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Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures from the Worcester Art Museum

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures from the Worcester Art Museum

Jewels of the Nile showcases 300 objects, ranging from tiny beads and gems to large sculptures from the Museum’s other Egyptian holdings. Through the singular story of Kingsmill and Laura Marrs and their friendship with British archaeologist Howard Carter, the exhibition also delves into the materials and techniques used in the creation of personal adornments, the evolution of style over the centuries, and the early twentieth-century phenomenon of Egyptomania sparked by archaeological exploration in the region. Interactive components and interpretive programs will allow visitors of all ages to explore and experience themselves this fascinating aspect of ancient Egyptian culture.

Exhibit is open until Jan. 29, 2023.

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Date:
November 9
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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Phone:
508-799-4406
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