Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Demonthings: Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project

 [First posted in AWOL 19 November 2012, updated 22 May 2018]

Demonthings: Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project
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The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project is made up of a group of scholars from around the world focussing on the subject of demons in Ancient Egypt from its earliest times (Predynastic) to the Byzantine.

As in the past, demons abound in the media today—from tales of possession to the labeling of political policies as “demonic,” to the channeling of spirits for healing. Some of the most prevalent rituals in the ancient and modern worlds are those that are designed to target demons who were blamed for a host of physical and psychological ailments, problems, and afflictions. Other rites call upon helpful demons for protection and defense.

For the ordinary person in Ancient Egypt, they likely played a greater role in their everyday lives than the well-known gods Amun, Ra, Isis, Osiris, or Hathor.

One of our aims is to illuminate this darker side of Ancient Egyptian life.

Newly added to Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis Online, May 17 and 22, 2018

Newly added to Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis Online
Lichtheim, Miriam (1997). Moral Values in Ancient Egypt. Fribourg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: University Press / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
Bieberstein, Klaus (1995). Josua - Jordan - Jericho: Archäologie, Geschichte und Theologie der Landnahmeerzählungen Josua 1-6. Freiburg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: Universitätsverlag / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
Die Griechen und der Vordere Orient: Beiträge zum Kultur- und Religionskontakt zwischen Griechenland und dem Vorderen Orient im 1. Jahrtausend v. Chr. Edited by: Witte, Markus; Alkier, Stefan (2003). Freiburg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: Universitätsverlag / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
Morenz, Ludwig D (2004). Bild-Buchstaben und symbolische Zeichen: Die Herausbildung der Schrift in der hohen Kultur Altägyptens. Fribourg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: Academic Press / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
Sallaberger, Walther; Westenholz, Aage (1999). Mesopotamien: Akkade-Zeit und Ur III-Zeit. Freiburg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: Universitätsverlag / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
Charpin, Dominique; Edzard, Dietz Otto; Stol, Marten (2004). Mesopotamien: Die altbabylonische Zeit. Fribourg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: Academic Press / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
Koenen, Klaus (2003). Bethel: Geschichte, Kult und Theologie. Freiburg, Switzerland / Göttingen, Germany: Universitätsverlag / Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Open Access Journal: Internet Archaeology

[First posted in AWOL 21 March 2012. Updated 22 May 2018]

Internet Archaeology 
ISSN: 1363-5387
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Internet Archaeology has been publishing on the web since 1996 and is the premier e-journal for archaeology. Internet Archaeology is an open access, independent, not-for-profit journal. It publishes quality academic content and explores the potential of electronic publication through the inclusion of video, audio, searchable data sets, full-colour images, visualisations, animations and interactive mapping. Internet Archaeology is international in scope, a true journal without borders, and all content is peer-reviewed. Internet Archaeology is hosted by the Department of Archaeology at the University of York and digitally archived by the Archaeology Data Service.

Issue 50. Big Data on the Roman Table: new approaches to tablewares in the Roman world

Edited by Penelope Allison, Martin Pitts and Sarah Colley


Theme proposal received: October 2016; Accepted: September 2017; Published: May 2018

Section 1

An Introduction to a Research Network: the rationale and the approaches
Penelope Allison

Section 2. Analysing vessel use

Form Follows Function. A new approach to determining vessel function
Vincent van der Veen

Domestic Patterns of Tableware Consumption in Roman Celtiberia
Jesús Bermejo Tirado

Calculating Liquid Capacity to Understand what could have been Consumed from 'Drinking' Vessels
William Baddiley

The Uses of South Gaulish Terra Sigillata on the Roman Table. A study of nomenclature and vessel function
Geoffrey Dannell

Section 3. Table settings and consumption practices

Pottery Function, Dining and Funerary Assemblages. A comparative study from northern Gaul
Alice Dananai and Xavier Deru

From Table to Grave: Examining Table Settings in Roman Britain from Funerary Evidence
Edward Biddulph

A Terra Sigillata Revolution? Terra sigillata consumption in first-century AD Roman Mediterranean Gaul
Benjamin P. Luley

From the Spreadsheet to the Table? Using 'spot-dating' level pottery records from Roman London to explore functional trends among open vessel forms
Michael Marshall and Fiona Seeley

Eating In and Dining Out in Roman Leicester: Exploring pottery consumption patterns across the town and its suburbs
Nicholas J. Cooper, Elizabeth Johnson and Martin J. Sterry

Section 4. New techniques for collation, analysis and visualisation

Exploring Automated Pottery Identification [Arch-I-Scan]
Ivan Tyukin, Konstantin Sofeikov, Jeremy Levesley, Alexander N. Gorban, Penelope Allison and Nicholas J. Cooper

Measuring Usewear on Black Gloss Pottery from Rome through 3D Surface Analysis
Laura M. Banducci, Rachel Opitz and Marcello Mogetta

Building an Ontology of Tablewares using 'Legacy Data'
Daniël van Helden, Yi Hong and Penelope Allison

Classifying and Visualising Roman Pottery using Computer-scanned Typologies
Jacqueline Christmas and Martin Pitts

Multivariate and Spatial Visualisation of Archaeological Assemblages
Martin Sterry

Section 5. Getting pots to the table: broader perspectives

Was there a Difference between Roman 'Civil' and 'Military' Samian (terra sigillata) Market Supply? Finding answers with statistical distribution analysis methods
Allard Mees

Early Imperial Tableware in Roman Asia Minor: a perspective on the diachronic patterns and morphological developments
Rinse Willet

How were Imitations of Samian Formed?
Tino Leleković

Section 6. Discussion of this network

Big Data Analyses of Roman Tableware: information standards, digital technologies and research collaboration
Sarah Colley and Jane Evans

The Echo of Past Choices: The Roman dining table under twenty-first century scrutiny
Steven Willis

Appendices

Appendix A: Roman Tablewares: some notes on definitions and terminology by Penelope Allison and Martin Pitts
Appendix B: Glossary and Abbreviations: 1) Fabrics, forms and their abbreviations 2)Other technical terms and abbreviations
Appendix C: 'Big Data on the Roman Table' Workshops
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For a limited time: A specially-curated collection of articles on Ancient Economy from Antiquity

Explore a specially-curated collection of articles on Ancient Economy from Antiquity . Free to access for the duration of 19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology Cologne/Bonn, 22 – 26 May 2018.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Open Access Journal: IpoTESI di Preistoria

 [First posted in AWOL 4 November 2010. Updated 21 May 2018]

IpoTESI di Preistoria
ISSN 1974-7985
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The main objective of the journal is to spread to the scientific world the results of recent researches and studies concerning Italian prehistory and protohistory, in order to bring out knowledge and information on issues and contexts of the most remote ages of history. The digital format publication allows to draw attention to those contributions which are often waiting for suitable editorial spaces, due to their peculiar wealth of data and documentation. The journal aims to become an a platform for data-sharing and discussions on the analysis and interpretations of prehistoric contexts, research methods, and economic and social transformations of prehistory.

La rivista intende divulgare al mondo scientifico i risultati di recenti ricerche e studi di preistoria e protostoria italiana, in modo da far emergere il patrimonio di conoscenze sui contesti e sulle problematiche delle fasi più remote della storia. La pubblicazione in formato digitale permette di rendere noti quei contributi che rimangono spesso in attesa di trovare adeguati spazi editoriali, proprio per le caratteristiche di ricchezza e abbondanza di dati e di documentazione. La rivista punta inoltre a diventare uno spazio di confronto e di dibattito sulle analisi e interpretazioni dei contesti preistorici, sui metodi di ricerca e sulle trasformazioni economiche e sociali della preistoria.








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Open Access Journal: Newsletter from Sardis

Newsletter from Sardis

Sardis Publications from the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Project

Sardis Publications from the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Project
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