Sunday, December 8, 2019
12:30 pm–4:00 pm
John, Bertram A. and Ronald M. Druker Family Pavilion (Classroom 159)
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Add to Calendar 2019-12-08 12:30:00 2019-12-08 16:00:00 Educator Enrichment: New Ideas, New Discoveries about Ancient Nubia 12/08/2019 12:30 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

Attend the Barbara W. Herman Memorial Lecture, “Ancient Nubia: New Ideas, New Discoveries,” then gather with other educators for discussion and brainstorming session over light refreshments. Come early to see the exhibition “Ancient Nubia Now.” This exciting afternoon of talks about ancient Nubia features top international scholars in the field. Hear about the latest results from excavations and new proof of interconnectivity between Egypt and Nubia, and learn about the brilliant statesmanship of King Taharqa, the Nubian king who is mentioned in the Bible.

Note: reserving your ticket for this workshop will also reserve your seat for the lecture.

Featured Speakers

Jeremy W. Pope, associate professor, Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History, College of William & Mary
Stuart Tyson Smith, professor and associate chair, Department of Anthropology, University of California
Kathryn E. Howley, Lila Acheson Wallace Assistant Professor of Ancient Egyptian Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Sponsors

Teacher Professional Development Programs are supported by The Rabb/Goldberg/Cahners Fund for Teacher Resources, and the Louise O. and Robert F. Levin Fund for Innovation in Teaching. With additional support from Susan and Michael Haley, Sharon A. Miller, and the Brennan and Cianciolo Family Fund in memory of Vivian Monaco.