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Conference on Egyptian collections

From: Jessica Suess <jessica.suess<-a>
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Understanding Egyptian Collections:  Innovative display and research
    projects in museums
Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
1-2 September 2014
Bookings now open

     <URL:http://goo.gl/ShLzE9>

We are pleased to announce that bookings are now open for this
conference on the care and display of Egyptian collections that will
be hosted at the Ashmolean Museum in September 2014.

The first day of this two day conference will focus on the major
works undertaken at the Ashmolean Museum for the redisplay of their
Egyptian collections in new galleries which opened to the public in
November 2011.  As well as talks there will be technical tours of
the galleries and an opportunity to see the Ashmolean's temporary
exhibition Discovering Tutankhamun

    <URL:http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/discovertut>

The second day will feature talks from speakers from all over the
work around the themes of conserving, displaying, understanding and
interpreting Egyptian collections.

Further details about the conference including a list of speakers is
now available

    <URL:http://www.oxfordaspiremuseums.org/egyptian-conservation-conference>

Bookings cost UKP150 for the two days, there is also a discounted
rate of UKP90 for students.

Led by the Ashmolean Museum, this conference is also supported by
ICON and Oxford ASPIRE.

Jessica Suess
Oxford ASPIRE
Oxford University Museums
+44 1865 613783


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