The Tomb of Perneb - Part 1 of 3
Explore an educational feature on the Tomb of Perneb: http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/perneb_tomb/index.html Dorothea Arnold, Lila Acheson Wallace Chairman, Department of Egyptian Art James Allen, curator, Department of Egyptian Art Jeffrey Daly, Senior Design Advisor to the Director for Capital and Special Projects Dorothea Arnold, Lila Acheson Wallace Chairman of the Department of Egyptian Art, tells the fascinating story of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's acquisition and installation of the Tomb of Perneb in the early 1900s. Along with James Allen, curator in the Department of Egyptian Art, and Jeffrey Daly, Senior Design Advisor, she discusses the architectural and functional details of the Old Kingdom tomb (ca. 2350 B.C.) from Saqqara, Egypt, as well as its 2004 reinstallation, which was based on the most recent understanding of the monument. Produced and directed by Christopher Noey. Director of Photography: Jerry Pantzer; Editor: Jessica Glass; Digital Reconstruction: Ghiora Aharoni Design Studio; Assistant Editor: Marla Mitchnick; Lighting Director: Ned Hallick; Dolly Grip: Kelly Richardson; Additional Camera: Jessica Glass; Sound: Marla Mitchnick; Digital Imaging: Paul Caro and Jackie Neale; Animation Consultants: Christian D. Bruun and Brandon Fenning, Ditlev Films; Research and Production Assistant: Ann Stepanek; Audio Post Production: Mercer Media, NYC; Music written and performed by Soliman Gamil.