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Making Colossal Statues in Ancient Egypt

July 14, 2015

Making Colossal Statues in Ancient Egypt

Fri 17 Jul, 1-2pm

Like the Rapa Nui, the ancient Egyptians are well-known for creating impressive, over-lifesize stone statues. This talk explores the means of quarrying, transport and activation of colossi in ancient Egypt, and asks why we find such monuments so appealing.

Price: Book online at mcrmuseum.eventbrite.com or phone 0161 275 2648, free, adults.

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