Memory & Identity at the Elite Tombs of Amarna


 Please join the Egyptology Graduate Student Association on Tuesday evening, February 21st, in the University Center Theater (rm. 145), on the main campus of the University of Memphis, for a FREE public lecture by Dr. Gay Robins. A reception to meet the speaker will precede the talk.

Dr. Robins is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Art History at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also faculty consultant for ancient Egyptian Art at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory.  She will share her insights on how the art of the Amarna period tombs helped to perpetuate the identity and memory of the dead.

For more information, visit the IEAA web site at http://www.memphis.edu/egypt/events/#robins or contact the IEAA at 901.678.2555.

This special event is sponsored by the EGSA, the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, and Department of History of the University of Memphis.

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