When:
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2024 12:30p -
1:00p

Where:
Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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Admission:
FREE

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Categories:
Accessible Spots, Art, History, University

Event website:
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Join conservator Kate Smith and Egyptologist Jen Thum for a discussion about the lives and afterlives of two Roman Egyptian funerary portraits, tracing their path from ancient burial to a modern museum collection. These portraits are now on view for the first time since 2022, when they were featured in the exhibition Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward.


Led by:

Kate Smith, Senior Conservator of Paintings and Head of Paintings Lab, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies


Jen Thum, Associate Director of Academic Engagement and Campus Partnerships and Research Curator, Division of Academic and Public Programs


Please check in with museum staff at the Visitor Services desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the talk. Talks are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.

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