ARCE: Ouch! Pain, Emotion, and Foreigners in Ancient Egyptian Art

Presented by Dr. Tara Prakash, Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the Egyptian Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
This lecture will consider the ancient Egyptian conception of pain and the significance that it held in their culture. Frequently depicted in Egyptian art through iconographic and compositional cues rather than facial expressions, the representation of pain was limited to certain contexts and individuals, but why?

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium

Ticketed Event: Free for Bowers & ARCE members | General $12 PURCHASE TICKETS 

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Event details

September 14, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm