Egyptian Amulets, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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The Egyptian Amulet catalog is a collaborative project between the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, and UM's Digital Library Production Service. It was created between January and May of 1998 as part of a Directed Field Experience between Matt Stoeffler, a graduate student in the School of Information, and Robin Meador-Woodruff, Associate Curator of Photographs at the Kelsey. Initally developed on a fairly small scale (roughly 360 items), the catalog's purpose was to demonstrate the feasibility and value of transfering the Kelsey catalog of artifacts from a proprietary database system to an SGML-based system providing ubiquitous web access. Important contributions were made by the following people: Melanie Grunow, UM graduate student (cataloging); John Weise, Coordinator of Image Services at DLPS; Cynthia Fandl, Digital Photographer (digital photography); Dave Detlefs, Image Services programmer.

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