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LECTURE: Fishing, Fowling and Foreigners: The Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hassan, Egypt

LECTURE: Fishing, Fowling and Foreigners: The Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hassan, Egypt

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LECTURE: Fishing, Fowling and Foreigners: The Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hassan, Egypt

Date: Wednesday, Decvember 1, 2010, 7:00pm

Chapter: Atlanta, Georgia

Speaker: Dr. Alexandra Woods, Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Location: Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, Reception Hall (3rd Floor), 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322

For more information please email ehornor@emory.edu

This lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available at the Fishburne Parking Deck or the Oxford Road Parking Deck, 1390 Oxford Road Atlanta, GA 30322.

Description: Dr. Woods provides a history of the excavations of the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs with particular focus on the tombs of the well-known officials Khumhotep II and Amenemhat. She will highlight the importance of the extensive biographical inscriptions, the outstanding quality of the art and unique themes represented in the tombs as well as the imposing architectural design.

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