Friday, August 22, 2008

Thursday Nights in Egypt

Introducing Thursday Evenings in Egypt at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum!

As you may know, the Museum is now open until 8:00 pm each Thursday for your visiting convenience. In addition to our regular exhibits, please join us at the Rosicrucian Museum and Planetarium on Thursday evenings for very special family-friendly talks and tours. Each Thursday will feature a new theme of ancient Egyptian history and culture to explore.

Thursdays during the next two weeks:

August 28
Mummy Mania:

5:00 pm The Mummification Process
5:30 pm Tomb Tour
6:00 pm Shabtis: those statuettes you’ve wondered about (left)
6:30 Our Child Mummy
7:00 pm Our Animal Mummies (see above, left)
7:30 pm Tomb Tour

To learn more about Mummy Mania in our culture, you may wish to listen to our Podcast on Mummy Mania by Dr. Jasmine Day.

September 4
A Royal Evening:

5:00 pm Tomb Tour
5:30 pm Cleopatra: A Remarkable Woman (left)
6:00 pm Kingship: How the Egyptians Ruled
6:30 pm Akhenaton: the Inspired Rebel
7:00 pm Tomb Tour
7:30 pm Ramses II: Builder and Publicist

Here's a glimpse of some of the Royal Objects you will see!

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