This all-day seminar is designed to enrich one's enjoyment of the exhibition of Tutankhamun's treasures at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
The program features leading experts in the fields of art and archaeology who interpret the religious symbolism and meaning of the ancient Egyptian masterpieces from the exhibition "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" on view at LACMA from June 16-November 15, 2005.
Tutankhamun and His Time: The Turbulent Historical Context of an Insignificant Pharaoh, Dr. Willemina Wendrich, Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, UCLA; program moderator.
Tutankhamun's Heritage: Ancient Deposition, Modern Discovery, John Baines, Professor of Egyptology, University of Oxford (UK); Acting Director of the Griffith Institute (location of the original archives of Howard Carter, who discovered Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922).
The Enigma of Survival: Text and Ritual in Tutankhamun's Tomb, Jacco Dieleman, Assistant Professor of Egyptology, UCLA.
The Treasures of Tutankhamun: Workshops, Craftsmen, and Materials, Kathlyn M. Cooney, Visiting Curator, "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," LACMA.
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