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Carved for Immortality

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Saturday, November 6, 2004Sunday, October 2, 2005
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Carved for Immortality

In ancient Egypt, carved wooden figures of the deceased were placed in special chambers or niches in tombs. Some tombs contained many different statues and statuettes, depicting not only the owner of the tomb at different stages throughout his life, but also family members and servants. Originally, these carvings were brightly painted to be as lifelike as possible. Twenty-three statuettes were displayed in this small exhibition.

Add to Calendar 11-06-2004 10:00:00 10-02-2005 17:00:00 15 Carved for Immortality This small exhibition highlighted ancient Egyptian statues carved from wood. In ancient Egypt, carved wooden figures of the deceased were placed in special chambers or niches in tombs. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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