CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

We strongly believe that sharing the results of our work is essential, both with our colleagues and also with the general public. Here are some of our latest talks and presentations:

Conferences

2021

  • A.G. De Marco and P. Marini “Manufatti lignei dimenticati. L’artigianato del legno a Deir el-Medina: alcuni casi di studio”, XX Convegno di Egittologia e Papirologia, Siracusa, 30 September-3 October 2021
  • International conference NetWood – Wood networks in Egypt from antiquity to Islamic times, University College London, 24-25 June 2021:
    • A.G. De Marco, “Restore the carpenter’s dignity from a Deir el-Medina case study”.
    • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Wood as a societal tracer? The diachronic study of wood networks: state of research and perspectives”.
    • L. Sartini, “Building the eternal container during the 18th Dynasty: carpentry and construction techniques on black coffins with yellow decoration”.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “The production of wooden funerary models in the First Intermediate Period: redrawing a little-known artistic landscape, Chronologies and Contexts of the First Intermediate Period”, Institut français d’archéologie Orientale, Cairo, 8-10 April 2021.

2019

  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Woodcraft in Deir el-Medina: First results and perspectives”, Current Research in Egyptology, Alcalá de Henares (Espagne), 17 June 2019.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Identifier les réseaux économiques et sociaux du bois : cas d’études et perspectives de recherche”, Séminaire de recherche SHAMO « Regards croisés sur l’économie végétale du Soudan à la Mésopotamie », Maison Archéologie et Ethnologie, Nanterre, 14 March 2019.

2018

  • International workshop Deir el-Medina through the kaleidoscope, Museo Egizio of Turin, 8-10 October 2018: 
  • A.G. De Marco and P. Marini, “Inside the shabti-box: A preliminary study”.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Woodcraft in Deir el-Medina: Reassessment and research perspectives”.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “The TRACER project: two years after. Results and perspectives”, UCL Institute of Archaeology Research Seminars, London, 15 October 2018.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Gardening Ancient Egyptian plants and trees. Developing a learning Garden in Cairo: presentation and objectives of the project, Annual Archaeobotany in Egypt Meeting, Cairo, 26-27 September 2018.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Egyptian Society through woodcraft: TRACER project results and perspectives”, Fourth British Egyptology Congress, Manchester 7-9 September 2018.
  • International Conference Current Research in Egyptology 2018, Praha, 25-28 June 2018:
    • A.G. De Marco “Identify the wood workshops of Deir el-Medina: a case study from the Turin collection”.
    • L. Sartini, “Just a matter of taste? A peculiar colour scheme on black coffins of the New Kingdom”.

2017

  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Du Liban à Assouan: identifier la provenance des cercueils en cèdre découverts dans la nécropole de Qoubbet el-Hawa (Assouan)”, IFAO Scientific Member Seminar, IFAO, 14 November 2017.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Knowing private Egypt through woodcraft: the TRACER Project, first results and perspectives from the Petrie Museum collection and beyond…”, Petrie Museum Lecture, Institute of Archaeology, 28 September 2017.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, Opening lecture: “Woodcraft and patronage: which material evidences? Generous Patrons, Loyal Clients: the question of evidence”, Prague, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 4-5 September 2017.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “A wood workshop at Asyut at the beginning of the Middle Kingdom: technical and stylistic study of a profuse production”, British Museum Colloquium – Asyut Through Time: Conflict and Culture in Middle Egypt, 20-21 July 2017
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Woodcraft for the afterlife: wooden models from Qubbet el Hawa in context”, Jaén, Spain, 21 June 2017.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Middle Kingdom Coffins from Qubbet el-Hawa: Manufacturing Techniques Investigated”, Second Vatican Coffin Conference 6-9 June 2017. Musei Vaticani, Città del Vaticano, Vatican.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “The object as “source of the research”. Presentation of the TRACER project (Marie Curie Fellowship). Conservation and Restoration Laboratory, Institute of Archaeology, UCL, 23 March 2017.
  • International Workshop La production artisanale du bois dans l’Egypte ancienne: horizons sociaux, culturels et matériels, University of Pisa, 9 March 2017:
    • A.G. De Marco, “Woodworking: workshops and artisans from Deir el-Medina. Study of the objects held at the Museo Egizio di Torino”.
    • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Production et utilisation du mobilier funéraire en bois en Moyenne Egypte: l’atelier de Meir au début du Moyen Empire”.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “From the Workshop to the Grave: an analysis of woodcraft as societal “tracer” in Ancient Egypt”. TRACER Project presentation, Institute of Archaeology, UCL, 12 January 2017.

2016

  • L. Sartini, “The Black coffins with yellow decoration of the New Kingdom. An original iconographic study”, Ancient Egyptian Coffins – Past, present, future, Conference, University of Cambridge, 7 – 9 April 2016.

2015

  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Woodcrafts in Ancient Egypt (End VIth-Early XIIth Dynasty): the case of funerary models”, XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, August 2015.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Approche technique et archéométrique appliquée à l’étude des modèles funéraires en bois: identifier et dater des productions variées”, Conférence de l’Ecole du Louvre, L’objet égyptien, source de la recherche, Paris, 17-19 June 2015.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, “Identifying, dating and analyzing wooden objects: the case study of wooden models in the MFA of Lyon- France; Restoration, conservation and consolidation of wooden objects: case-studies”, with H. el-Amir, Conservator (IFAO), National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC), Cairo, 28 January 2015.
  • G. Eschenbrenner-Diemer, Wooden artefacts in Egypt from Predynastic to Islamic Periods: from an overview to a case study, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC), Cairo, 21 January 2015.

     

International Conference organisation

  • NetWood. Wood Networks in Egypt from Antiquity ot Islamic Times, University College of London (UCL). Co-organized by G. Eschenbrenner Diemer (ArScAn Laboratory UMR 7041), J. Auber de Lapierre (College de France/BNF) et V. Schram (EPHE), 24-25 June 2021. Online. https://www.academia.edu/49548709/Booklet_NetWood_2021
  • La production artisanale du bois dans l’Égypte ancienne: horizons sociaux, culturels et matériels, University of Pisa. Organized by A.G. De Marco (University of Pisa), 9 March/6 April 2017, Pisa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zyK550DV3c