Approaching the hieroglyphic symbols through contemporary art

«…The stone stele that was found buried in the sand in 1799 in the city of Rashid of Nile Delta was the focal point. It was the beginning of the revelation of a language and the moment of decoding the hieroglyphics by J. Fr. Champollion. Since then, it became possible for us to approach the structure of a language that is understood only in a written format. The hieroglyphics, over 2,000 in number, were a combination of symbols, logograms and alphabetical data that decorated temples and sculptures of Egypt. Specifically, there were three types: The alphabetical data that had phonetic …

Exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum

From 19/6 to 19/8 at the Museum’s Cafe area. Press release from the museum’s website here. The National Archaeological Museum, a major venue of civilization in the heart of the capital, with the exhibition of Olga Chandeli’s works, titled «Figures and Memory», inaugurates its new cultural activity that entails hosting every two months in the area of the Museum Cafe an exhibition of contemporary art works by a Greek visual artist. It is yet another cultural contribution to the visitors of the Museum, as well as the inhabitants of Athens. In her purely anthropocentric works the painter and sculptor Olga Chandeli …