Celebration in Ancient Egyptian Art

Talk | The Wallace Collection

Thursday 14 November 2013 - 14:30 until 15:30

In this lecture, Lucy Gahlin explores the depiction of celebration in Egyptian art, from elaborate temple festivals to banquets with family and friends. Examining ancient imagery to explore the clothes and adornments worn, the food and drink consumed and the entertainment enjoyed, particular attention is paid to the ‘banqueting scenes’ on the walls of non-royal tombs at Thebes, painted during the prosperous New Kingdom era (c.1550 – c.1069 BC).

This event has been organised by a local supporter group to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue information

The Wallace Collection

Hertford House, Manchester Square,, W1U 3BN

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