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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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Mummies Arrive at California Science Center for World Premiere of Mummies of the World Exhibition

. May 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

The largest collection of mummies ever assembled will travel nearly 6,000 miles to make its highly anticipated arrival in Los Angeles on Friday, May 28. The mummies are traveling to the United States for the first time as part of the Mummies of the World exhibition, set to make its world debut at the California […]

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Lewis Chessmen on Display at National Museum of Scotland

Lewis Chessmen on Display at National Museum of Scotland

. May 21, 2010 . 0 Comments

Over 30 chess pieces from the National Museums Scotland and British Museum are starting a tour at National Museum of Scotland on 21 May and will continue to further Scottish venues. The chess pieces consist of elaborately worked walrus ivory and whales’ teeth in the forms of seated kings and queens, mitred bishops, knights on […]

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