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Project Name: 
Griffith Institute Archive
Principal Investigator / Director: 
John Baines
Oxford participants: 
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  • Division: Humanities
  • Unit: Oriental Studies Faculty
  • Sub-Unit: Griffith Institute
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End Date: 
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Subject Area: 
Oriental Studies
Project Description: 

The Griffith Institute has the largest specialized Egyptological archive in the world (http://griffith.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/gri/4.html). The material in the archive includes manuscripts, photographs, drawings, sketches, watercolours, papers, correspondence, notebooks, indexes and plans of Egyptian monuments. Howard Carter's records made during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun are among the most interesting items in the Archive and are systematically being made available, as Tutankhamun: The Anatomy of an Excavation (http://griffith.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/gri/4tut.html), on the Institute's web pages. The database provides a simply search function.

Other projects the participants have been involved in: 
ICT Methods: 
Data CaptureTextual InputManual input and transcription
Data analysisSearching/LinkingContent-based image retrieval
- -Searching and querying
Data publishing and disseminationData and resource sharingResource sharing publishing
Data structuring and enhancementClassifying and linkingCataloguing and indexing
Practice-led researchScanning, Photography and ImagesImage manipulation
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25/06/2015 16:24:21
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