Project Curator: Egyptian Statues

Project Curator: Egyptian Statues
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £25,918
Location: London

This is an early-career opportunity to join the British Museum as a Project Curator to document Egyptian statuary in the collection. You will improve the documentation (photography, catalog descriptions) of pharaonic statuary in the British Museum collection, which will be made available via the British Museum Collection Online.

Key areas of responsibility:

To photograph and research the objects (including inscriptions) and then update the entries
on statuary in the MI+ collection catalog and ODIN image database
To liaise with conservation and collections management staff
Other duties as assigned
Person specification:

The successful candidate will have a degree in Egyptology or related subject and have knowledge of Egyptian hieroglyphs along with experience of object handling/Egyptian material culture. You will have a background in either working/volunteering or research in an archaeological museum and experience of photographic documentation.

About the British Museum:

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workplace and offers a competitive benefits package including:

Membership of the civil service pension scheme
Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
Generous annual leave allowance
Interest-free season ticket loan
Child care voucher scheme
Professional & personal development opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme
Discounts on food and gift shop purchases

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