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- Leipzig University, DE/Stellenbosch University, ZA/Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities
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- Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Roman Egypt, Hieroglyphs, Demotic, Papyri/Papyrology, Egyptian Religion, Rituals, Divination, Magic, Museums, Digital Humanities, Ancient Games
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- About Me
Egyptologist, Museum curator, Digital Humanist with a focus on religion and literature in classical Egyptian, Graeco-Roman, and Late Antique Periods (texts and material culture, analogue and digital) with deep professional experience in research, museum and library management, teaching, and academic administration. Significant experience working with scholars, students, stakeholders (foundations, state and private institutions, publishers, media etc.) and the public in Europe, USA, Africa, in profit- and non-profit sectors of various budgets. Fluent in German (mother tongue), English, and French. Published author on ancient Egyptian religion, literary texts, editions of Egyptian, Greek and Coptic texts, exhibition catalogues and conference proceedings. Currently wrapping up the project “Digital Rosetta Stone”, finishing a monograph on Egyptian cult practices and preparing the conference volume „The Benefit of the Doubt“ for publication.
- Recent Publications
Franziska Naether (ed.), Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures: Egyptian, Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman Narratives in a Cross-Cultural Perspective. Proceedings of a Workshop at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, May 16-17, 2016. ISAW Papers 18, New York, open access, New York 2020, DOI: 2333.1/5dv41zmf. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2333.1/5dv41zmf.
Franziska Naether (ed.), New Approaches in Demotic Studies. Acts of the 13th International Conference of Demotic Studies 2017, Leipzig, September 4-8, 2017. Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde – Beiheft 10, Berlin: de Gruyter 2019.
Rosetta Stone Depth Map, together with mit Amin, Miriam; Barmpoutis, Angelos; Berti, Monica; Bozia, Eleni; Hensel, Josephine, open access under https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:bsz:15-qucosa2-390309 more details: https://rosetta-stone.dh.uni-leipzig.de/rs/news-and-activities/.
Digital exhibition on the Rosetta Stone: https://ausstellungen.deutsche-digitale-bibliothek.de/rosetta-stone/
More: See https://franziska-naether.net/publications/
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- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- Africa, Mediterranean, Middle East
- Expertise by Chronology
- Expertise by Topic
- Art & Architectural History, Computational, Higher Ed, Material Culture, Museums, Religion