ALL DAY SEMINAR: Egyptian Architecture: How Did They Build That? Find us
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 9:00 am
Chapter: North Texas
Presenter: Dr. Emily Teeter, University of Chicago Oriental Institute
Location: Southern Methodist University, Dallas Hall, Room 115
Description: The Saturday Seminar presents detailed information about Egyptian building tools, materials, and techniques, and the symbolism of Egyptian tombs and temples.
Emily Teeter (PhD, University of Chicago) is an Egyptologist and Research Associate at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. She is the editor of many exhibit catalogs such as The Life of Meresamun: A Temple Singer in Ancient Egypt, and Before the Pyramids. She has curated the installation of exhibits of Egyptian Art at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Seattle Art Museum, and the permanent Egyptian gallery at the Oriental Institute Museum.
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.