Dr. Lissette Jimenez
"Mummy Portraits and Shrouds: Images of the Dead from Roman Egypt"
Dr. Jimenez will join our Stanford AIA Chapter on Friday, February 13 at 8:00pm, Packard Bldg., Room 101
Reception to follow.
Lecture is free and open to the public.
Lissette M. Jimenez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Archaeology from Columbia University class of 2006. In 2009 she earned her Masters degree in Near Eastern Studies with an emphasis in Egyptian Art and Archaeology at the University of California, Berkeley. Lissette is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley. Her research interests include the funerary function, stylistic development, production, and materiality of the Greco-Roman mummy shrouds of ancient Egypt. Her dissertation is titled "Shrouded in Mystery: Constructions of Identity and Materiality of the Greco-Roman Mummy Shrouds of Ancient Egypt (1st c. BCE-4th c. CE)."
For more information: Dr. Jimenez's web page