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12:00 - 12:45 21 January 2014

Egypt Awakened: The Petrie pops up at UCL Art Museum


UCL Art Museum | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

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

This talk considers Egyptian students who attended the UCL Slade School of Art, focusing on the interwar period and modernist artists in Egypt, such as Mahmoud Mohktar, as well as how the rise of Egyptian nationalism and expression of identity changed the way that antiquities were excavated by foreign archaeologists including Flinders Petrie.


Debbie Challis


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