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Women in Egyptian Art Lucia Gahlin Thursday 21 November 2019

In ancient Egyptian society men held important posts as officials, priests and military commanders, with the pharaoh the most powerful figure of all. 

Yet some of the most stunning images in ancient Egyptian art represent women.  This lecture attempts to explain how these beautiful images reflect contemporary attitudes and social norms and what they reveal about the place of women in ancient Egyptian life and its art.

The lecture, which will take place at the JobServe Community Stadium Colchester CO4 5UP, will begin at 11.00 am.  Coffee will be served from 10.15.