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The Island of the Divine Crocodile – Recent Research on Textual and Other Archaeological Remains from Soknopaiou Nesos

Thursday 10 October 2019 - Saturday 12 October 2019
University Library
Witte Singel 27
2311 BG Leiden
Vossius Room


Thursday 10 October 2019

14:00–15:00   Registration, coffee and tea
15:00–15:10   Opening by Francisca Hoogendijk
15:10–15:50   Andrea Jördens (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg): ­
Vom Priester zum Gutsverwalter.
Aurelius Pakysis und die Krise von  Soknopaiu Nesos
15:50–16:30   Paola Davoli (Università del Salento):
Recent Discoveries in the Soknopaios Temple Area
16:30–17:10 Martin Stadler (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg):
The Cult of Soknopaios: Text and Sound of an Ancient Egyptian Ritual in Space and Image
17:30–18:30 Drinks 
19:00   Dinner for speakers (optional for other participants)

Friday 11 October 2019

09:00–09:40    Mario Capasso (Università del Salento):
Soknopaiou Nesos 2003-2017: The Greek and Figured Papyri and the Figured Ostraka
09:40–10:20 Natascia Pellé (Università del Salento):
Soknopaiou Nesos 2003-2017: The Greek Ostraca
10:20–11:00    Alberto Buonfino (Università del Salento):
The 'Diaspora' of Papyri Found at Soknopaiou Nesos
11:00–11:30    Coffee break
11:30–12:10    Graham Claytor (City University of New York):
The Grapheion of Soknopaiou Nesos in Comparative Perspective
12:10–12:50    Francisca Hoogendijk (Universiteit Leiden):
Unpublished Greek Texts from the 1931/2 Michigan Excavation of Dime
12:50–14:00    Lunch for speakers (optional for other participants)
14:00–14:40    Clementina Caputo (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg):
Unpublished Ceramic Materials Discovered by the Soknopaiou Nesos Project
14:40–15:20    Roberta Petrilli (Roma):
Unpublished Materials in Plant Fibers and Wood Discovered by the Soknopaiou Nesos Project
15:20–16:00    Stefania Alfarano (Università del Salento):
Unpublished Materials in Faience and Glass Discovered by the Soknopaiou Nesos Project
16:00–16:20    Coffee break


Carolin Arlt (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg):
Demotic Letters in the Temple Archive of Soknopaiou Nesos
17:00 – 17:40    Charlotte Dietrich (Universität Leipzig) – Elena Hertel (Universiteit Leiden):

Demotic papyri from Soknopaiou Nesos in the Utrecht University Library

19:00    Dinner for speakers (optional for other participants)

Saturday 12 October 2019

10:30–11:10  Sandra Lippert (CNRS-Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) – Maren Schentuleit (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg):
Research on Economic Activities of the Soknopaios Temple According to the Demotic Texts – 16 Years On
11:10–11:50   Marie-Pierre Chaufray (CNRS-Ausonius) – Nathalie Prévôt (CNRS-Ausonius) – Déborah Vignot-Kott (Post-doc DimeData, Ausonius):
Temple Accounts from Dime: A New Working Tool for New Documents
11:50–12:30   Benjamin Sippel (Universität Erfurt):
Streets Don’t Change but Maybe the Names: How Onomastic Mirrors Social Dynamics and Helps to Date the ‘Namenostraka’ and Further Texts from Soknopaiou Nesos
12:30–14:00   Lunch for speakers (optional for other participants)
14:00–14:40   Sander de Weger (Universiteit Leiden):
Tax Receipt for the Sacrifice of a Calf: An Unpublished Greek Papyrus from the 1931/2 Michigan Excavation of Dime
14:40–15:20   Bianca Gallina – Josiah Olah – Arthur Verhoogt (University of Michigan):
Perspectives on Experience: The Daily Life of Workmen at Dime During the University of Michigan's Excavation
15:20–16:00   Olaf Kaper (Universiteit Leiden):
Arabic Source Material on Egyptian Workmen in Dime 1931/2
16:00–16:15   Closing statements

This conference was made possible by the financial support of the Plug Legacy, the Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO), the Leiden University Fund (LUF) and Brill Publishers Leiden.

Download here the PDF with abstracts of the papers.

Download here the registration form.

The conference is organised on behalf of the Papyrology+ Group by the members of the Leiden Papyrological Institute: Cisca Hoogendijk and Koen Donker van Heel. Further information at f.a.j.hoogendijk@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

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