This paper presents a metric analysis and interpretation of the 3D survey of the Late Roman Fort of Umm al-Dabadib (Kharga Oasis, Egypt). The aim is to verify if a modular measure was used in the construction of the Fort and whether this was congruent with Roman or Egyptian units of measurement. This research is part of the project LIFE (Living in a Fringe Environment), funded by the ERC CoGrant 681673.

Metric analysis and interpretation of the unit of measurement in the Late Roman Fort of Umm al-Dabadib (Egypt)

F. Fiorillo;C. Rossi
2017

Abstract

This paper presents a metric analysis and interpretation of the 3D survey of the Late Roman Fort of Umm al-Dabadib (Kharga Oasis, Egypt). The aim is to verify if a modular measure was used in the construction of the Fort and whether this was congruent with Roman or Egyptian units of measurement. This research is part of the project LIFE (Living in a Fringe Environment), funded by the ERC CoGrant 681673.
Proceedings of the 3rd IMEKO International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
978-92-990084-0-9
metrology, Egypt, Late Roman Period, Western Desert, Kharga Oasis
File in questo prodotto:
File Dimensione Formato  
FIORILLO_ROSSI.pdf

accesso aperto

: Publisher’s version
Dimensione 3.38 MB
Formato Adobe PDF
3.38 MB Adobe PDF Visualizza/Apri

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: http://hdl.handle.net/11311/1045444
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus ND
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? ND
social impact