Annual Archaeobotany in Egypt Meeting

The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) are co-organizing the second scientific meeting on archaeobotanical research in Egypt.

The meeting will gather archaeobotanists and specialists in similar disciplines who work in Egypt. They will convene in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo on 26th September 2018. The program includes presentations on laboratory analyses’ results and an overview of current projects in this field.
The meeting’s organization is supervised by PCMA/IFAO Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr Mennat-Allah EL Dorry.
Workshop: Annual Archaeobotany in Egypt Meeting
26 September 2018, 9:45 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
11 Mahalla Street, Heliopolis, Cairo
Admission free, no registration.
Contact – Dr Mennat-Allah El Dorry:

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09.45–10.00: Welcome Remarks
10.00–10.30: Charcoal analysis in Egypt. Some Results and Perspectives
Charlène Bouchaud, Chargée de recherches CNRS, CNRS/MNHN, Paris

10.30–11.00: Charcoal and Wood Analysis from the Early Dynastic Cemetery at Helwan (ca. 3100-2600 BC), Egypt
Adel Moustafa, Institute for Egyptology, University of Vienna, Austria

11.00–11.30: Results of Archaeobotanical Examination on the Prehistoric and Predynastic site of Tell el-Samara, Egypt
Agata Bebel-Nowak, Univeristy of Warsaw, Poland

11.30–12.00: Break

12.00–12.30: Botanical Remains in Ancient Egyptian Foundation Deposits (to be read in absentia)
Nathalie Beaux, Associate researcher, IFAO/ CdF

12.30–13.00: Gardening Ancient Egyptian Plants and Trees. Developing a Learning Garden in Cairo: Presentation and Objectives of the Project
Gersande Eschenbrenner-Diemer, Marie Curie Fellows TRACER Project, Institute of Archaeology, UCL

13.00–14.30: Forbidden, Sprouted, Stewed: An Archaeobotanical and Historical Overview of Fava Beans in Egypt
Mennat-Allah El Dorry, IFAO/PCMA Post-Doctoral Fellow