Das „Zaubergerät“ aus Pergamon

The new catalogue „Pergamon – Panorama der Antiken Metropole“ includes a colour photography of the triangular table with the disque and the first time photographies (b/w) of all three stones from both of their sides. You can find my contribution to this very comprehensive catalogue on pp. 239-241, 542-543.   Link to the homepage of the exhibition Link to the […]

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The objects from the so-called Pergamon kit


I´m working on the inscriptions and charakteres on the three stones right now, and they turned out to be the most fascinating objects of the kit regarding the procedures of writing and creating charakteres. Wünsch only observed them superficially and stated that they were all inscribed in the same way. This is definetly not the case. The image shows a […]

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The „Zaubertisch“ (magic table) of the Pergamon kit


I´ve finished the work on comparing my photographies of the table with Wünsch´s drawings. He was a great observer, only a few corrections were necessary here. More than 1/3 of the charakteres appear at least twice on this object, which is rather unusual and very interesting. I have to learn more about Hekate.Looking forward to work with the other obejcts […]

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