April 2018

Monday, April 23, 2001

Rulers of the first three dynasties, their monuments, and significant events.

Tuesday, May 15, 2001

A slide presentation on new techniques for reconstructing ancient temple illustrations with archaeological and scientific accuracy.

Floyd Chapman

A twenty year member of the ESS, Floyd Chapman is a digital archaeological illustrator and epigrapher, specializing in the art of the ancient world in general and the art of ancient Egypt specifically. His specialty is doing full color reconstructions of Egyptian temple and tomb scenes that have lost most or all of their original color, so that you can see how they were originally painted. He has been studying the techniques of the ancient masters for the last 22 years in order to be able to reconstruct their art.

In addition to being trained in fine arts, he was educated as a cultural anthropologist and ancient historian. He is a multimedia graphic design professor at Front Range Community College and President of the Amarna Research Foundation.

Monday, October 22, 2001

Jim Lowdermilk

Jim Lowdermilk is a past-President of the Egyptian Study Society. He currently manages the ESS website and is on the Speaker’s Committee. Jim has his BA and MA in Applied Mathematics. He has published papers in the Ostracon, the Journal of the Egyptian Study Socety, and presented his research to the American Research Center in Egypt as well as the Egyptian Study Society. His interests in Egyptology include the Egyptian calendar, mathematics, pyramids, and astronomy.

Monday, April 15, 2002

Jane M. H. Bigelow