PresentationSee our panel discuss how reassessing 19th and 20th century colonial attitudes can bring new perspectives to fascinating aspects of ancient Egyptian culture and its place in African history. In the 19th and 20th centuries European and American Egyptologists appropriated ancient Egypt into an idea of ‘Western civilisation’ and set...
Maitland , Margaret
Egyptology, Alexander Rhind, Collectors, Egypt, Excavation export permits, Egyptian, Alexander Henry Rhind, Collecting, Excavation permissions , 19th century , Excavation licence, and Heritage protection
Conference paper (unpublished)The artist and designer William Morris taught himself to weave in 1879 and went on to produce some of the most celebrated tapestries of the 19th century. But how far can Morris’s writings on the revival of Medieval craft be accepted as the ethos behind his tapestries? Previously overlooked evidence...