Ancient Art Council

Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

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

Dr. Hawass described his adventures in archaeology, including his search for the mummies of Hatshepsut and Nefertiti, and reveals the riddle of the pyramids.

Book signing to follow lecture: copies available for purchase in the de Young Bookstore

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.



June 7, 2007, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Recent Discoveries in Egypt

Koret Auditorium, de Young


Presented by Dr. Zahi Hawass Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Director of Excavations at Giza, Saqqara, and the Bahariya Oasis

Admission: $25.00 per person (nonrefundable) through or 1-866-912-6326