If you came across ancient charaktêres during your studies or if you are studying charaktêres yourself, and you want to get in touch to find out if there is more information available about specific signs and if parallels might exist, I will gladly try to help you. To answer your questions as precisely as possible, please make sure your request includes the following data:

  • detailed information about the artefact or the text depicting the sign(s);
  • if possible: the archaeological context;
  • a good photograph of the artefact and the sign(s);
  • a short information about you and your research.

You can send an email to: kirsten.dzwiza@uni-heidelberg.de.

Please note that since the number of requests keeps increasing, it might take some time until you receive an answer.

Good luck with your research!