Dr. Renee Dreyfus: Persepolis and the Persian Royal Road
Prof. David Stronach: One Man's Persian is Another Man's Mede: A New Look at Costume and Identity in Achaemenid Iran
Lunch: The Legion Cafe is Open to the public
Prof. Nicholas Cahill: The Other End of the Road: Lydian and Persian Sardis
Reception: All symposium participants are welcome. Wine for the reception following donated by Darioush, Napa, California. The Ancient Art Council gratefully acknowledges the generous donation from the Darioush winery.
Additional information of each lecture is listed under Programs.
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.
April 25, 2009, 5:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Persepolis and the Persian Royal Road: a symposium celebrating the recent Ancient Art acquisition of an Achaemenid Persian relief of a gift bearer at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by Dr. Renee Dreyfus; Prof. David Stronach; Prof. Nicholas Cahill, undefined
Admission: Program free to the public; Registration required: 415 750 3686 or