Breaking the Noses on Egyptian Statues

Date: 

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
BreakingNosesFocusing on the ancient world of the pharaohs and on the Late Antique world that emerged following Egyptian conversion to Christianity, Edward Bleiberg, Senior Curator, Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Near Eastern Art, Brooklyn Museum, will examine the patterns of damage inflicted on Egyptian images for personal, political, religious, and criminal reasons. He will also highlight how close inspection of statue damage can reveal who damaged the statue and why. Free and open to the pubic. Free parking will be available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage. This event will also be livestreamed and a recording will become available after the event. For additional information, click here.