Saturday, November 23, 2013
| 11 am
East Building, Museum Auditorium
Crash an ancient Egyptian party with Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau. Discover how the Egyptians celebrated public festivals with their families and friends and how they were entertained at funerary banquets.
The discussion continues over a lunch catered by Iris restaurant. Register online or call the Museum Box Office, (919) 715-5923. Registration and payment for the combined program required by 4 pm on the Tuesday before the event.
Egyptian, Fragment of a Wall Painting with Dancing Girls, 1648-1550 B.C.E., from the "Tomb of the Dancers" at Dra Abu el-Naga, Western Thebes, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford, UK, Photo by Caroline Rocheleau