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Fall Forum Discussion: Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum

Date
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Time
12:00 PM–04:00 PM
Fall Forum Discussion: Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum

Join distinguished scholars as they explore topics related to the special exhibition Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum, on view at the Walters Art Museum from October 6, 2013, until January 5, 2014. Speakers will reveal how archaeological, commercial, cultural and political events in the past continue to shaped the presentation of ancient Egyptian art in museums today. The audience is encouraged to participate in discussion. 

Speakers

Dr. Marden Nichols, Assistant Curator of Ancient Art for the Walters Art Museum
Dr. Terry Wilfong, Associate Professor of Egyptology and Associate Curator of Graeco-Roman Egyptian Collections, University of Michigan/Kelsey Museum of Archeology
Dr. Jennifer Gates-Foster, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Elliott Colla, Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Georgetown University

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