The Walters Art Museum

Members Opening: Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum

Date

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Time

06:00 PM–09:00 PM

Members Opening: Egypt

Members of the Walters Art Museum are invited to be among the first to view the exciting exhibition, Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum. The Book of the Faiyum is an exquisitely illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt. It depicts the Faiyum oasis, located to the west of the Nile, as a center of prosperity and ritual. This exhibition will reunite the major sections of this manuscript for the first time in over 150 years.

Join us for this preview of the exhibition with an introduction by the curator, Marden Nichols.

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Reservations are required

This event is for Walters members and their guest(s). 2 people per Individual member levels; 4 per Dual member and above. Each additional guest $5.

To register, call 410-547-9000, ext. 283 or e-mail, membership@thewalters.org.

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