Credits: The Oriental Institute Of The University Of Chicago
82nd & Fifth: "Enigma" by Janice Kamrin
82nd & Fifth: "Fragment" by Nicholas Reeves
Recording of the tomb of Tutankhamun
The Dawn Of Egyptian Art
What can early representations of animals tell us about Predynastic Egypt's art and culture? Join the exhibition curator and two archaeologists for an afternoon of presentations interpreting Predynastic animal imagery and its connections with the art of the pharaohs.
Recent Research in Egyptian Art: Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun
Nicholas Reeves, Sylvan C. Coleman and Pamela Coleman Memorial Fellow, Department of Egyptian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The magnificent gold headpiece from Tutankhamun's tomb is the best-known Egyptian artwork in the world today. Hear Nicholas Reeves discuss recent scholarship on this exquisite mask, as he reveals the astonishing secret of this object's original intent.
Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space (TED video)