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Annual British Museum Colloquium: Statues in Contexts – Production, Meaning and (Re)Uses

July 13, 2016 - July 14, 2016

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Beyond typological and stylistic discourses on Egyptian statuary, considering their architectural, cultic and production contexts can prove both fascinating and instructive…New discoveries, the recontextualisation of earlier excavated statues and recent scientific analyses provide significant new insights into the production, meaning and (re)uses of statues. The colloquium will encompass the full typological and chronological range – from the Predynastic period to Late Antiquity – and include statuary of all scales, from royal colossi to figurines.

NOTE: There is also an additional lecture in the evening (Wednesday 13 July 2016, 18.00–19.00). The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Egyptology presents Dr. Christian E Loeben, Museum August Kestner, Hanover – Click for more information about this lecture.

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Start:
July 13, 2016
End:
July 14, 2016
Cost:
Price Varies
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Website:
http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar/event_detail.aspx?eventId=2954

Organizer

British Museum – Annual Egyptological Colloquium

Venue

British Museum
Great Russell St
London, WC1B 3DG United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 20 7323 8299
Website:
https://www.britishmuseum.org/