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LECTURE: A Complete Cosmos: The Tomb of an Egyptian Governor and Its Secrets

LECTURE: A Complete Cosmos: The Tomb of an Egyptian Governor and Its Secrets

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LECTURE: A Complete Cosmos: The Tomb of an Egyptian Governor and Its Secrets

Date: Monay, March 17, 2014, 7:30pm

Chapter: Georgia (Atlanta)

Speaker: Dr. Lawrence Berman, Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Location: Emory University’s White Hall, Room 110 (on the ground floor; White Hall is near museum)

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Description: This lecture will consider the tomb of Governor Djehutynakht from the 12rh Dynasty (about 2000 BC).  The Boston Museum of Fine Arts participated in the discovery of this tomb and was awarded the contents by the Egyptian government.  The objects from the tomb have newly been conserved and restored by the BMFA.  This lecture will be a fascinating look at the world of Governor Djehutynakht and his peers and provides insight into the cosmos as the Egyptians of the 12th Dynasty perceived it.

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