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The Light Project - Innovations

UCL The Petrie Museum

Thursday, 16 April 2015 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)

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PhD student, Meghan Strong (Cambridge), is researching how the Ancient Egyptians illuminated the world around them. She will share her insights from working with lamps in the Petrie Collection, including a discussion of the importance of lighting in temples, tombs and the afterlife. Join us then to recreate lighting a temple outside the museum.

Doors open 6pm, talk / activity starts at 6.30pm.

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UCL The Petrie Museum

The Petrie Museum houses an estimated 80,000 objects, making it one of the greatest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world. It illustrates life in the Nile Valley from prehistory through the time of the pharaohs, the Ptolemaic, Roman and Coptic periods to the Islamic period.

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