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Understanding Ancient Egyptian Art:

Wall Reliefs and Murals

1.30 pm,  Monday  April 1st 2019

Examining the splendid wall reliefs and paintings found in tombs, drawing on examples from the Old, Middle and New Kingdom periods. This lecture identifies the techniques, materials and different styles used by  accomplished artisans to achieve the beautiful paintings and reliefs we can still see today, more than 3000 years after the burial tombs were sealed.

Lecturer:   Eileen Golding.  An Egyptologist, author and lecturer, Eileen specialises in the pharaohs and people of Ancient Egypt, their history, language, art, religion and funerary practices and has a keen interest in the Myths & Legends of the Ancient World. She is a guest speaker on cruise ships and lectures to Egyptology Societies throughout the UK. Her first book What Did the Poor Take with Them? published in 2013, is an academic treatise on Ancient Egyptian grave goods, while her second book Understanding Ancient Egypt published in 2014, is a more accessible introduction to the subject.

Date and Time:  1.30 pm.,  Monday  April 1st 2019

Venue:  The Assembly Rooms, Bennett St, Bath BA1 2QH

Visitors Welcome - £10.00 at the door

The Arts Society, Bath is a member of The Arts Society, an Art Education Charity