ARCE ONLINE: The Power of Ancient Egyptian Images



Presented by Dr. Rune Nyord, Assistant Professor of Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology at Emory University
Ancient Egyptian material culture is full of images, but the ways in which they were used often contradict modern intuitions about how representations work. This talk presents and discusses a number of examples that can provide clues to how the ancient Egyptians experienced and thought about images, from “portraits” idealized beyond recognition or even borrowing other peoples’ features, to figurines and drawings used to affect the depicted persons for good or ill.
Sponsored by Pam McRoberts and Eva Kirsch

Ticketed Event: Free for Bowers and ARCE Members | General $6 | Ticketholders will receive a private link to view the online presentation at 12:30 PM on the day of the program.

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Event details

December 12, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm