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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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Museo Nazionale Romano to Loan Roman Sculptures to the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Museo Nazionale Romano to Loan Roman Sculptures to the Indianapolis Museum of Art

. June 11, 2010 . 0 Comments

Long-term loan of objects from major 1st century AD Roman tomb discovery includes three life-size portrait busts and a marble funerary urn INDIANAPOLIS, IN,- The Indianapolis Museum of Art today announced that it will receive a long-term loan of several ancient sculptures from the Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome in January 2011. On loan for a […]

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To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on Display at the Philbrook Museum

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on Display at the Philbrook Museum

. June 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

To Live Forever explores the age-old questions of immortality and life after death through the customs and funerary beliefs observed over nearly four thousand years. The exhibition answers questions about the afterlife, mummies, funerals, and tombs, as it illustrates the variety of strategies used to evade death and, ultimately gain eternal life. Open June 6 […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum Museum Puts Monumental Red-Figure Krater on View

J. Paul Getty Museum Museum Puts Monumental Red-Figure Krater on View

. June 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the installation of the Gela Krater in the permanent collection galleries at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa. The loan of this celebrated object is part of a long-term collaborative agreement between the Getty Museum and the Sicilian Ministry of Culture and […]

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Cleopatra Exhibition at Franklin Institute in Philadelphia

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface on June 5 when “Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt” opens its doors to the world for the first time at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (through January 2, 2011). The new […]

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