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Please note: The Museum buildings will be closed on Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day. The Museum Park will be open dawn to dusk.

Virtual Archaeology Talk: Canines in Myths and Religion

Join NCMA archaeologists Ángel González López and Caroline Rocheleau and art historian Sean Burrus as they discuss the roles of canine deities in ancient Mesoamerican and Mediterranean mythologies. This talk is family-friendly.

Image: (top left) Egyptian, Anubis in the Form of a Reclining Jackal, Third Intermediate–Late periods, Dynasty 25–26, 715–525 BCE, wood with gesso and gilding, H. 6 1/4 × W. 2 5/8 × L. 12 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hanes; (top right) Greek, Attributed to the Tatillon Painter, Hadra Hydria (detail), late 3rd century BCE, terracotta, brown-black gloss, and golden buff slip, H. 15 1/2 × Diam. 7 1/2 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hanes; (bottom) West Mexican, Colima state, Dog Effigy, circa 200 BCE–300 CE, ceramic with red slip paint, H. 10 7/8 × W. 15 1/2 × D. 9 1/2 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Mace Neufeld


Date

Oct 12, 2023

Time

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Cost

Free with registration
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