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The international symposium ‘Phryne’s complexion. Therapeutics and cosmetics in the Antiquity period’, which will take place in Paris on January 14th and 15th 2016, forms part of the work of the Polyre Chair’s research program.

Caption: Jean-Léon Gérôme - Phryne in front of the Areopagus

This international conference forms part of the work of the Polyre Chair’s research program. During these two days, entitled ‘Phryne’s complexion. Therapeutics and cosmetics in the Antiquity period’, the polychrome issue will be addressed in terms of the attention given to the body from a transdisciplinary perspective, bringing together archeologists, historians, philologists and chemists.

See the schedule for the symposium here

 

Practical information
Symposium dates: Thursday 14th and Friday 15th January, 2016
Location: Maison de la recherche, 28 rue Serpente 75006 Paris – room D 035
Register with Muriel Labonnelie 

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