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Death in 3D: Studying networks of funerary monuments, mortuary practices and elites in First Millennium BCE Egypt - 03-04-05/07/2018, München (Germany)




International workshop, LMU Munich, 3 – 5 July 2018.  A workshop of the Graduate School Distant Worlds (GSDW) and the program “LMU - UCB Research in the Humanities”.


FECHA /DATE/DATA: 03-04-05/07/2018


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Lecture hall, Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (SMÄK), Gabelsbergerstr.35 (München, Germany)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Ralph Birk ; Melanie Flossmann-Schütze ; Rita Lucarelli ; Alexander Schütze







Tuesday, 3 July 2018

14:00–14:30    Opening

Part 1: Psametik’s monuments (chair: Ralph Birk)

14:30–15:00    Rita Lucarelli (UC Berkeley): “The text on the sarcophagus’ lid of Psametik and its earlier sources”
15:00–15:30    Ramadan Hussein (University of Tubingen): “The Saqqara Saite Tombs Project: Digital documentation and text studies”
15:30–16:00    Coffee break
16:00–16:30    Alexander Schütze (LMU): “From prosopography to social network analysis: Studying the administrative titles of Psametik”
16:30–17:15    General discussion

18:00–19:00    Sound installation “The Pomegranate Tree”
20:00–            Speakers’ dinner


Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Part 2: Related studies (chair: Alexander Schütze)

10:15–10:45    Melanie Flossmann-Schütze (GSDW): “Burials of the Hermopolitan elite and priests at Tuna el-Gebel/Hermopolis West”
10:45–11:15    Ralph Birk (GSDW): “Monuments, priests and titles: Perspectives from Ptolemaic Thebes”
11:15–11:45    Patrizia Heindl (GSDW): “High officials – 3D”
11:45–12:15    General discussion
12:15–14:00    Lunch

Part 3: New methods, new research questions (chair: Rita Lucarelli)

14:00–14:30    Arnulf Schlüter (SMÄK): “Naga 3D – more than 10 years of 3-D documentation in the Sudanese desert”
14:30–15:00    Chris Hoffman (UC Berkeley): “Photogrammetry and immersive visualization in the Hearst Museum”
15:00–15:30    Coffee break
15:30–15:50    Elisa Roßberger (GSDW): “Semantizing Ancient Near Eastern seals and sealings: The DigANES-Project”
15:50–16:10    Alexander Sollee (GSDW): “Potential and limitations of 3D-photogrammetry in archaeological fieldwork”
16:10–16:30    Robert Schiestl (LMU): “Digital landscapes: Reconstructing the ancient northwestern Nile delta from space and on
the ground”
16:30–17:15    Final discussion

18:30–            Meet and greet (Institute for Egyptology, Katharina-von-Bora-Str. 10, library)



Thursday, 5 July 2018

9:30–               Team building activity (closed meeting of all speakers)



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