Antiquities

Freedom Center welcomes world-renowned archaeologist

Freedom Center welcomes world-renowned archaeologist

Zahi Hawass presents lecture on the mysteries of the Pyramids and the Sphinx CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Cincinnati Museum Center will host a lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawass, one of the world’s most famous archaeologists and Egyptologists, on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Dr. […]

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Marvellous Mummies exhibition at The Ure Museum of Classical Archaeology

Learn about the Ancient Egyptian process of mummification and the journey to the afterlife, on Thursday 19th February 2pm – 4pm Make your own canopic jar and have a go at mummifying an orange! Booking is essential. Events are suitable for children aged 6 – 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the […]

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Mummies of the World opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Mummies of the World opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Largest collection of mummy artifacts ever assembled shares science and stories of mummification CINCINNATI – The nationally-recognized Mummies of the World exhibition made its Cincinnati debut at Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the real science and real stories behind real mummies from around the globe. The exhibition will run […]

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Mummies of the World: The Exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Museum Center November 26

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition to debut at Cincinnati Museum Center November 26

Largest collection of mummies ever assembled CINCINNATI – The nationally recognized Mummies of the World exhibition will make its Greater Cincinnati debut at the Cincinnati Museum Center on November 26, 2014. The exhibition The New York Times calls “magical and mythical” presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience real mummies, real science, real people. And the […]

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Zayed National Museum announces A History of the World in 100 Objects

Zayed National Museum announces A History of the World in 100 Objects

The Zayed National Museum presents A History of the World in 100 Objects an exhibition on view 23 April–1 August 2014. Offering a glimpse of the eagerly anticipated Zayed National Museum, TCA Abu Dhabi has collaborated with the British Museum to present A History of the World in 100 Objects; an inspiring exhibition that captures […]

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Norton Simon Museum opens In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

Norton Simon Museum opens In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

The Norton Simon Museum presents In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas an exhibition on view March 28, 2014 – August 25, 2014. In the Land of Snow is the Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art, bringing together exceptional Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhist sculptures along with significant thangka (flat […]

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British Museum presents From temple to home celebrating Ganesha

The British Museum in London presents From temple to home celebrating Ganesha an exhibition on view 27 February – 25 May 2014. The elephant-headed Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu gods – the creator and remover of obstacles. The main stone sculpture in the display was carved from schist around 800 years ago […]

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Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection an exhibition on view through August 31, 2014.. Fearsome warriors clad head-to-toe in highly decorated armor, samurai of 12th through 19th century Japan symbolized the power, honor and valor of the country’s military elite. Led by omnipotent warlords called shoguns, samurai have […]

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British Library acquires renaissance masterwork of manuscript illumination for the nation

British Library acquires renaissance masterwork of manuscript illumination for the nation

An illuminated play text from the fifteenth century, has been acquired for the nation and allocated to the British Library by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax under the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) Scheme which is administered by Arts Council England on behalf of the Department for Culture Media and Sport. The acquisition was […]

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