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BOOK SIGNING & LECTURE: Egyptomania at Harvard

  • Harvard University 1350 Massachusetts Ave (map)

Free public lecture and reception with Bob Brier, Egyptologist and Senior Research Fellow, Long Island University/LIU Post.

Egyptologist Bob Brier will discuss why Egyptian history and culture continue to fascinate so many people. His chronicle of “Egyptomania” covers a surprisingly wide swath, from Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt and the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb, to Hollywood films, novels, and dime-store kitsch.

Lecture held in Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue; Reception to follow in the Semitic Museum.