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Lecture: Creation Stories Lecture: The Color of Creation

Lecture: Creation Stories Lecture: The Color of Creation

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Lecture: Creation Stories Lecture: The Color of Creation

Date: Tuesday, February 10, 7:30 pm

Chapter: Georgia (Atlanta)

Speaker: Dr. Gay Robins, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Art History, Emory University

Location: Carlos Museum, Reception Hall, Level Three

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Description: Dr. Robins will explore the ways in which ancient Egyptians used color to represent the concept of a new creation that came with each new day.  For the ancient Egyptians, nothing existed before creation except a dark and watery void.  With creation came light – and color.

 
 

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