Programme

Wednesday, 24 OCTOBER           

19:00h                             Additional activities: Guided tour in the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona for conference attendees

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Thursday, 25 OCTOBER 

09:00 - 09:30h Registration
09:30 - 10:00h Opening
10:00 - 10:45h

Session chair: Professor Lisa Sabbahy, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

 1st session: Medicine in Ancient Egypt
10:00 - 10:45h

Keynote speaker: Professor Rosalie David, The University of Manchester (UK)

 “Epidemics and their aftermath in ancient Egypt”

10:45 - 11:00h Coffe break
11:00 - 13:20h

Communications:

  • 11:00-11:20h: HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASES IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MEDICAL TEXTS AND THE STUDY OF THE MUMMIES. Gyõry Hedvig
  • 11:20-11:40h: HEALING AND MEDICAL PRACTICE IN ANCIENT EGYPT, OR: WHAT CAN BE DONE IN FOUR DAYS?. Di Biase-Dyson Camilla; Schultz Michael; Nina Wagenknecht
  • 11:40-12:00h: THE TEXTS OF UNAS’S PYRAMID OR SECOND BIRTH TO ETERNITY. Elisabeth Monlouis; Jean christophe Combaz
  • 12:00-12:20h: BONE IDENTIFICATION AND ANGULOMETRY OF THE FOOT AND ANKLE IN EGYPT'S MUMMIES. Rodríguez Corbera Patrícia; Martinez-Escauriaza Pablo; Torrent Pérez Berta; Dinarès Solà Rosa; Herrerín López Jesús
  • 12:20-12:40h: A DOCTOR'S HANDWRITING. PRELIMINARY REMARKS ON THE SHORTHAND OF RECIPE-WRITING IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MEDICAL TEXTS. Di Biase-Dyson Camilla; Glöckner Melanie
  • 12:40-13:00h: HEALING WOMEN’S BLEEDINGS IN ANCIENT EGYPT: THE LONDON MEDICAL PAPYRUS. Santos Jessica Alexandra Monteiro
  • 13:00-13:20h: THE PURE PRIEST OF SEKHMET, BETWEEN HEALTH AND DISEASE.Torras-Benezet Núria
13:30 - 15:00h Lunch
15:00 - 15:30h

Session chair: Dr. Maria Rosa Guasch-Jané, director of the Wine of Ancient Egypt/EGYWINE Project (Catalonia)

Keynote speaker: Professor Salima Ikram, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

"Images and analyses: Recent advances in mummy studies"

15:30 - 16:00h

Special communication: Professor Lisa Sabbahy, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

"An Update on Our Understanding of Disease in Ancient Egypt". 

   16:00 - 17:20h Session chair: Professor Salima Ikram, American University in Cairo (Egypt)
 2nd Session: Pharmacy and Vet in Ancient Egypt
16:00 - 17:20h

Communications:

  • 16:00-16:20h: A NEW PROPOSAL FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE ITRW-PLANT IN THE BROOKLYN PAPYRUS 47.218.48/85. Boccio Maravillas
  • 16:20-16:40h: AN APPROACH TO TRANSLATING SHRT AND DJARET. COMPARED METHODS. Gaya Montserrat Mercè
  • 16:40-17:00h: THE REMEDIES IN COPTIC MEDICINE. Sawy Mona
  • 17:00-17:20h: A CASE FOR DISEASE CONTROL IN CAPTURED BIRDS USING HYENA SALIVA?. Park Rosalind
17:20 - 18:00h

Keynote speaker: Professor Eva-Maria Geigl, Institut Jacques Monod, University Paris-Diderot/CNRS (France)

“An Egyptian cat tale told by ancient DNA?”

19.30h

Additional activities: Visit to the Medieval Hospital of Santa Creu (14th century). See more

21.00h Gala Dinner - Senyor Parellada Restaurant. See more

Friday, 26 OCTOBER 

09:00 - 10:00h

Session chair: Professor Frank Rühli, University of Zürich (Switzerland)

Keynote speaker: Professor Sahar Saleem, Cairo University (Egypt)

 "Ancient Egyptian medicine and health in the eyes of modern science"

3rd Session: Palaeopathological diagnosis and New techniques applied to the study of human remains
10:00 - 10:40h

Communications.

  • 10:00-10:20h: TOMOGRAPHIC IMAGING UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS USING PORTABLE DIGITAL PLANAR X-RAY EQUIPMENT. Eppenberger Patrick; Seiler Roger; Rühli Frank
  • 10:20-10:40h: PALÉOPATHOLOGIE D’UNE POPULATION ANTIQUE. L’OASIS DE KHARGA AUX ÉPOQUES PTOLÉMAÏQUE ET ROMAINE. Lichtenberg Roger
 10:40 - 11:10h Coffee Break
   11:10 - 11:50h

Session chair: Professor Rosalie David, University of Manchester ( UK)

Keynote speaker: Professor Frank Rühli, University of Zürich (Switzerland)

"Biomedical research on ancient Egyptian mummies." General perspectives and latest findings in the Valley of the Kings (KV 31, KV 40, KV 64) and Sheikh Abd el-Qurna (TT95)

 

 

  11:50 - 13:00h

Communications:

  • 11:50-12:10h: THE INCIDENCE OF PRE-MORTEM TRAUMA IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MUMMIES.  CT SCAN EVIDENCE. Loynes Robert
  • 12:10-12:30h: AN ORTHOPAEDIC ENIGMA. WHAT CAN DISMUTENIBTES TELL US ABOUT ORTHOPAEDIC PATHOLOGY?. Loynes Robert Habu Anne
  • 12:30-12:50h: THE CANOPIC JAR PROJECT: INTERDISCIPLINARY ANALYSES OF ANCIENT HUMAN SOFT TISSUES. Rayo Blasco Enrique; Brockbals Lana; Kramer Thomas; Galassi Francesco; Habicht Michael; Eppenberg Patrick; Rühli Frank

 

  13:00 - 13:30h

Poster session: 

  • 13:00-13:10h  ANALYSIS OF THE MINERALS USED IN THE OCULAR REMEDIES IN ANCIENT EGYPT. Argiles Sans Marc; Sabi Dolz Roger; Marques Calvo Marisol
  • 13:10-13:20h  MUMMIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT FROM THE NEW KINGDOM TO THE ROMAN PERIOD.Szvák Eniko; Szikossy Ildikó; Sklánitz Antal; János István; Kertész Zsófia; Molnár Mihály; Szeniczey Tamás; Baranyai Edina; Pabeschitz Virág; Pálfi György; Pap Ildikó; Gyõry Hedvig
  • 13:20-13:30h  A MUMMIFIED HEART FROM A MUMMIFICATION DEPOSIT OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM. Carrillo-Rodríguez Manuel F; Dorado-Fernández Enrique; Morales Antonio J.

 

   13:30 - 15:00h Lunch 
   15:00 - 15:30h

Session chair: Professor Sahar Saleem, Cairo University (Egypt)

Special communication:Dr. Albert isidro, University Hospital Sagrat Cor (Catalonia)

"Bone cancer in Ancient Egypt. State of Art"

4th Session: Mummification and Variations
15:30 - 16:30h

Communications:

  • 15:30-15.50h APPLICATION OF OILS AND RESINS DURING THE PROCESS OF MUMMIFICATION: EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS AND STUDY PROBLEMS.García Jiménez Laura
  • 15:50-16:10h EXPERIMENTAL MUMMIFICATION USING HERODOTUS DESCRIPTION - A 7-YEAR LONGTERM EXPERIENCE OF A HUMAN-SIZED ANIMAL MODEL. Andreas Nerlich; Röcker Pascale
  • 16:10-16.30h EXCAVATIONS AT THE SOUTH TOMBS CEMETERY OF AMARNA. Emma González
16:30 - 17:00h

Special communication: Professor Jesús Herrerín, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain)

 “New light on the mummification process: attempts to improve the body for the afterlife”

17:00 - 17:30h

Special communication: Dr. Rosa Dinarès Solà, University Hospital General of Catalonia ( Catalonia)

 “Ebers and Edwin Smith papyri compared to paleopathological data found in bones and mummified remains”

17:30 - 17:45h Conclusions
   

Saturday, 27 OCTOBER 

 
   10:00h

Additional activities: Route to the unedited sites of the Roman city. See more