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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 […]

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:

Learn about Archaeology

One of our older projects, the illustration that explains an archaeological trench (see above), has found another use. Last Friday, Birge Tezner from audio Konzept was using our illustration in a reading for children, that was held in the book store BuchSegler in Berlin. She was promoting her new audio book “Fred im Reich der […]

Published: Entdeckungsbuch: Uruk, Keilschrift, Gilgamesch

We are happy to announce, that we were able to publish some of our pictures in a new book for children. It introduces Uruk and the archaeology of Mesopotamia, Gilgamesh and Cuneiform Writing. You can learn about ancient law and with how many bricks the wall of Uruk was built. It is written in German […]

Exclusive Gilgamesh Prints for sale!

I just found out that a few unique screen prints of these wonderful Gilgamesh illustrations by artist Franziska Leischker are still available for purchase. The illustrations show key scenes from the Ancient Near Eastern epic of Gilgamesh and were originally created by Franziska for the Gilgamesh exhibition in the August Kestner Museum that we wrote […]

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 […]

Children’s Illustration pt. 2

Today I added these cheerful excavators to my illustration. They demonstrate the different styles of wearing a kefiye (headscarf). Once I was happy with the composition of the image, I started the ink-work and added detail to each character. The illustration looks like this now and is ready for colouring.

Children’s illustration pt. 1

At the moment, I am working on an illustration for kids. It will be part of the upcomig exhibition “Auf archäologischer Spurensuche in Syrien. Ausgrabungen in Tell Fecheriye” that we are setting up for the Department of Near Eastern Archaeology of the Freie Universität Berlin. We decided to compose the illustration in the style of “Where […]