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Join paintings conservator Sally Woodcock and conservation scientist Narayan Khandekar for a virtual conversation on how grief is expressed in ancient Egyptian portraits and teaching about loss.
Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward is a collaborative effort drawing from the expertise of staff across the museums and other members of our community. The exhibition invites visitors to reflect upon objects that represent the deceased and were once intimately connected with their bodies. It foregrounds artistic processes and technical research but also draws attention to the complicated histories of these objects.
Sally Woodcock, Paul Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge
Narayan Khandekar, Director and Senior Conservation Scientist, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard Art Museums
This talk will take place online via Zoom. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.
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