The Center for Tebtunis Papyri will be co-hosting a workshop on Digital Humanities and Egyptology with the Townsend Center for the Humanities and the Department of Near Eastern Studies.  Organized by Rita Lucarelli, Assistant Professor of Egyptology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the workshop will explore topics of digital collaboration, collections metadata, 3D visualization.  

First session (open to public)

10:00 AM Opening remarks
10:15 AM Willeke Wendrich, UCLA: Ancient Egypt Online: Data, Metadata and Quality of Information
11:15 AM Mark Depauw, KU Leuven: Trismegistos and Ancient Egypt: Bridging Academia and Collections
12:15 PM Rita Lucarelli,UC Berkeley: The Materiality of the Book of the Dead: Mapping Ancient Texts on Objects through 3D Visualization Techniques

1:00 PM Lunch

Second session (roundtable discussion)

2:00 - 4:00 PM The value of digital tools and methodologies in Egyptology and the development of a working cooperation among digital egyptological projects worldwide