Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Feb 23

    February Vacation Week Activities

    Repeats every day until Fri Feb 23 2018 . Also includes Sun Feb 25 2018.
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    Child smiling in the museum

    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.

    Activities take place on the first...

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  • 2018 Feb 25

    February Vacation Week Activities

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    Child smiling in the museum

    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.

    Activities take place on the first...

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  • 2018 Mar 19

    Ancient Egypt in Africa: New Excavations at the Island Fortress of Uronarti

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    Image for Ancient Egypt in Africa with Laurel Bestock

    Free Public Lecture

    Laurel Bestock, Associate Professor of Archaeology and the Ancient World, Egyptology and Assyriology, and the History of Art and Architecture, Brown University

    Ancient Egyptian kings conquered Lower Nubia—today northern Sudan—nearly 4,000 years ago, defending it with a string of monumental fortresses along the Nile River. ... Read more about Ancient Egypt in Africa: New Excavations at the Island Fortress of Uronarti

  • 2018 Apr 05

    Analyzing Egyptian Pyramids in the Digital Age

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    Image for Analyzing Egyptian Pyramids in the Digital Age lecture with Yukinori Kawae

    Free Public Lecture

    Yukinori Kawae, Research Fellow, Research Center for Cultural Heritage and Text, Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University, Japan

    Current studies of pyramids in the Memphis area of ancient Egypt are being conducted from multiple perspectives, and archaeological data about them is now available from both texts and excavations.... Read more about Analyzing Egyptian Pyramids in the Digital Age

  • 2018 Apr 15

    April Vacation Week Activities

    Repeats every day until Fri Apr 20 2018 . Also includes Sun Apr 22 2018.
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    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 April Vacation Week Activities

  • 2018 Apr 16

    April Vacation Week Activities

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    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 April Vacation Week Activities

  • 2018 Apr 17

    Palace Walls

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    Image for the Palace Walls

    Four Day Program For Students in Grades 3-4

    Tuesday through Friday, April 17–April 20, 2018

    9:30 am–12:00pm

    Explore art using old and new technologies to learn more about life in ancient kingdoms. Make rubbings,...

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  • 2018 Apr 17

    April Vacation Week Activities

    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    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 April Vacation Week Activities

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