Events

Ancient Egyptian Art with Rasha Soliman
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
Ancient Egyptian Art with Rasha Soliman

Event Details:

January 9th, 2019 from 6-8PM

Parson's Gallery, Urban Center @ PSU

All are Welcome

About the Event

Art usually reflects the world but in Ancient Egypt art reflected a very particular idealized world. To understand Egyptian Art, it is necessary to question its purpose; it was created for practical purposes – for worship, for daily use, or to serve needs either in the present life or the next life. In other words, a means to attain eternity. It is usually described through sculpture, relief, painting, and objects of daily life that were produced for more than three millennia of Egyptian culture.

About Dr. Rasha Soliman

Dr. Rasha Soliman is a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Lewis & Clark College for the 2018/2019 academic year. A specialist in Ancient Egypt, Dr. Soliman received her BA, MA at Helwan University in Greater Cairo, Egypt. She received her Ph.D. at the same institution, with the dissertation "Theban tombs prior to the New Kingdom". Dr. Soliman currently is appointed as an Associate Professor at Misr University for Science & Technology in Cairo and has served as Vice Dean for Educational & Students' affairs. This is her second time receiving the prestigious Fulbright award. The first time was in 2009/2010 at the University of Pennsylvania.

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