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Representations of women from ancient Egypt: Lecture 5 Middle Kingdom

Date(s) - 02/24/2021
12:00 am

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£8.14 USD
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Dr Joanne Backhouse

Online Event

by Dr Joanne Backhouse

Date And Time

Wed, 24 February 2021

11:00 – 12:30 PST

Fifth lecture of series examining the changing representations of women from ancient Egypt: Middle Kingdom non royal (2055 – 1650 BC)

About this Event

Through the looking glass (I): Representations of women from ancient Egypt

How women were depicted throughout Pharaonic history reveals much about their roles and perceived qualities. This lecture series will chart their changing representations over time. Using a series of case studies, we will consider what we can learn from these images, while being aware of the limitation of the data. Gender is only one aspect of identity, class, age, and ethnicity also underpin life experiences. How these factors combine with gender will be examined.

This ticket is for lecture one

Week 5 – 24th Feb

Middle Kingdom – Elite and non-elite

A handbook will be provided and articles and links sent out after each lecture as appropriate.

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