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Art Talk Live: Persepolis in Color

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Sep 21 2021
Art Talk Live: Persepolis in Color

Online Art Talk, open to everyone. Registration is required.

People tend to think of ancient sculpture as colorless, as it appears today. But the carved surfaces were often vibrantly painted. Scientific analysis can help us envision the Persian capital city Persepolis in its original splendor.

Led by:
Katherine Eremin, Patricia Cornwell Senior Conservation Scientist, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies

Susanne Ebbinghaus, George M.A. Hanfmann Curator of Ancient Art and Head, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art

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