Sunday, February 07, 2010

Lecture at the ROM: The Bent, the Blunt and the Black: Entering New Egyptian Pyramids

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February 24: Travel through the eyes of ROM Egyptologist Gayle Gibson,
one of the first to see inside these massive, ancient, and mysterious tombs.

Royal Ontario Museum

New in 2010
Lectures at the ROM

Come to the ROM on the last Wednesday of each month to hear experts in the fields of natural history, world cultures, the environment, anthropology and archaeology share their newest discoveries. In a fascinating series of monthly lectures, a variety of topics are highlighted exposing guests to amazing artifacts and cutting edge science.

10:00 AM Coffee & Tea in Food Studio
11:00 AM Lecture

February 24

The Bent, the Blunt and the Black: Entering New Egyptian Pyramids

ROM Egyptologist Gayle Gibson returns to Egypt for the eleventh time in January 2010. This time she will be in Dashur crawling around in three of the biggest Pyramids in Egypt. The Blunt Pyramid has been open to the public for about ten years, but the Bent and the Black Pyramids are just now opening to the public. Be an armchair traveler with Gayle and, through her, be one of the first to lay eyes inside these massive, ancient, and mysterious tombs.

This lecture is not to be missed!

Location: Royal Ontario Museum, Level 1
Gloria Chen Court

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Contact Information:
100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
(Bloor Street West & Queen’s Park)
Tel.: 416-586-8000

PS: What a coincidence...ot not!!!

AGO Lectures and Talks: King Tut Lectures and Talks

Tutankhamun: A Body of Evidence
Gayle Gibson, Educator, Royal Ontario Museum

Was Tutankhamun murdered? Was his tomb cursed? Tonight we'll review the physical evidence revealed by medical science and recent scholarship to determine what did happen to the young man, and consider what his bones reveal about his life.

Wednesday, February 24, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario
Members $15 / Public $18 / Students $12

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