Study Day - Gateway to an artistic and cultural renaissance
Details of a great upcoming study day on Saturday 16th February 2013:
Gateway to an artistic and cultural renaissance South Asasif Conservation Project in context
Dr Elena Pischikova and Dr Chris Naunton will be the principal speakers for this exciting study day which explores the process of artistic and cultural renaissance alongside political unification and the dawn of the Late Period. The day will focus on the case study of the tombs of the South Asasif necropolis in Thebes which provide an early example of what was to follow in Late Period tomb architecture, texts and decoration.
10.00 - Registration 10.30 - The Kushite conquest and Thebes in the 25th Dynasty by Dr Chris Naunton 11.30 - Break 11.50 - South Asasif Conservation Project update - overview & latest results from 2011 and 2012 by Dr Elena Pischikova 12.50 - Q&A and Discussion 13.00 - Lunch (please make your own arrangements) 14.30 - Titles in the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty by Dr Chris Naunton 15.00 - South Asasif Conservation Project - anatomy of an excavation by John Billman 15.30 - Break 15.50 - Kushite art in Karakhamun and Karabasken – Inspiration, Style and Technique by Dr Elena Pischikova 16.50 - Q&A and Discussion 17.00 - Close
Venue: G6 Lecture Theatre, Institute of Archaeology, Gordon Square, London, WC1 Cost is £35 / £30 for South Asasif Conservation Trust Friends/Patrons and Friends of the Petrie Museum.