Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age

International Conference: 18-20 September 2014: Institute of Archaeology, University College, London

The purpose of this conference is to explore the fertile imaginary world of Middle Bronze Age Egypt (2000-1500BC) through its material culture and the archaeological sources from which such material is recovered.
One principal focus will be on figurines in their immediate and wider archaeological context. We also aim to explore other objects which have traditionally been interpreted as tools for the protection of mother and child, all as products of an interwoven world.The conference is an opportunity to explore how the ancient Egyptians populated their imaginary universe, combining different images, materials and objects – a “Company of Images”.

Call for Papers – Deadline for Abstracts 15 May 2014 

The proceedings will be published in 2015.

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