Category Archives: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Copenhagen

Ancient, yet so Modern – Roman Mummy Portraits from Hawara

Our earliest painted representations of the human face are the remarkable Roman Mummy Portraits found at Hawara and other sites in the Fayoum region of Egypt. These striking portraits dating from the first century AD are hauntingly beautiful and the … Continue reading

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The Body Beautiful – Male Nudes in Copenhagen Collections

Whilst in Copenhagen, I was struck by the quality of the Greek and Roman Sculpture that I saw there. Drawing from sculpture is a discipline I have continued since student days and still regularly visit the British Museum and V&A … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Pyramids – Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

A few days after my return from Egypt I had the opportunity to visit Copenhagen with the Friends of the Petrie Museum to explore the amazing Egyptian collections there. We were lucky to be able to attend the opening of … Continue reading

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