Egyptian tombs were created to house the mummy of the deceased. They were a place of interaction between the living and the dead were offerings were made. In addition, the imagery depicted on the walls ensured an eternal supply of food and drink. It also facilitated the resurrection of the deceased, rejuvenated and renewed. Learn to ‘read’ the images of eternity. Discover continuity and change, in vision and artistic techniques, from the Old Kingdom to the New Kingdom.
Recommended reading (for publication in brochure):
- Hartwig, M. K. (2004) Tomb Painting and Identity in Thebes, 1419 – 1372 BC/ by Melinda K. Hartwig. Turnout: Foundation Egyptologique Reine Elisabeth.
- Snape, S. (2011) Ancient Egyptian Tombs: The Culture of Life and Death. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Parkinson, R. (2008) The Painted Tomb-Chapel of Nebamun. London: The British Museum Press.
Dayschool: Wednesday, 1st November 2017 Time: 10.30am– 4.30pm
Cross Street Chapel
Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL
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Please note Sarah has recently changed address. To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with cheque payment to:
Dr Joanne Backhouse, 42 Urmson Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 7LG