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Tutankhamun’s Funeral Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum

Tutankhamun’s Funeral Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum

. February 24, 2010

In 1908, while excavating in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, American archaeologist Theodore Davis discovered about a dozen large storage jars. Their contents included broken pottery, bags of natron (a mixture of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium sulphate, and sodium chloride that occurs naturally in Egypt), bags of sawdust, floral collars, and pieces […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum to Host Seminar on Ethiopian Manuscript

. February 24, 2010

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Ethiopian Manuscript Illumination in Context, a half-day seminar examining the Museum’s recently acquired Ethiopian Gospel book from 1504/5. The seminar features prominent scholars of Ethiopian Christianity and illumination, presenting current research to enrich understanding of this fascinating manuscript. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the Ethiopian Gospels […]

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Magenta Installation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

. February 23, 2010

Magenta Research, a US based manufacturer of high quality video extension solutions recently announced an installation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Magenta was chosen to provide a solution that extends the transmission of high definition video, audio and touch screen control. The Smithsonian desired a clean looking kiosk installation […]

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Ghost Town by Zhao Dayong Screening at MoMA

. February 23, 2010

As part of the monthly exhibition ContemporAsian, MoMA showcases films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema. Presented in special weeklong engagements, the films in the series include recent independent gems and little-seen classics. ContemporAsian […]

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The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts presents Art Auction 2010

. February 23, 2010

Art Auction 2010, The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ biennial fundraiser is scheduled for February of 2010. The Silent Auction of more than 450 works of art will take place on the evening of Thursday, February 25, from 6:30 to 9, and will include an elaborate selection of hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Tickets for all […]

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