The South Asasif Conservation Project is happy to announce the preliminary program of the conference “Thebes in the First Millennium BC”
which will take place in Luxor on October 1-4. There might be additions to the program that will be announced later. The abstracts and registration form are posted on our website, http://southasasif.com If you have any questions or comments contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thebes in the First Millennium BC
South Asasif Conservation Project Conference
*Day 1: Monday 01 October*
0800 – Registration opens (Mummification Museum)
0900 – Welcome address by Mansour Boraik
Elena Pischikova – The South Asasif Conservation Project.
Julia Budka – Kushite pottery from the Tomb of Karakhamun:
Towards a reconstruction of the use of pottery in 25th Dynasty temple tombs.
1045 – Break
Kenneth Griffin – The Book of the Dead from the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun Miguel Molinero Polo – The Hall of the Two Maats. BD 125 in Karakhamun’s funerary chamber.
John Taylor – Identifying Signs of Workshop Production in Theban Funerary Assemblages in the Later Third Intermediate Period.
1300 – Lunch
Dieter Eigner – Some Remarks on the Architecture of TT 223.
Robert Morkot – All in the Detail: Travel style and archaism in Late Libyan-Kushite Egypt.
Ramadan Ahmed Ail, Fathy Yassen Abd El Kerim and MSA Conservation team – Conservation at the South Asasif Necropolis.
1530 – Break
Erhart Graefe – The funerary caches (tombs) of the Third Intermediate Period in Thebes.
David Aston –Royal Tombs at Thebes in the First Millennium BC.
Zbigniew Szafranski - Tombs of the Third Intermediate Period Royal Members in the Deir el-Bahari Necropolis.
1730 – End of day summing up
1800 – Close
*Day 2: Tuesday 02 October*
0900 – Welcome Address by Mohamed Abd el-Aziz Aidan Dodson – The Coming of the Kushites: 25th Dynasty Origins and the 23rd/25th Dynasty transition in Thebes.
Mohamed El Bialy – Title to follow.
Private Tombs, their Architecture, Decoration and Concepts I Silvia Einaudi – Between South and North Assasif: the tomb of Harwa (TT 37) as a “transitional monument”.
Claude Traunecker – Le “palais funéraire” de Padiamenopé, tombe, lieu de pélérinages et bilbiothèque. Etat des recherches.
Isabelle Régen – The Amduat and the Book of the Gates in the tomb of Padiamenope (TT 33).
1130 – Break
Private Tombs, their Architecture, Decoration and Concepts II Christian Greco– The forgotten tomb of Ramose at Sheik ‘Abd
el-Qurna: TT 132.
Gabor Schreiber – Kushite and Saite Period Burials on el-Khokha.
Filip Coppens – The so-called ‘Lichthof’ once more. On the transmission of concepts between Tomb and Temple.
1330 – Lunch.
Style and Iconography of Kushite and Saite Imagery Claus Jurman – A north-south divide? – first steps towards a comparison of Memphite and Theban cultural repertoires during the Kushite and early Saite periods.
Aleksandra Hallmann – Some observations about the representation of the neck-sash in 26th Dynasty Thebes.
Pål Steiner – Representations of funeral rituals in Late Period tombs at Asasif.
1600 – Break
Simone Musso & Simone Petacchi –The inner coffin of Tameramon, a unique masterpiece of Kushite iconography from Thebes. A work in progress.
Alessia Amenta – Vatican Coffin Project.
Cynthia Sheikholeslami – Sokar-Osiris and the Goddesses: Some 25th-26th Dynasty Coffins from the Theban Necropolis.
1800 – Tony Leahy – Another “Kushite” at Abydos?
1830 – Close
*Day 3: Wednesday 03 October (West Bank Visit)*
Timetable of events to follow
*Day 4: Thursday 04 October (Karnak)*
0800 – Karnak visit
1200 – Lunch (Mummification Museum)
1300 – Welcome Address by Ibrahim Soliman
Nadia Licitra, Christophe Thiers, Pierre Zignani – A major development project of the Northern area of the Amun-Ra precinct at Karnak during the reign of Shabaka.
Laurent Coulon – The building activity of the God's Wives of Amun at Karnak during the XXVIth dynasty. New data from recent excavations and unexploited archives.
1430 – Break
Aurélia Masson – Offering Magazines on the Southern Bank of the Sacred Lake in Karnak: A possible reconstruction of the Architectural Phases of the 25th and 26th Dynasty.
Stéphanie Boulet with an introduction by Catherine Defernez – Ceramic Production in the Theban Area from the 25th and 26th
Dynasties: about new discoveries in Karnak.
Mansour Boraik – Title to follow
1630 – Break
Elizabeth Frood – The development of graffiti practices in Karnak in the early first millennium B.C.: the case-study of the temple of Ptah.
Campbell Price – “Given as a gift of the king”? A statue of Petamenope (JE 37389) and the assertion of royal favour in the First Millennium BC.
1800-1830 – Closing remarks for the conference
Hoping to see you in Luxor,
Director South Asasif Conservation Project