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Jerash Silver Scroll: Virtually Unfolded Volume

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posted on 20.04.2020, 05:39 authored by Daniel BaumDaniel Baum, Felix Herter, Verena M. Lepper

A new virtual unfolding technique was applied to a silver scroll excavated in Jerash, Jordan, in 2014. As result of the unfolding, 17 lines of writing are clearly visible in the unfolded volumetric data that is published here.


The original micro-CT data was published in the following reference: Lichtenberger, Achim; Raja, Rubina (2020): Jerash Silver Scroll: Computed Tomography Data. figshare. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.12136380.v1

Funding

European Research Council (ERC) project ELEPHANTINE “Localizing 4000 Years of Cultural History. Texts and Scripts from Elephantine Island in Egypt” [Project ID 637692, funded under H2020-EU.1.1.].

Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (BKM), Germany

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