Book chapterIt is generally understood that in ancient Egyptian statuary, “a private person is never sculpted together with the king”. However, an unusual small limestone statue in the collections of National Museums Scotland contradicts this understanding, depicting a man kneeling to offer a statue of a king (NMS A.1956.139). Clearly Ramesside...
The South Georgia Museum Ex-Whalers Oral History Project: recording the human history of the whaling industryIn September 2011, a two-day conference, Managing Industrial and Cultural Heritage: South Georgia in Context, was hosted in Dundee in association with The International Committee for the Conservation of Industrial Heritage and the South Georgia Association. The conference aimed to decipher the future for South Georgia’s industrial heritage, contribute to...