Lecture: Creation Stories Lecture: The Color of Creation Find us
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.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.