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Female Figurines from Ancient Egypt

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Date(s) - 11/26/2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Dr Joanne Backhouse, Liverpool University centre for continuing learning. Female Figurines from ancient Egypt: Function and Form OnZoom.

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Female Figurines from ancient Egypt: Function and Form

From the Predynastic to the Greco-Roman period, the ancient Egyptians created small figurines of women. They were crafted in a variety of mediums, often in an abstracted or stylised form. Initially included in burials but evidence suggests from the New Kingdom onwards they were also used in the home and a limited number were left as votives in temples. This lecture will examine the evolving form and function of these charismatic representations.

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