project . 2022 - 2025 . Not started

CRAFT

Cartonnage Regionalism in the Ateliers of the Fayum Territory
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101033437 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2020
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-GF Overall Budget: 251,003 EURFunder Contribution: 251,003 EUR
  • Status: Not started
  • Start Date
    01 Sep 2022
    End Date
    31 Aug 2025
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Description
CRAFT aims to investigate Graeco-Roman funerary cartonnage from the Fayum Oasis, Egypt. The project raises and addresses new questions about the manufacturing of Ancient Egyptian cartonnage artefacts (mummy masks, foot-cases, full body covers) with an innovative approach that focuses on the multi-disciplinary study of such objects, never analysed in depth before. Through an Egyptological approach combined with enhanced, non-invasive archaeometric investigations, as well as with high-resolution 3D reconstructions of artefacts preserved in international museums, CRAFT will generate an unparalleled understanding of Graeco-Roman cartonnage artefacts and the socio-cu...
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Description
CRAFT aims to investigate Graeco-Roman funerary cartonnage from the Fayum Oasis, Egypt. The project raises and addresses new questions about the manufacturing of Ancient Egyptian cartonnage artefacts (mummy masks, foot-cases, full body covers) with an innovative approach that focuses on the multi-disciplinary study of such objects, never analysed in depth before. Through an Egyptological approach combined with enhanced, non-invasive archaeometric investigations, as well as with high-resolution 3D reconstructions of artefacts preserved in international museums, CRAFT will generate an unparalleled understanding of Graeco-Roman cartonnage artefacts and the socio-cu...
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