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Important Roman Sculpture Joins Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

. July 10, 2010 . 0 Comments

New York, – An ancient Roman group statue of great importance and beauty—a depiction of the Three Graces of Greek mythology—has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, the Museum’s Director. The marble sculpture is a second-century A.D. Roman copy of a Greek work from the […]

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Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations at the Smithsonian

. July 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

“Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History from Sept. 29, 2010. The exhibition will feature more than 200 artifacts—covering nearly 11,000 years of history—which range from items from the earliest villages to masterpieces of medieval religious art, give an overview of the island’s unique culture. Among […]

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King Tut Exhibition Makes its Denver Debut

King Tut Exhibition Makes its Denver Debut

. June 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Denver, Colo. – The Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) highly anticipated summer exhibition, Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, opens to the public June 29, 2010 and runs through Jan. 9, 2011. Featuring more than 100 treasures from the tomb of King Tut and additional ancient sites, the exhibition will make its debut and […]

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Liebieghaus Sculpture Collection Presents Sahure: Death and Life of a Great Pharaoh

. June 22, 2010 . 0 Comments

Egypt holds a great mysterious allure. More than 4,500 years ago, on the border between the fertile Nile valley and the desert, gigantic pyramids and temple complexes were built for life in the netherworld. With these monuments, the pharaohs of the Old Kingdom brought about the culmination of Egyptian art and culture. One of those […]

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British Museum to Host Exhibition of Egyptian Book of the Dead

. June 17, 2010 . 0 Comments

The British Museum is to present an exhibition focusing on the Egyptians Book of the Dead, following the ancient Egyptians’ journey from death to the afterlife. Open 4 November 2010–6 March 2011. This exhibition will for the first time explain the content and meaning of the famous and enigmatic Egyptian Book of the Dead – […]

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