Day 102 – May 29, 2017, Monday

I prepared my talk for the sixth ESSWE Conference in Erfurt over the weekend, and today was about the final gems of the British Museum´s collection. Number of sources entered today: 7 (Q-0257, Q-0258, Q-0259, Q-0260, Q-0261, Q-0262, Q-0263) Q-0257 – BM G 1986,5-1,152 Q-0258 – BM G 279 – EA 56279 Q-0259 – BM G 287 – EA 56287 […]

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Day 101 – May 26, 2017, Friday

Yesterday was a holiday and I started reading Marc Abramiuk´s The Foundations of Cognitive Archaeology. I was sceptical at the beginning, but it turned out to be the best book I have read on Cognitive Archaeology. The author has an amazing gift to summarize, present, explain, outline … complex information. I enjoy reading it and will certainly read it more […]

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Day 100 – May 24, 2017, Wednesday

Day 100, and 252 textual sources entered! Tomorrow is a holiday and I am looking forward to read Marc Abramiuk´s The Foundations of Cognitive Archaeology. Number of sources entered today: 6 (Q-0247, Q-0248, Q-0249, Q-0250, Q-0251, Q-0252) Q-0247 – BM G 565 (früher OA 259) Q-0248 – BM G 100 – EA 56100 Q-0249 – BM G 295 – EA […]

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Day 99 – May 23, 2017, Tuesday

Day 99! And almost 1/4 of the estimated number of sources. The gems turn out to be even more interesting than expected. There are numerous inscriptions classified as „either charakteres“ or „illegible inscription“, „pseudo-inscription“, „letters of a secret alphabet“. So basically in all these cases where the editors say „charakteres or …“ the signs should be acquired. So lots of […]

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Day 98 – May 22, 2017, Monday

I continued to read Iamblichus and the Traktat „Vom Mysterium der Buchstaben“. And, of course, entered more sources and signs  into the databases. Number of sources entered: 4 (Q-0238, Q-0239, Q-0240, Q-0241) Q-0238 – BM G 472 – EA 56472 Q-0239 – BM G 347 – EA 56347 Q-0240 – BM G 601, 1979,10-3,5 Q-0241 – BM G 1986,5-1,142 Number […]

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Day 97 – May 19, 2017, Friday

Back to the diary, here is the update: Number of sources entered: 36 (Q-0202 bis Q-0237) Q-0202 – BM G 260 – EA 56260 Q-0203 – BM G 580 – EA 56580 Q-0204 – BM G 23 – EA 56023 Q-0205 – BM G 173 – EA 56173 Q-0206 – BM G 429 – EA 56429 Q-0207 – BM G […]

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