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Conference: Ancient Egyptian Coffins – Past, Present, Future

April 7, 2016 - April 9, 2016

Price Varies

The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge is pleased to announce a conference on ancient Egyptian coffins, to be held at the Judge Business School from 7–9 April 2016. The themes of the conference focus on three areas:

• Past: the development of coffins in antiquity, including technological, iconographic and text-based studies
• Present: the post-antiquity history of coffins
• Future: developments in the technical examination and analysis of coffins

The conference will coincide with the exhibition Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt, which forms part of the Museum’s bicentenary celebrations…

Please submit abstracts for papers and posters to fitzmuseum-coffins@lists.cam.ac.uk by 11 December 2015.

For more information, please see the conference information sheet and registration form: Click Here

Details

Start:
April 7, 2016
End:
April 9, 2016
Cost:
Price Varies
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/er/announce/Ancient%20Egyptian%20Coffins%20conference%20announcement%20final.pdf

Organizer

Fitzwilliam Museum
Phone:
+44 1223 332900
Website:
www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Venue

Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge , CB2 1RB
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Phone:
+442073238299
Website:
www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk