From the Fjords to the Nile

Object Matters researcher Saphinaz Amal Naguib has contributed to the anthology From the Fjords to the Nile: Essays in honour of Richard Holton Pierce on his 80th birthday edited by Paul Steiner, Alexandros Tsakos, Eivind Heldaas Seland which is out on Archaeopress.  Her chapter contribution is entitled “Bridging Gaps: Archaeological Sources and Resources in Museums” and deals with the archaeology …

Memory and its materiality: the crafting of heritage – by Saphinaz-Amal Naguib

Abstract of paper presented in Prague at the 1st Object Matters-workshop, 10-13 December, 2015. Memory and its materiality is about the transformation of fragments of material culture, unpretentious things, into heritage. Materiality does not merely refer to the material properties of things, their type, shape, measurements, texture and style. It also points to their relations to people and to what …