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Julia Thorne photographing an Egyptian amulet. In the top left corner is the Tiny Egypt logo - a winged scarab holding a camera aperture, with the words 'tiny egypt' underneath
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🖼️ Tiny Egypt kicks back into action

Tiny Egypt has been a little quiet while I was working at the Garstang Museum. Now I’ve finished the project, I’m getting back on track. First things first. As you can see here, I now have a proper logo for the project. Hooray! The logo’s a winged scarab holding a camera aperture, bringing together my

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🔎 Tiny Egypt photography officially kicks off

I had my first official Tiny Egypt session this week, at Manchester Museum. (Hooray!) As you may already be aware, Manchester Museum has been having an extension built to house a new temporary exhibition space. Because the building work is being done close to where the Egypt and Sudan galleries are situated, they’ve had to

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Tiny Egypt Society news: First photography sessions booked in!

I’m excited to get Tiny Egypt going properly, and I now have sessions booked in at all three of my current partner museums: Manchester Museum, Bolton Libraries and Museums, and the Garstang Museum of Archaeology. But, I have the very difficult task of deciding what I’m going to photograph; I have so much choice!

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👁 Initial research visits are underway

Tiny Egypt is progressing. I’ve been out to the Garstang twice during December to look for objects to add to my photography wishlist. I now have over 340 objects 😲 on my list, though I may narrow it down again. I looked around the galleries, and through card catalogues and boxes of scarabs, amulets and

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