Roman and Late Antique Artefacts from Egypt: Understanding Society and Culture

Ellen Swift, Lloyd Bosworth, Frank Walker, 2021

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Introduction

Roman and Late Antique Artefacts from Egypt: Understanding Society and Culture

The main aims of the project were to investigate social experience, social relations, and personalised or sentimental meanings in Roman and Late Antique Egypt through the study of the artefacts of daily life, centred on an examination of artefacts in the collection of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL. For instance, the project explored how the form, choice of materials, and wear on artefacts related to how they were used and valued, and their relationship to the social status and agency of the users; assessed variety in social experience according to artefacts which can be associated with people in particular social categories; and documented aspects of the nature of domestic experience that had been previously overlooked, including sensory aspects beyond the purely visual. The project also focused in particular on how artefacts were used to construct social categories according to particular life course stages, and the experiences and activities that were associated with them. The data in this collection relates only to a particular part of the project, the investigation of sound-making objects through the construction of artefact replicas.

This archive accompanies an Internet Archaeology paper: Swift, E. and Bosworth, L. with Creese, D., Morris, G., Pudsey, A., Richardson, J., Stoner, J., Walker, F and Wright, G. (2021). 'Creation of Functional Replica Roman and Late Antique Musical Instruments through 3D Scanning and Printing Technology, and their use in research and museum education'. Internet Archaeology 56. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.56.1

[Image: The assembled replica sound-making objects, photo © Mary Hinkley, courtesy of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL.]


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