The Most Beautiful Blue: Crafting Lions, Glaze, and Monument in Babylon, Susa, and Beyond
December 11 at 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
A group of distinguished experts and scholars introduce and discuss aspects of the rediscovery, preservation, and presentation of ancient Near Eastern glazed brick facades between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. Speakers include Noemi Dauce (Louvre, Abu Dhabi), Alireza Khounani (New York City), Sonja Radujkovic, and Stefan Simon (Berlin), and May-Sarah Zessin (Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main). The program concludes with a hands-on practice session on blue materials provided by Kremer Pigments.
The program is supported by the History of Art Department.
This event is free and open to the public; please click here to RSVP.