Friday, 10 July 2015

Making Colossal Statues in Ancient Egypt - Manchester Museum - Friday 17 July, 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.  

Book online at or phone 0161 275 2648, free

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