This project to return faces and identities to the two ancient Egyptian human beings under the stewardship of the Archaeological Museum was generously funded by a Johns Hopkins University Arts Innovation Grant and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It has also brought together the expertise of many professional collaborators across disciplines. The participants in this project are listed below by institution. We are delighted to acknowledge the support of Goucher College, Baltimore, MD in carrying out this research. We are particularly grateful to our co-investigators at FaceLab, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool School of Art and Design for their extraordinary contributions.
At the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum:
Sanchita Balachandran, Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum (JHUAM), Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS); art conservator specializing the preservation of ancient archaeological material
Meg Swaney, Egyptology graduate student, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Betsy Bryan, Professor of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Studies, and Director of the JHUAM; expertise in ancient Egyptian art and archaeology
Kate Gallagher, Assistant Curator and Registar; expertise in collections management
Caroline Wilkinson, Professor and Director, The Face Lab, Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool, United Kingdom; expertise in archaeological facial reconstruction, with extensive experience in ancient Egyptian populations.
Kathryn Smith, visual/forensic artist and curator, and doctoral researcher at the LJMU’s Face Lab; expertise in facial depiction
Mark Roughley, Research and Teaching Assistant at Liverpool School of Art and Design, and a member of the LJMU’s Face Lab;expertise in facial depiction
Jennifer Jarvis, Department of Conservation and Preservation; paper conservator
Alessandro Scola, Department of Conservation and Preservation; senior book conservator
Amy Kimball, Head of Materials Management, Special Collections
Juan R. Garcia, Associate Professor, and Director of the Facial Aesthetics Clinic, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI); specialties in facial prosthetics and medical sculpture
Christopher B. Ruff, Professor of Functional Anatomy and Evolution; expertise in paleoanthropology
Warren Grayson, Associate Professor, Laboratory for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, JHMI; expertise in craniofacial structure and tissues
Michael Raphael and associates, Direct Dimensions, Baltimore, MD; expertise in 3-D imaging and photogrammetry
Cathy Schaefer, Splice Design Group; design consultant
Richard Jasnow, Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Studies, The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University; expertise in literary texts of the Late Period
Joel Schildbach, Professor of Biology and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education, The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University; advice on biological deterioration
Kathlyn Cooney, Professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles; advice on coffin decoration
Kate Prizel, former pathologist at Johns Hopkins University.
William Peck, Egyptologist, Detroit, MI.
Craig Hankin, Director, Center for Visual Arts, KSAS; expertise in painting and drawing