The Jewel Box of Ancient Egypt: Part 2 New Kingdom to Greco-Roman
Date(s) - 11/25/2020 - 12/16/2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Joanne Backhouse
About this Event
Looking at jewellery and jewelled objects, this incorporates weapons, cult statues, mirrors and musical instruments.
How the Egyptians acquired and worked the raw materials will also be considered. This includes a wealth of information from tomb scenes illustrating workshops. The contexts of major finds of jewellery and bejewelled objects will be explored, from the New Kingdom to the Greco-Roman period. The impact Egyptian jewellery had on modern design will also be discussed.
Week 1 – New Kingdom: Royal and Elite (25th Nov)
Week 2 – The Jewels of Tutankhamun (2nd Dec)
Week 3 – Third Intermediate Period : Royal Burials at Tanis (9th Dec)
Week 4 – Greco-Roman period and reception , Cartier and Van Cleef Arpels (16th Dec)