Fit Bodies: Statues, Athletes and Power Exhibition

This exhibition runs from Tue, 22nd Jan 2013 to Tue, 26th Nov 2013

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 23rd Jan 2013

What is a fit body? What do we mean by ‘fit’? The idea of fit body has changed over time or has it?

The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs proved their fitness every 30 years in Sed festival and today such physical prowess is not expected from our political leaders, though arguably we still prefer tall and slim Prime Ministers / Presidents in Anglo world.

Cost: Free


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

Add to Calendar 23/01/2013 23/01/2013 Europe/London Fit Bodies: Statues, Athletes and Power Exhibition What is a fit body? What do we mean by ‘fit’? The idea of fit body has changed over time or has it?The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs proved their fitness every 30 years in Sed festival and today such physical prowess is not expected from our political leaders, though arguably we still pr...

IanVisits
https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2013/01/23/fit-bodies-statues-athletes-and-power-exhibition-26434
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT DD/MM/YYYY

See more events on the same day or today or this month


Location

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology,

University College London, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Google Map of Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Nearest tube and train stations to Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Metropolitan
Hammersmith & City
Circle
Northern
Victoria
Northern
Victoria
Mainline Terminus
Get travel routes from
to Euston Square

Sign up for a free weekly guide to what's on in London

Sample Issue

More local events coming soon

£8.40  
A guided tunnel boat trip beneath the streets of London via the Islington tunnel.  ()
£5  
In this special event, Dora Thornton, British Museum, and Professor James S Shapiro, Columbia University, discuss how Shakespeare’s extraordinary plays responded to these tumultuous events.
12:00 AM
£15  
Author Andrew Robinson introduces the Indus civilisation that flourished for half a millennium from about 2600 to 1900 BC
12:00 AM
£10  
In the shadow of the sea-nymphs on the Nereid Monument in Room 17, this special event presented by Poet in the City explores the relationship between poetry and the sea through the ages
12:00 AM
£5  
Ancient Greece and ancient Egypt can seem like worlds apart, particularly in terms of their philosophical traditions, but they are closer than they seem
12:00 AM
£10  
An exclusive architect-led, behind the scenes tour of this RIBA London Award winning building by Takero Shimazaki Architects
9:30 AM
£35  
Walk Every Street In Soho During a truly unique near 10 mile walk you will discover all of Soho's 119+ streets, mews, courts and other thoroughfares
10:00 AM
£4  
A rare opportunity to descend into the historic ice wells beneath the floor of the London Canal Museum.  ()
10:00 AM
£18  
The dramatic renewal of this key two-station transport hub kick-started the transformation of 67acres of old railway and industrial land behind, now known as King’s Cross Central
10:30 AM
Free  
A chance to have a guided tour of the Kennel Club's headquarters building in Picadilly.
11:00 AM
£10  
Guided tours of this ancient former monastery hidden behind high walls near the Barbican  ()
11:00 AM
£10  
Guided tours of this ancient former monastery hidden behind high walls near the Barbican  ()
11:00 AM
£12  
From rock 'n roll's arrival in the late 1950s, through 1960s rhythm & blues and psychedelia to the dawn of punk in the 1970s, Soho's music clubs blazed an unforgettable trail
11:00 AM
£10  
Guided tours of this ancient former monastery hidden behind high walls near the Barbican  ()
11:00 AM
£18  
This guided walk round the Strand, Fleet Street and St Paul's surveys London's shifting landscape of power
11:00 AM
£12  
The Regent's Park is one of London's finest public spaces
11:00 AM
£10  
Explore this fascinating area, which is far from grey! You will visit gardens and graves, meet doctors and dentists, lawyers and ladies of the night and even a cross dresser
11:00 AM
£18  
This guided walk round the Strand, Fleet Street and St Paul's surveys London's shifting landscape of power
11:00 AM
£18  
Who's The Man? How is he controlling us? This guided walk round the Strand, Fleet Street and St Paul's surveys London's shifting landscape of power
11:00 AM
Free  
Sensing Camden Town - the sights, sounds, smells, taste and feel of Camden Town will come alive through a discovery walk from Chalk Farm underground station to Camden Town led by a Camden Tours Guides
11:00 AM
£12  
The Regent's Park is one of London's finest public spaces
11:00 AM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.  ()
12:15 PM

 

What's on in London
London Calendar
<Jun Aug>
S M T W T F S
          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31