American Univesity of Beirut

Shattered glass of Beirut: a story of collaboration and repair

​​​On October 7, 2022, 7:30 - 8:30 pm Beirut Time, Dr Nadine Panayot, Curator of the Archaeological Museum at the American University of Beirut, will be joined by Project Curator Dr Zeina Klink-Hoppe and Arts Scholars Senior Inorganics Conservator Dr Duygu Camurcuoglu from the British Museum for an online event entitled “Shattered glass of Beirut: a story of collaboration and repair” to discuss the international collaboration which has brought the shattered vessels of the American University of Beirut Archaeological Museum to the Museum’s world-class conservation centre and, piece by piece, put them back together again.

The eight vessels on display in the Asahi Shimbun Displays (Room 3) Shattered glass of Beirut ​until 23 October 2022, collectively speak of the rich cultural heritage of the wider region – and now tell new stories through the scars they bear.

To attend this online event please book now to secure your place or you can also watch the event streamed on the British Museum's events YouTube channel​

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