Northern California Chapter of the American Research
Center in Egypt; the Department of Near Eastern
Studies, UC Berkeley; and the Center for Middle
Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley, are sponsoring the
Egypt's most enduring cemetery
UC Santa Cruz
WHEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2017
WHERE: 20 Barrows Hall, Barrow Lane and Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley
There is no admission, but donations are welcomed.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Dr. Sullivan is an Egyptologist and a Digital Humanist. Her work focuses on applying new technologies to ancient cultural materials. She acts as the project coordinator of the Digital Karnak Project , a multi-phased 3D virtual reality model of the famous ancient Egyptian temple complex of Karnak and project director of 3D Saqqara , which harnesses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies and 3D modeling to explore the ritual and natural landscape of the famous cemetery of Saqqara through both space and time.
Her field experience in Egypt includes five seasons of excavation with Johns Hopkins University at the temple of the goddess Mut (Luxor), as well as four seasons in the field with a UCLA project in the Egyptian Fayum, at the Greco-Roman town of Karanis. Dr. Sullivan received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Egyptian Art and Archaeology from Johns Hopkins University. Her B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in History is from Duke University. She now teaches at the University of California Santa Cruz.
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