28 septembre 2009

'To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum' @ the Chrysler Museum

Mummy Mask of a Man, Roman Period, early 1st century A.D. Stucco, gilded and painted, 20 1/4 x 13 x 7 7/8 in. (51.5 x 33 x 20 cm) place made: Egypt, Africa. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund NORFOLK, VA.- Pyramids and Pharaohs. Sphinxes and Sarcophagi. The Ten Commandments. The Book of the Dead. Crocodiles, Cobras, and Cleopatra. What other culture evokes such rich imagination and echoes of immortality as ancient Egypt? On October 14, the Nile comes to Norfolk with the public debut of To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the... [Lire la suite]