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