Thursday 28 February 2019, 9.30am-2pm
The informal workshop on the topic of ritual landscapes in ancient Egypt offers an opportunity for scholars and students in Sydney and beyond to meet, share papers on their research, and exchange ideas.
The workshop is generously sponsored by CACHE - Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment. CACHE brings leading and emerging researchers from MQ’s Department of Ancient History – including the disciplines of archaeology, art history, cultural heritage preservation, papyrology, philology and cultural history – into dialogue with leading scientists from biology, environmental sciences, geography and planning, and the social sciences.
All are welcome! Registration is free, with tea and coffee provided for all attendees.
Keynote lectureProfessor Miroslav Bárta (Charles University) — Visible and yet concealed: Agency and form in some early Old Kingdom tombs in Ancient Egypt
|10:30-11:00||Dr V. Gae Callender (Charles University) — Art and Meaning in Some Hieroglyphs from Akhmim: Extending the Ritual Landscape|
|11:30-12:00||Genevieve Holt (MQ ) — Cracks in the Wall: A look at the term "palace-facade"|
|12:00-12:30||Georgia Barker (MQ) — Eternal Nourishment: A Comparative Study of Funerary Models and Wall Scenes|
|12:30-1:00||Nicolle Leary (MQ) — Animal Figures and the 'Canon of Proportion' in Old and Middle Kingdom Wall Scenes|
|1:00-1:30||Dr Alice McClymont (MQ) — Causing His Name to Live: Restoration, Reconsecration, and Reuse in the Theban Necropolis Following the Amarna Period|