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Carlos Museum, Tate Room, Level 1, Emory University
Egyptologist Annie Shanley will show children how to read and write Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Carlos Museum, Reception Hall, 3rd Floor, Emory University
Presented by Dr. Melinda Hartwig and Dr. Hilary Gopnik
Looting and the destruction of antiquities in Egypt have risen sharply in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. However, the recent destruction of the archaeological sites in the Middle East is only the latest in a long history of loss.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.