"The wonderful thing about Egyptian art is its immense dignity and restraint. Only the ancient Egyptians could have produced it. A sense of the sacred was in their everyday lives and in their art. It was made with eternity in mind."
— Stuart Graham as Howard Carter, The Search for Tutankhamun (2005)
Every time I look at a piece of ancient Egyptian art I can’t help wondering about the artists who created it and the people who were surrounded by it. Who were they? What were their lives like? It is this curiosity that often inspires me and influences my work and it is this curiosity that is one of the main reasons to why I wish to study egyptology … :-)