Saturday, March 23, 2013
| 9:30 am
East Building, Museum Auditorium
Concludes at 4:30 pm
The fascination with ancient Egypt is almost as old as the Sphinx itself. Join Egyptologist Caroline M. Rocheleau and discover through a series of beautifully illustrated lectures and a gallery tour why the land of the pharaohs has fascinated so many people through the ages. Rocheleau discusses Egyptomania, the Rosetta Stone, and the great collections of Egyptian art around the world. Reading materials, morning coffee, lunch, and a reception are included. Advance ticket is required; space is limited. Register online or call the Museum Box Office, (919) 715-5923. For further information contact Caroline Rocheleau, (919) 664-6845.