ARCE Georgia: A Guided Tour of Ancient Egypt
Registration is required
Presented by: Dr. Melinda Hartwig
This program is held in conjunction with the Michael C. Carlos Museum and Wondrium/The Great Courses
- 12:00 PM EDT Georgia
In this introductory lecture to the new 24-episode Wondrium course, The Great Tours: A Guided Tour of Ancient Egypt, Dr. Melinda Hartwig, Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art at the Carlos Museum, follows the course of the Nile, exploring how this great river informed many aspects of ancient Egyptian culture.
Entitled "Exploring the Gift of the Nile," this foundational lecture touches on Egyptian religion and ritual, the pantheon of Egyptian gods, the role of the king, and fascinating symbolism of Egyptian architecture and art.
This program is held in conjunction with the American Research Center in Egypt and Wondrium (formerly The Great Courses).