Peter Der Manuelian and Alexandre Andreevich Tokovinine
Explores the history, development, and current methodology behind archaeological illustration based on two sample cultures, ancient Egyptian (Old World) and Mayan (New World). Students will focus on epigraphythe creation of facsimile line drawings of relief sculpture, inscriptions, and selected three-dimensional objects (via photography and 3D scanning) for publication. Labs will furnish access to today's computer and tablet devices, and students will gain practical experience working directly from objects in the various archaeological collections of Harvard University and beyond. No previous artistic training is assumed.Prerequisite: General background: Interest in any of the following: Anthropology, archaeology, epigraphy, graphic design, Egyptology, Mayan archaeology.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 10 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Anthropology 2022
FAS CGIS Knafel Room K108
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