The reconstruction of Pi-Ramesse

About the project Qantir/Pi-Ramesse (House of Ramses) is situated in the Nile-Delta of Egypt, about 120 km northeast of Cairo. The city was founded by Ramesses II. in the 13th century BCE and was since then his main residence. It is structured by monumental palace and temple buildings and was the seat of the royal […]

Lighting conditions in sacral architecture

About the project Studies on the physical experience of pre-modern architecture have been made within Classical archaeology and in the archaeology of Ancient Egypt, but are still very rare for the archaeology of the Ancient Near East. So, as part of an international seminar, we conducted research on the reconstruction of the lighting conditions in […]