WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER
Session 3: Travellers, visitors, pilgrims & graffiti
|Session chairs: F. Hagen (morning), Chloe Ragazzoli and Elizabeth Frood (afternoon)9.15-10.00: F. Imbert (Aix-en-Provence)
‘Arabic graffiti in the Middle East: A Return to the first hours of Islam’
10.00-10.45: H. Navratilova (Metropolitan Museum)
‘Visitors graffiti in Ancient Egypt and the Memphite necropoleis’
10.45-11.15: Morning coffee
11.15-12.00: K. Stern (Brooklyn)
‘Methods to their madness? Deciphering mortuary graffiti of ancient Jews and their Levantine neighbors’
|Afternoon session (by invitation)Round table of speakers and discussants.
13.30-15.00: conclusions: what definitions can be offered for ‘graffiti’? Publication plans.
15.00-17.00: technical discussions on recording techniques and publications methods for graffiti etc. including a demonstration of D-Stretch (colours enhancer software) by R. Enmarch demonstration of RTI (Reflectance transformation imaging) by K. Piquette et C. Kleinitz.