street and the Iconography of Death in Roman Egypt,” American Journal of Archaeology 101: 701-729
1996 “Painting, section V: Early painting: Prehistoric painting; Egyptian painting; Aegean Painting, Greek painting; Etruscan painting, Roman painting” The World Book Encyclopedia.
1996 Abstract: “A New Painted Tomb from Roman Alexandria,” American Journal of Archaeology 100: 393.
1995 “My Summer Vacation...,” Newsletter of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens Fall, no. 36: 11.
1995 Review of Euphronios. Atti del Seminario Internazionale di Studi. Arezzo 27–28 Maggio 1990 edited by G.C. Gianferoni, M. Cygielman, and M. Iozzo. Florence and Milan 1992, American Journal of Archaeology 99: 362–363.
1995 “Apelles,” “Geometric style,” “Farnese Bull,” “Lysippus,” “Phidias,” “Praxiteles,” “Venus de Milo,” “Winged Bull,” “Winged Lion,” and “Winged Victory” in: The World Book Encyclopedia.
1994 Abstract: “Fit to be Tied: The Punishment of Eros and Two Vases by Euphronios,” American Journal of Archaeology 98: 305. 
1993 “The Landscape of Life: Allegory and Allusion in an Alexandrian Tomb Painting” in: Alexandrian Studies in Memoriam Daoud Abdu Daoud (Societé Archéologique d'Alexandrie Bulletin 45) (ed. Nabil Swelim) 383–390.
1993 “Archaeological Institute of America. Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement. Evelyn Byrd Harrison,” American Journal of Archaeology 97: 295–296.
1991 Review of Der Antimenesmaler by Johannes Burow. Philipp von Zabern, Mainz/Rhein 1989, American Journal of Archaeology 95: 551–552.
1989 “Herakles and the Hydra in Athens in the First Half of the Sixth Century B.C.,” Hesperia 58: 99–113.
1989 “The Painted Tomb from Wardian and the Antiquity of the Saqiya in Egypt,” Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 26: 219–222.
1988 “The Caputi Hydria and Working Women in Classical Athens,” Classical World 81: 265–272.
1988 Greek Painted Pottery from Naukratis in Egyptian Museums (American Research Center in Egypt Catalogs, volume 7 [Ancient Naukratis Project, vol. 6]). Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns for the American Research Center in Egypt, Inc.
1988 “The Painted Tomb from Wardian and the Decoration of Alexandrian Tombs,” Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 25: 71–91.
1987 Abstract: “A Unique Alexandrian Painted Tomb Reconsidered,” American Journal of Archaeology 91: 315.
1986 “Toward a Definition of Middle Assyrian Style,” Akkadica (Brussels) 50: 1–21.
1985 “Two Corinthian Alabastra in the Graeco-Roman Museum in Alexandria,” Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (Oxford) 71: 183–189.
1985 “Laconian Black Figure in Egypt,” American Journal of Archaeology 89: 391-398.
1984 “Early Attic Black Figure Vases in Egypt,” Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 21: 141–154.
1982 “The Greek Pottery,” in: Karen L. Wilson, Mendes. Preliminary Report on the 1979 and 1980 Seasons. Malibu: 27-29 and catalogue entries facing pls. XXII-XXVII.
1981 Abstract: “The Greek Pottery from Mendes, Egypt,” American Journal of Archaeology 85: 221.


“Alexandrian Monumental Hypogea: Reflections of the Afterlife in a Multicultural Society” in: Alexandria, from Alexander the Great to Hypatia. An Archaeological Guide to the Ultimate Cosmopolis of the Graeco-Roman Mediterranean (Kyriakos Savvopoulos, ed.), Kapon Editions.
Chapter 24: “Greek Mortuary Architecture” in: De Gruyter Handbook: Greek Architecture (Monika Trümper, ed.)
"Cults of Foreign Gods in Greater Greek and the Western Roman Empire," in: Oxford Bibliographies in Classics.
"Alexandria" in: The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of the Archaeology of Late Antiquity (Olof Brandt, Jodi Magness, and Leonard Rutgers, eds.).

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