North Texas: Ships and Glyphs: How Nautical Developments Appear in Hieroglyphs Precis

Presented by: Traci Andrews; Texas A&M University, Nautical Archaeology Program

  • 7:00 PM CTNorth Texas
  • Southern Methodist UniversityFondren Science Hall (not library) Room 123 Dallas, TX
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Lecture Information

Following an introduction to the young field of nautical archaeology and its applications in the Mediterranean and Egypt, Egyptologist Traci Lynn Andrews will present her research on how technological changes in real Egyptian boats were represented by a change in the morphology of their corresponding hieroglyphs.

Speaker Bio

Traci Andrews, Texas A&M University, Nautical Archaeology Program

Traci Lynn Andrews earned her BA in Archaeology and History at Texas A&M University before receiving her MA in Egyptian Archaeology from the University of Chicago. Her Master’s thesis utilized GIS applications to model how the Ancient Egyptians accessed their Red Sea ports. She returned to Texas A&M University in 2020 to complete her PhD in their Nautical Archaeology Program, focusing on Egyptian ship construction and maritime iconography.