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Mar 27, 4:00 PM: Ask the Curator: Book of the Dead Special Exhibit

Please join us for the unique opportunity to participate in an “Ask the Curator� event at the Oriental Institute Museum. During this one-hour event, you will have one of the final opportunities to visit the Oriental Institute Special Exhibition “Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt,� which is closing March 31, 2018. The exhibition curator, Dr. Foy Scalf, will be present to answer your questions. The exhibit highlights the newest research on the Book of the Dead by exploring what the Book of the Dead meant to the ancient Egyptians through two 30 foot long papyri and nearly 50 rarely displayed objects more than 2,000 years old. You will discover how the ancient Egyptians believed the use of text and elaborate imagery allowed them to live forever as gods. Registration is not required

Date: March 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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