Study Day 23/11/13: South Asasif Conservation Project in Context

southasasifStudy Day – Gateway to an artistic and cultural renaissance
South Asasif Conservation Project in context

Saturday 23rd November, Karanis Theatre, Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester
Cost is £30 / £25 for South Asasif Conservation Trust Friends/Patrons

Dr Elena Pischikova and Dr Campbell Price will be the principal speakers for this exciting study day which explores the process of artistic and cultural renaissance alongside political unification and the dawn of the Late Period. The day will focus on the case study of the tombs of the South Asasif necropolis in Thebes which provide an early example of what was to follow in Late Period tomb architecture, texts and decoration.


09.30 – Registration
10.00 – Welcome and Logistics (John Billman)
10.10 – South Asasif Conservation Project – Introduction, overview & latest results from 2012 & 2013 by Dr Elena Pischikova
11.30 – Break
12.00 – Chronological Context of the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty by Dr Campbell Price
12.30 – South Asasif Conservation Project – anatomy of an excavation by John Billman
13.00 – Lunch (please make your own arrangements)
14.30 – Creating and Dedicating a Monument in Late Period Thebes by Dr Campbell Price
15.00 – Break
15.30 – Kushite art in Karakhamun and Karabasken – Inspiration, Style and Technique by Dr Elena Pischikova
16.30 – Close

Note : The above Study Day cost includes a voluntary gift-aidable donation of £15, if you do not wish to make this donation deduct £15pp

More information can be found at the Project website. Check out the South Asasif blog.


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