Ancient Art Council

Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Amenhotep III was one of the most important rulers in ancient Egypt. During his 38-year reign, he celebrated three royal jubilees in the last decade of his life. These festivals were intended to rejuvenate his failing powers.


Book signing after the lecture: Copies of Amenhotep III: Egypt's Radiant Pharaoh available for purchase at this special event

About Programs at the Ancient Art Council

Programs are varied and include such activities as lectures by noted archaeologists, museum curators, and ancient art historians; exclusive tours of the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions; fund-raising events; and travel programs to ancient sites and other museums. Members also receive invitations from related organizations to attend lectures ad exhibition openings. Your annual membership dues and contributions will assist in furthering the Ancient Art collection at the Fine Arts Museums.

PROGRAM

November 3, 2012, 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ancient Egypt's Greatest Royal Jubilees: Celebrating the Reign of King Tut's Grandfather Amenhotep III

Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor

Presented by Arielle Kozloff, Independent Scholar and Private Consultant, and former Curator of Ancient Art, Cleveland Museum of Art

Admission: Free / AAC members; suggested donation $5 / non-AAC members

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Ancient Art Council supports Antiquities at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave

This exhibition reveals how, before Mount Vesuvius blew up in AD 79 and rocked the Bay of Naples, people in Pompeii and nearby farms and villages were engaged in typical daily activities, many of which revolved around food and drink.

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EXHIBITION

Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events

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AD 79: When Time Froze in Pompeii

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Rehearsed Reading of Euripides’ "Bacchae"

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Workshop: Cultural Heritage and Antiquities

Please help us keep Ptolemy I Soter—Alexander the Great’s general and the founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty which ended with Cleopatra—in San Francisco.

The Ancient Art Council is seeking your help to acquire this Egyptian limestone relief of a Ptolemaic king in a devotional pose. Any amount will help.