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Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

Today opens at the British Museum a new and very interesting exhibition: Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds.

Sunken below the waters of the Mediterranean for over 1000 years, the cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus as well as their recently recovered underwater treasures are the subject of this blockbuster exhibition.  13 more words

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Interview this morning

Yours truly gave an interview to WNCN (CBS) in the Egyptian galleries this morning. We talked about cool objects in the collection. It’s one of those things you do when you’re a curator.  27 more words

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Art in Bloom 2016 (Egypt)

With this second post about floral arrangements found in the ancient galleries, I’d like to present the two that were located in the Egyptian section.  I’m also including another floral design inspired by something Egyptian that is found elsewhere in the Museum. 379 more words

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The Oracle

I wanted to do something with an Egyptian theme, so with a picture of a dancing girl that I found online, I built this composition. Also, historically, Alexander the Great went to visit the oracle at the Siwa Oasis in Egypt and it was there that he was told that he was the son of […]

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The Oracle

I wanted to do something with an Egyptian theme, so with a picture of a dancing girl that I found online, I built this composition. 45 more words