Funerary Treasures from Ancient Egypt

With over a hundred objects from the Brooklyn Museum’s fine collection of Ancient Egyptian art, “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum” is a spellbinding, traveling exhibition in the United States. The exhibition focuses, not surprisingly, on the religious beliefs of the Egyptians. Specific attention is given to the practical and economic concerns… Continue reading Funerary Treasures from Ancient Egypt

King Tutankhamun Exhibition Arrives in Australia

For our readers “Down Under,” please note that a fantastic exhibition is in your country for the very first time. The Melbourne Museum and National Geographic are sponsoring “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” in Melbourne, Australia. This has already drawn over seven million visitors in the United States and Europe in the… Continue reading King Tutankhamun Exhibition Arrives in Australia

Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa

Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa, an exhibition at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, takes the visitor deep into the heart of one of Africa’s most mysterious and fascinating ancient kingdoms. Showcasing over a hundred objects and works of craftsmanship, this is the first major Nubian exhibition in the United… Continue reading Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa

Roads of Arabia

Roads of Arabia is the first major exhibition of ancient objects, jewelery, art, and goods from the Arabia Peninsula –specifically, Saudi Arabia. It will be on international tour until 2013, visiting Paris, Barcelona, St. Petersburg, Berlin, and Chicago along the way. Writing in the Parisian daily Le Figaro, Eric Biétry-Rivierre marveled at the discovery of… Continue reading Roads of Arabia