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11 November 2022: Tutankhamun on Tahrir Square

28 October 2022

During the ‘Month of Tutankhamun’, the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden organises a conversation on the 11th of November. Curator Daniel Soliman (Egyptian and Nubian collections) will speak to three Egyptian guests about the relationship between ancient Egypt and contemporary Egypt.

What does ancient Egypt mean to Egyptians today? What significance does ancient culture have in contemporary Egyptian art and society? And how is the imagery from ancient Egypt put to strategic use, both by those in power and their opponents? For more information, please see the attached PDF or this webpage

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