The Archaeology of the Mind Lab
Prof. Orly Goldwasser
The Archaeology of the Mind Lab studies how different cultures, past and present, organize knowledge about the world.
Mindmapping of ancient cultures
A classifier network of Sumerian, based on the ePSD2 database.
Data collected by Bo Zhang in iClassifier.
Selz, Gebhard. 2021. “Appositive semantic classification in Sumerian Cuneiform and the implementation of iClassifier.” Ash-sharq: Bulletin of the Ancient Near East 6, 142–171.
Blue lines link classifiers and lemmas (=words) they occur with.
Red lines link classifiers that co-occur with a host lemma.
A classifier network of dissemblance graphémique in the Old Kingdom
Created by Dr. Simon Thuault in iClassifier
A classifier network of lexical borrowings from Semitic in New Kingdom texts
Created by Haleli Harel in iClassifier
To appear in:
Harel, Haleli, Orly Goldwasser and Dmitry Nikolaev. In press. ‘Mapping the ancient Egyptian mind: Introducing iClassifier, a new platform for systematic analysis of classifiers in Egyptian and beyond.’ In Ancient Egypt and New Technology: The Present and Future of Computer Visualization, Virtual Reality and other Digital Humanities in Egyptology. Edited by J. A. Roberson, R. Lucarelli and S. Vinson. Leiden: Brill.
And in Harel, Haleli. Forthcoming. A Network of Lexical Borrowings in Egyptian Texts of the New Kingdom: Organizing Knowledge according to the Classifier System. Doctoral dissertation. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
A macro map of classifier categories of lexical borrowings in Egyptian texts of the New Kingdom.