LECTURE: Imagery of Vultures in Ancient Egyptian Art Find us
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 4:00pm
Chapter: Georgia (Atlanta)
Speaker: Dr. Gay Robins, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Art History at Emory University
Location: Carlos Museum, Reception Hall
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Description: Dr. Robins discusses the imagery of vultures in ancient Egyptian art, including a relief of a goddess wearing a vulture headdress in the Carlos Museum collection.
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.