Tag: coffin

Project (3 entry/entries)

Mar 2, 2020

From Pencil to Photoshop: Creating a Hypothetical Version of Tomb KV 63’s Damaged Coffin C

In 2006, Dr. Ray Johnson, the director of the Epigraphic Survey in Luxor, contributed to the Amenmesse Project/KV 10⎼KV 63 by lending me and my artistic skills to draw the coffins found by Dr. Otto Schaden † and his team in the Valley of the Kings.

Susan Osgood

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Apr 13, 2020

Three Ancient Egyptian Coffins at Harvard University

Some of our Egyptological work at Harvard centers around 3D modeling as a research and teaching tool, digital epigraphy, graphic design and book production. Our Giza Project at Harvard, now in its twentieth year...

Peter Der Manuelian

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Jun 24, 2021

Documenting "Yellow" Coffins from Bab el-Gasus

When in 2009 the author was entrusted with the mission of producing a catalogue of the coffin sets of the so-called "Eighth Lot of Antiquities" from Bab el-Gasus (Sousa 2017), he could hardly imagine that this would be a turning moment of his life as a researcher.

Rogério Sousa

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Reading (1 entry/entries)

Dec 4, 2020

Rishi Coffin fragments from the Western Cemetery at Giza

The Harvard University – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition at the Old Kingdom site of Giza has uncovered significant material from later periods of Ancient Egyptian history, including fragments of a “rishi” type coffin now preserved in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Précis and commentary by Júlia Schmied

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Sketchfab (2 entry/entries)

Jul 2, 2020

Sketchfab models of three Ancient Egyptian Coffins at Harvard University

The three mummy cases at the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East belong to three Egyptians employed in Temple of Amun-Re at Karnak: Pa-di-mut, a priest and metal engraver, Ankh-khonsu, a doorkeeper and Mut-iy-iy, a singer, all from Dynasty 22 (about 945–712 BC).

Created by Peter Der Manuelian and Mohamed Abdelaziz

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Nov 26, 2021

The Book of the Dead in 3D. Digital Analysis, Visualization and Dissemination of the Funerary Culture of Ancient Egypt

Since 2015, the Book of the Dead in 3D project has produced eighteen 3D models of previously unpublished ancient Egyptian coffins, which are kept in the storage rooms of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at UC Berkeley and in other Egyptological collections in California and in the US. These 3D models are currently available on the project’s website and on its Sketchfab page.

Rita Lucarelli

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