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
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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.
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