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PolAr lecture in Cairo: The female figurines


The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: „The female figurines in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo”, by Marwa Abdel Razek (The Egyptian Museum in Cairo), a Doctorate Candidate in the Faculty of Archaeology of Cairo University.

Abstract:

From the Early Dynastic Period female figurines appeared with body details. As a result of that, the figurines which were foundlater in the Middle Kingdom to the Greco-Roman Period of Ancient Egypt reflectpure Egyptian art without any influences from foreign cultures. Many excavations throughout Egypt emphasized that there were differences between the figurines as the artists some times focused on their eyes, feminine features, hairstyle, jewelry and clothes. The female figurines in Ancient Egypt are represented widely throughout ancient Egyptian history; some of them were identified, while other sarestill a mystery with their function unknown. The female figurines at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo are made of various materials many have gaps on their provenance and dating.

Lecture: „The female figurines in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo”
Marwa Abdel Razek (The Egyptian Museum in Cairo)
Tuesday, 12th of December 2017, 7:00 p.m.
PCMA Research Centre in Cairo 11, Mahalla St., Heliopolis

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