As one of the project mangers, Lisa is the heart of the project. She works with Digital Humanities to photograph the MacGregor squeeze collection.

Working with Digital Initiatives

We have partnered with Digital Initiatives to create and maintain our digital squeeze collection. They have the technology to create beautiful high-resolution photographs using raking light to bring out the shadows on our inscriptions.  The full collection will likely take months to photograph and to create the metadata, but Digital…

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Squeeze Collection

The CNERS department at UBC has over 1,000 squeezes in its collection. A “squeeze” is a copy of an inscription made with wet filter paper that is pounded into the inscription with a horsehair brush. Once the filter paper has dried, it has an exact copy of the inscription. We…

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Artifact Collection

This gallery contains 13 photos.

These are some of the Near Eastern artifacts that were donated to the department. We will be working with the Lab of Archaeology this summer to photograph the collection and will set up a website to be used for future study of the artifacts. At the moment, only the most…

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About our Project

About our project: Graduate students from the Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies Department at the University of British Columbia have begun a collaborative project to create a digital database of the department’s archaeological teaching collections for the benefit of students and faculty alike. There is a significant collection of archaeological…

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