Past Events

  • 2018 Nov 18

    Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt Kickoff!

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

    Fantastic Beasts

     

    Are you a magizoologist in the making? Put on your best robes and celebrate the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Come touch “unicorn horns” and invent your own magical creature mask. Examine the ingredients for Polyjuice Potion. Meet...

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  • 2018 Nov 07

    Photographing Tutankhamun: How the Camera Helped Create “King Tut”

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Photographing Tutankhamun lecture with Christina Riggs Photo by Burton

    Christina Riggs, Professor of the History of Art and Archaeology, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

    When Howard Carter found the sealed entrance to Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, he secured the services of archaeological photographer Harry Burton to document the site.... Read more about Photographing Tutankhamun: How the Camera Helped Create “King Tut”

  • 2018 Oct 18

    Memories of the Kings and Queens of Kush: Archaeology and Heritage at El Kurru

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Memories of the Kings and Queens of Kush lecture with Geoff Emberling

    Geoff Emberling, Research Scientist, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan

    Ancient Nubia was one of Africa’s earliest centers of political authority, wealth, and military power.... Read more about Memories of the Kings and Queens of Kush: Archaeology and Heritage at El Kurru

  • 2018 Sep 25

    Creating a King for Eternity

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Florence D. Friedman, Visiting Scholar, Department of Egyptology and Assyriology, Brown University

    The smallest of the three Giza pyramids was built for Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty ruler, King Menkaure. ... Read more about Creating a King for Eternity

  • 2018 Aug 26

    Summer Sundays

    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Aug 26 2018 .
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.... Read more about Summer Sundays

  • 2018 Aug 19

    Summer Sundays

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.... Read more about Summer Sundays

  • 2018 Aug 12

    Summer Sundays

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.... Read more about Summer Sundays

  • 2018 Aug 05

    Summer Sundays

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.... Read more about Summer Sundays

  • 2018 Jul 29

    Summer Sundays

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.... Read more about Summer Sundays

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