Relief of Ptolemy VIII and a Cleopatra offering (detail), 170 - 116 B.C., Ptolemaic. Brownish sandstone. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung. Photo Credit: bpk Bildagentur / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung / Art Resource, NY.

Exhibition Tour: Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World


Weekdays, through September 7, at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm

Museum Galleries

Free | No ticket required

This one-hour tour explores the art resulting from cultural exchange between ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. From finely crafted vessels to striking portraits, and luxury objects fashioned for a clientele obsessed with all things Egyptian, see what fascinated these ancient Mediterranean civilizations about each other. Meet at the Information Desk.

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