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Artisans in Ancient Egypt

Artisans in Ancient Egypt

Date(s) - 11/23/2021
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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by Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society

Curator of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at Manchester Museum, Dr Campbell Price, will talk all about artisans in Ancient Egypt

About this event

Artisans, particularly those engaged in producing sculpture, held an especially important place in Ancient Egyptian society. This lecture explores the ‘magic’ of artistic production and traces the evidence of some artisans, who often left their mark on works they created or used their access to skills and resources to make very special objects for themselves.


Campbell Price is Curator of Egypt and Sudan at Manchester Museum, one of the UK’s largest Egyptology collections. He undertook his BA, MA, and PhD in Egyptology at the University of Liverpool, where he is now an Honorary Research Fellow. He has published widely on ancient Egyptian material culture, most recently Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt (Thames and Hudson, 2018). Campbell has lectured widely throughout the UK, and internationally.


The event will be held online, via Zoom. A link to the zoom will be sent out 2 days before the event and again 2 hours before.


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