Wednesday 15 January
12.30-1.30pm Sylvia’s Space
Scarabs, Moths and Spiders – find out more about some of the stories of the beasts featured in Beauty and the Beasts – have your lunch and meet new people in these informal lunchtime talks.
Protection and Becoming: The Egyptian Scarab in Art and Fantasy
The scarab beetle is synonymous with Ancient Egypt in Western thinking – weird, slightly creepy; a beauty – and a beast. This informal talk by Dr Campbell Price, Curator of Egypt and Sudan will review the scarab in ancient Egyptian art and religion, and its popular reception in some 20th Century sources.
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