Ägyptologische „Binsen“-Weisheiten IV

Hieratic of the New Kingdom

Monday 9 and Wednesday 11 December 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the conference Ägyptologische „Binsen“-Weisheiten IV in Mainz.

We are currently working on two modules: ’’18thdynasty Hieratic“ and ’’Administrative Hieratic from the 19th and 20th dynasties“. We would therefore like to focus on these epochs and would heartily invite papers on the following topics: Agents, forms and functions in hieratic writing during the New Kingdom.

You can register for our conference including the events until November 10th 2019 by using the registration form:

Montag, 9. Dezember 2019
Ab 09:30 Registrierung im Foyer der Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur
10:00 Begrüßung: NN Akademie
Begrüßung und Einführung: Prof. Dr. Ursula Verhoeven, Projektleiterin AKU
Schrift und Schreiberhände der 18. Dynastie
10:15Matthias Müller (Basel): Ein Ostraka-Archiv aus Deir el-Ballas
10:45Niv Allon (New York): Scribal Hands in Malqata
11:45Khaled Hassan (Cairo): The Hieratic 18th dynasty Books of the Dead of the lady Hatnofer (cancelled)
12:15Svenja A. Gülden (AKU MZ): Hieratisch der 18. Dynastie (Arbeitstitel)
Hieratisch, Kursivhieroglyphen, Hieroglyphen
14:30Aurore Motte (Providence): The Kemyt-book, a relevant study-case for a better understanding of New Kingdom cursive
15:00Lucía Díaz-Iglesias (Madrid): Hieratic signs in a cursive hieroglyphic text: the case of the funerary chamber of the tomb of Djehuty (TT 11)
15:30Marina Sartori (Basel): Hieratic in the tomb of Ameneminet (TT 277). Study of the inscriptions and comparisons with the other script typologies present in the tomb
16:30Hana Navratilova (Oxford): Any news from Dahshur? Recording and interpreting Ramesside graffiti in the South temple of Senwosret III
17:00Miroslav Barwik (Warsaw): Hieratic at the turn of the 20th and 21st Dynasty: the case of the 21st Dynasty graffiti from the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari
Ab 18:00Get-together mit Abendessen in der Akademie
Dienstag, 10. Dezember 2019
Formale Aspekte
10:00Masakatsu Nagai (Tokio): How did Egyptian Scribes deal with the line breaks? – An analysis of the notational structure of the word that the scribes were aware of –
10:30Stéphane Polis (Liège): Tracking the writings of a 19th dynasty scribe. The ‘messy polygraph’ from Deir el-Medina
Ramessidische literarische Texte
11:30Annie Gasse (Paris): Les plus grands ostraca littéraires de l’Ifao (une publication en cours)
12:00Florence Albert (Kairo): Posener’s « richesses littéraires »
12:30Andreas Dorn (Uppsala): Datierung literarischer Ostraka mit der hieratischen Paläographie der nicht-literarischen Ostraka der 19. und 20. Dynastie von Stefan Wimmer
Administrative Texte der 19.-20. Dynastie
14:30Nathalie Sojic (Liège): La rédaction épistolaire à Thèbes-ouest : entre pratiques collectives et pratiques individuelles (cancelled)
15:00Kyra van der Moezel (AKU, Mainz): Reconsidering the ‘Necropolis journal’: administrative texts from the 19th and 20th dynasties
15:30Stéphane Polis, Kathrin Gabler (Basel), Matthias Müller, Nathalie Sojic, Susanne Töpfer (Turin): Crossing Boundaries: Understanding complex scribal practices based on the Ramesside hieratic papyri from the Museo Egizio
16:30–18:00Besuch der Ausstellung „Asyut’s Fourteen. 14 Kampagnen in einem altägyptischen Gräberberg“, Schule des Sehens, Campus JGU Mainz
18:30–19:30Besuch des Mainzer Weihnachtsmarkts
20:00Festliches Adventsbuffet im Restaurant Proviantamt (Selbstzahler)
Mittwoch, 11. Dezember 2019
Digitale Tools and Aspekte
10:00Halely Harel (Jerusalem) und Orly Goldwasser (Jerusalem): The classification of borrowed compound proper names in hieratic: A case study by the digital IClassifier
10:30Koen Donker van Heel (Leiden) und Elena Hertel (Leiden): Learning New Kingdom Hieratic in the 21st Century
11:30Masakatsu Nagai (Tokio): Update: Hieratic Database Project (with IIIF system)
12:00Tobias Konrad (AKU MZ); Simone Gerhards (AKU MZ) und Michael Leuk (AKU MZ): Digitale Formate in der AKU Datenbank

The languages of the conference are German, English and French. For an oral presentation we reserve 20–30 minutes plus discussion. Publication of the contributions is again intended. Deadline for sending the abstract: March 1st 2019.

Monday: Get-together at the Academy

Spend the first evening of the conference with your colleagues at a get-together with a dinner in the magnificent rooms of the Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz.

Tuesday: Visit Asyut’s Fourteen

Visit the exhibition "Asyut's Fourteen. 14 Campaigns in an Ancient Egyptian Tomb Mountain" at the Schule des Sehens on the campus of JGU Mainz. An exhibition at the end of the DFG long-term project „Die altägyptische Nekropole von Assiut: Dokumentation und Interpretation“.

Tuesday: A Visit to the Christmas market

Experience a visit to the traditional Mainz Christmas Market, which has been voted one of the most beautiful in Germany. Enjoy a mulled wine in front of the historical scenery of the 1000 year old Mainz Cathedral and stroll through the Market with its festively decorated stands.

Tuesday: Experience a festive Advent dinner

End the conference with a festive Advent dinner. You can look forward to traditional Christmas specialities that will also delight vegetarians.

For the Ägyptologische „Binsen“-Weisheiten IV we have reserved limited room contingents between 08.12.19 and 12.12.19 at some hotels in Mainz. You have the possibility to book these until 28.10.2019 (6 weeks before the start of the event) via the following website. Of course you can also use other hotel portals for your booking.

Plenarsaal der Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 2
D-55131 Mainz
Tram stop: Kurmainz-Kaserne/Akademie der Wissenschaften (Linie 52 und 53)

Please note that information on local public transport in Mainz and the surrounding area cannot currently be accessed via Google Maps. Please use the Mainzer Mobilität website and the corresponding MAINZIGARTIG MOBIL App (Apple App Store, Google Play Store) to navigate through the city.

All conference-relevant locations as well as the names of the most important bus and tram stops are marked on this interactive map: