Antiquities

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

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

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

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

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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