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Speed Dating (Artifacts) In Ancient Egypt

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ever wanted to know how to date an Egyptian statue? What makes an Amenhotep III face recognizable? How can you tell if a piece was recarved? What about the dating of Egyptian non-royal objects? This workshop will teach some of the tricks of the trade – using the shape of an eye, or a drooping lotus, or a distinctive belly button – as well as introducing the standards of portraiture. Come and learn to date Egyptian artifacts like a pro.

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Date:
March 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Humanities Room 365
415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Website:
www.nelc.ucla.edu