Three lectures hosted by the Departments of Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, and Islamic Art:
A Beautiful Burial: Decorating an Old Kingdom Mastaba Chapel
Ann Macy Roth, Clinical Associate Professor of Egyptology, Departments of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Art History, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
Adornment for the Afterlife: Jewelry and Identity at Ur and Nimrud
Kim Benzel, Associate Curator, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art, MMA
In Quest of Paradise: Accommodating Death in Islam
Lisa Golombek, Curator Emerita, Royal Ontario Museum
We thank the many friends of Charles K. Wilkinson and of The Metropolitan Museum of Art who have generously funded the lecture series.
Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.