Tag / excavation

40 years of Qantir/Pi-Ramesse excavations!

This year, the excavations in Qantir/Pi-Ramesse get 40 years old. This is a remarkable age for an excavation in our days and so the Roemer-Pelizaeus-Museum in Hildesheim decided to celebrate this today. The whole day is filled with a programme where you can listen to the former excavator Edgar B. Pusch as well as the […]

Present for archaeologists

A couple years ago, we created a children’s illustration of an excavation for an exhibition. Over the years we got a lot of requests for this image and therefore decided at one point to do a high quality print. We still have a couple of them left and thought, maybe this might be a good […]

Upcoming exhibition: “Ramses. Göttlicher Herrscher am Nil”

We are currently working on two animations for the upcoming exhibition “Ramses. Göttlicher Herrscher am Nil” (“Ramesses. Divine ruler on the Nile”) in the Badisches Landesmuseum in Karlsruhe, Germany. The exhibtion will open on the 17th of December 2016 and last until the 18th of June of 2017. In the upcoming months, we want to […]

Interactive Excavation Drawing

Some folks over at Genial.ly turned one of our graphics, the childrens illustration of an excavation, into an interactive graphic, where you can click on the different people and get their job on the excavation. We are not sure whom to thank for that, but here it is:

Project online: Building E of Uruk

This project was completed last year and I finally found the time to bring it online. Building E of Uruk is one of the biggest buildings of the ancient city and most certainly one of the most interesting ones. Check out our description and more pictures. Building E on artefacts-berlin.de

Mari: Visualisation of an excavation trench

We have been working on this project for a while now and finished it just recently.  Prof. Butterlin from the University of Paris commissioned us to recreate an excavation trench of Mari in 3D.  The site Tell Hariri, situated in modern Syria, is unreachable at the moment and the excavation team needed a tool to […]

Virtual tour through the exhibition “The Tell Halaf Adventure”

In 2011, the very successful exhibition “The Tell Halaf Adventure” was displayed in the Pergamon-Museum, Berlin. The exhibition presented for the very first time reconstructed statues which were destroyed by the bombings of  World War II. 27.000 pieces were puzzled together over a period of 9 years and finally presented to the public. The exhibition […]

What to do, if you cannot excavate?

Since the Arab Revolution started in December 2010, several countries in the Near East and North Africa have either forced their leaders to give up their power, protested against them or are still in conflict. Naturally, the archaeological work in these countries came to a stop during that time. In the case of Egypt, excavations […]

New website project online: Tell Halaf Ausgrabungsprojekt

Today we finished and uploaded the new website for the Tell Halaf Project. We developed the concept- and screen-design of the website and the new logo for the project. You can read all about the job in the project-description on our website or check out the new Tell Halaf Website for yourselves!

Mari Visualisation Project: The Fortifications

Today we finished the first part of the Mari Visualisation Project: the restitution and visualisation of the fortifications. It was a great pleasure for us to work with the Mari excavation team of the Sorbonne Paris and a very fruitful cooperation. Reconstruction of the domestic residence in Sector N3. You can read more about this project […]

Tell Fecheriye Exhibition

Today we set up the exhibition “Auf archäologischer Spurensuche in Syrien – Ausgrabungen in Tell Fecheriye”. It was a lot of work, but the result turned out fine. We even had our first visitors… The exhibition’s title display. Work in progress.. We created this life-sized accessible model of an excavation trench for visitors to explore. This […]

Children’s illustration pt. 3

It is done! I am finished with the colouring of the children’s illustration. In the exhibition, there will be short accompanying descriptions that go with each number. The numbers explain the different members and inventory of the excavation: 1: The director of excavation, 2: The photographer, 3: The topographer, 4: The cook, 5: The field […]

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