Broadcast/Telecast/Webcast, Lecture, Visual Art

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Flinders Petrie on Golden Mummies, Race, and Faces

( Sat., Apr. 17, 2021 )

Online, , , NC


British Egyptologist Flinders Petrie was keen on matching skulls with mummy masks and portraits and identifying what he believed to be racial types. Join Dr. Campbell Price as he discusses Petrie’s discovery of the golden mummies at Hawara and how Petrie’s study and interpretation have perpetuated racial biases and hierarchies in Egyptology.

Golden Mummies of Egypt is on display through July 11, 2021.

Related Events:

4/10 and 4/17: Sacred Geometry with Peter Marin

4/17: Flinders Petrie on Golden Mummies, Race, and Faces


Reserve your (free) spot online. This is NOT an in-person event.



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  • Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM