Tag: Giza

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May 27, 2019

The 2D/3D conundrum: An epigraphic experiment from the early days of digital epigraphy

One of the challenges of epigraphic work consists of essentially converting three-dimensional artwork into a two-dimensional representation on paper (or on-screen). This note summarizes an experiment in solving one aspect of this conversion problem.

Peter Der Manuelian

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Sep 2, 2019

Die Kultkammer des Ka-ni-nisut im Kunsthistorischen Museum Wien

This richly illustrated work by Regina Hölzl is dedicated to the mastaba of the royal official Kaninisut: its discovery, the purchase of the tomb’s cult chamber for the museum where it is to be visited today, and its relief decoration.

Précis and commentary by Júlia Schmied

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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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Dec 15, 2021

The Mastabas of Qar and Idu G 7101 and 7102 - Digitally Revised and Enhanced Edition

The chapter by chapter web version of the book, The Mastabas of Qar and Idu, written by William Kelly Simpson in 1976, with contributions or drawings by Dows Dunham, Suzanne Chapman, Hansmartin Handrick, Alexander Floroff, Timothy Kendall, Nicholas Thayer, and Lynn Holden. Based upon the excavations and recording of George Andrew Reisner, Alan Rowe, William Stevenson Smith, and T. R. D. Greenlees. Museum of Fine Arts-Harvard University Expedition.

by William Kelly Simpson

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Jul 24, 2020

Tomb of Queen Meresankh III – A 3D tour through the Old Kingdom mastaba at Giza

Queen Meresankh III is the owner of the 4th Dynasty mastaba G7530-7540, one of the most beautiful and best-preserved tombs in the Eastern Cemetery of Giza, Egypt. Meresankh was the granddaughter of king Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid, and the wife of king Khafre.

Created by Archimedes Digital

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