Workshop 2

Horniman Museum, London
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/
9th June 2009
10.00 am until 5.30pm

Session 1 - Ivory Histories: trade, working, acquisition and other stories
Session 2 - Objects and Collections
Session 3 - Roundtable Discussion on Protocols, Annotated Bibliography & Future Research and Collaboration



Registration & Coffee/Tea from 9.30am
10.00 am welcome address

Session 1 – Ivory Histories: trade, working, acquisition and other stories

10.10-10.35: The Viking Trade in Walrus Ivory.
Søren M Sindbæk, Department of Archaeology, University of York.
10.35-11.00: Whale Ivory Valuables in Fiji.
Steven Hooper, Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas University of East Anglia.
11.00-11.25: Nineteenth Century Carved Tusks from the Loango Coast in the African Collection of World Museum Liverpool.
Zachary Kingdon, Curator of African Collections, World Museum Liverpool

11.25-11.45 am Tea and Coffee

11.45-12.10: The Eastern African Ivory Trade and its global connections.
Mark Horton, Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol
12.10-12.35: Le Havre, l'importation d'ivoire et la production ivoirière en Haute-Normandie,
Pierre Ickowicz, Conservateur en chef, Château-Musée de Dieppe, Dieppe
12.35-13.00: David le Marchand 1674-1726, ‘An Ingenious Man for Carving in Ivory.’
Charles Avery, Independent Fine Art Consultant, Beckenham
1.00 pm Lunch

2.00 pm Session 2 – Objects and Collections

2.00-2.25: Ivory and the Sheffield Cutlery Industry.
Joan Unwin, Archivist, The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, Sheffield
2.25-2.50: Medieval Byzantine Ivories: A Researcher’s View.
Anthousa Papagiannaki, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford
2.50-3.15: Consolidation of Carved Ivory Panels on an Egyptian Door from the Islamic Middle Ages.
Carola Schueller, Furniture Conservator, Victoria & Albert Museum

3.15-3.30 pm Tea and Coffee

15.30-15.55: Early Egyptian ivories from the Hierakonpolis ‘Main Deposit’
(c. 3100 BC).
Liam McNamara, St John’s College, University of Oxford
15.55-16.20: Are the Palaeolithic Beads from Abri Pataud, Dordogne (~22,000 BP) made of Ivory?
Carol Vercoutère, K. Müller and I. Reiche, Département de Préhistoire, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris & Laboratoire du Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France.

16.20-16.30: Break

Session 3: Roundtable Discussion

Protocols, Annotated Bibliography & Future Research and Collaboration

17.30 Close.