Wednesday 1 May, 1.15-2pm.
Collections Study Centre, Manchester Museum
Join our series of guest speakers for lunchtime conversations discussing key objects from the collection. This month’s conversation will be:
The Kneeling Statue of the Admiral Hor: Ships and Sculpture in Sixth Century BC Egypt.
Often overlooked because of its damaged state, the kneeling statue of Hor [Acc. no. 3750] represents an important military man of the Egyptian Twenty-Sixth Dynasty (c. 595-589 BC). Hor was Admiral of Egypt’s royal Mediterranean fleet at a time of increasingly strained international relations. Campbell Price, Curator of Egypt and the Sudan at the Museum, will discuss Hor’s role and the meanings of his temple statue.
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