Journal articleThe National Museums of Scotland Mummy Project has provided important new information about a burial excavated in Egypt. This has resulted in the facial reconstruction of a woman who was probably a queen at Thebes ca. 1570-1520 BCE. There are strong suggestions from the grave goods and her diet that...
Manley, Bill ; Eremin, Katherine ; Shortland, Andrew ; Wilkinson, Caroline M
Journal articleAs part of a comprehensive analytical survey, Raman spectra were obtained of pigments from ancient Egyptian funerary artefacts dating from the 17th Dynasty to the Graeco‐Roman period, using several laser excitation wavelengths. A wide colour palette has been identified with mineral pigments and pigment mixtures; several variations were detected with...
Edwards, Howell G M ; Jorde Villar, S E ; Eremin, Katherine
Journal articlen ancient Egyptian mummy from the collections of the National Museums of Scotland was examined using computerised tomography (CT) scanning as part of the NMS mummy project. A facial reconstruction was produced from the CT scans for comparison with a painted 'portrait' which covers the face of the wrappings. The...
Macleod, R I ; Eremin, Katherine ; Wright, A R ; McDonald, J
Book chapterCleopatra may be the most famous woman of ancient Egypt, but far more significant was Hatshepsut, a female pharaoh who reigned for nearly twenty years in the fifteenth century B.C., during the early period of the New Kingdom. After acting as regent for her young nephew-stepson Thutmose III, Hatshepsut assumed...
Goring, Elizabeth ; Tate, Jim ; Eremin, Katherine ; Quye, Anita