Friday, July 15, 2005

Egyptology exhibition in Charlotte, USA
An exhbition entitled Ancient Egyptian Art for the Afterlife opens today: "This exhibition will be drawn from the private collection of a local Charlotte resident. The collection consists of Pre-Dynastic (4000-3000 BC) ceramics and stone, Old Kingdom (3000 – 2100 BC), and Ptolemaic Period (200-300 BC) funerary sculpture, stelae, and coffin boards. The accompanying publication will place the works in context, providing an overview of Ancient Egyptian history and the purpose of funerary art. Approximately 50 items will be featured". This is the complete text from the Mint Museum's web page. The Mint Museum is in Charlotte North Carolina (U.S. east coast). More details about the museum are at:

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