Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World
Date(s) - 08/11/2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Art Muse Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CA
Please join us at The Getty for a tour “Beyond the Nile” and learn about Egypt’s interconnections with the ancient Mediterranean world. Explore ancient Egypt through the eyes of the Minoans, Greeks, and Romans. Learn about the lives of Egyptians during a time of international politics, economic expansion, and intellectual flourishing. Put faces to famous names, read the hieroglyphs, and study the objects left behind from this fantastic time of blending cultures in ancient Egypt’s history.
Get a personalized tour of Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World with Egyptologist Marissa Stevens. Marissa holds a Ph.D. in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from UCLA. She specializes in Egyptian social history, ancient texts, and art history.
Image: Hippopotamus, Roman, AD 1–100; found in Rome, red marble. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Photo: Ole Haupt