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18:30 - 20:00 6 March 2012

Getting to the Root of Egyptian Hair: African Style and Dressing


UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (link Map)
Malet Place | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Sandra Gittens

Ancient and modern hair meet at the Petrie Museum in this workshop linked to research for a forthcoming exhibition ‘African Combs: 5,000 years of culture, politics and identity’ at Cambridge. Sandra Gittens, a specialist and author on African hair, will explore the types of North, West and East African hair types/braids worn today with a practical demo of braiding by a specialist.


Debbie Challis
+44 (0)20 7679 4138 | events.petrie@ucl.ac.uk


Petrie Museum - Getting to the Root of Egyptian Hair .

Petrie Museum