|Course:||Ancient Egyptian Palace Paintings|
|Start Date:||14th April 2020|
|End Date:||16th April 2020|
|Res Fee (from):||£338.00|
|Non Res Fee:||£226.00 What's included?|
The palaces of the 14th Century BC pharaohs Amenhotep III and Akhenaten have been excavated at Malkata in Western Thebes (Luxor) and Amarna in Middle Egypt, revealing extensive painted decoration, both on the floors and walls. In this course we will explore the archaeological excavations that have exposed such wonderful examples of ancient Egyptian art; the paintings themselves; and the modern housing and conservation of these fragments of fragile painted plaster. All-comers welcome.
Lucia Gahlin is an Honorary Research Associate at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology, teaches Egyptology for the University of Exeter, and lectures widely throughout the country. She has worked extensively in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London, and has been Registrar for Barry Kemp’s archaeological expedition at Tell el Amarna in Middle Egypt. She leads tours to Egypt, and her publications include Egypt. Gods, Myths and Religion (Anness, 2001), and chapters in The Egyptian World (ed. Toby Wilkinson, Routledge, 2007). She is Chair of the Friends of the Petrie Museum, Deputy Director of Bloomsbury Summer School, and an accredited NADFAS lecturer.Back to List Make Booking Enquiry
The audience at wonderful Dillington House proved, once more, to be intelligent, informed and engaged with the subject. It is a delight to talk at a place where the thirst for culture and knowledge remains both broad and deep.