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Roman Dress in the Context of Palmyra

Roman Dress in the Context of Palmyra, a joint seminar between the The Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research and the Palmyra Portrait Project, Aarhus University, May 1, 2014

Speakers:

Dressing up for religious action: Priestly dress in Palmyra
Rubina Raja (Palmyra Portrait Project)
Achilles’ new clothes – wall paintings as expressions of dress culture in Palmyra
Annette Højen Sørensen (Palmyra Portrait Project)
Depicting material qualities in Palmyrene limestone sculpture
Annette Schieck (Textile Museum Krefeld)
Roman imperial luxury dress
Berit Hildebrandt (Marie Curie Fellow)
Textiles and drapery in Palmyrene female portrait busts
Signe Krag (Palmyra Portrait Project)
Parthian robes as the costume of choice in the Palmyrene funerary portraits
Tracey Long (Palmyra Portrait Project)
Roman mourning clothes in the literary sources
Christopher Degelmann (Lived Ancient Religion, ERC project, University of Erfurt)

Must register by April 23, 2014.


Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Courses & Workshops

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