An introduction to the Late Roman Lod Mosaic, the largest mosaic floor ever discovered in Israel, with Jacques Neguer, Head of Art Conservation, Israel Antiquities Authority; with our own Renee Dreyfus, Curator in Charge of Ancient Art and Interpretation at the FAMSF; and a discussion of mosaic conservation and onsite preservation work at archaeological excavations by Elisabeth Cornu, Head Objects Conservator at the FAMSF.
Reception to follow lecture
Supported by a grant from the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Endowment Fund
Museum is closed; please use Terrace entrance on north side of the building
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.
March 24, 2010 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Archaeological Discoveries in Israel
Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by Jacques Neguer, Renee Dreyfus, and Elisabeth Cornu undefined
Program free to the public