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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.The exhibition The Dawn of Egyptian Art is on view April 10--August 5, 2012 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Learn more: in Predynastic EgyptStan Hendrickx, Media, Arts, and Design Faculty, Hasselt, BelgiumMaster of the Animals: Exploring Egypt's First ZooRen?e F. Friedman, Heagy Research Curator of Early Egypt, The British Museum, and director, Hierakonpolis ExpeditionThe Desert Hunt in the Time of the PharaohsDiana Craig Patch, associate curator, Department of Egyptian Art, MMAThe exhibition and catalogue are made possible by Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman.
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