Egypt, Nubia, and Israel in Ancient Times

Date: April 9, 2005 - April 10, 2005

Spend two days immersed in the splendors of ancient times as presented by the Education Departments and curators of two of the leading institutions of ancient studies in the world.

Saturday: April 9 – Museum of Fine Arts

“Nubia” by Dr. Rita Freed, Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art
Guided Tour of the Nubian and Egyptian Collection
Catered Lunch with the Curators “Satellite Imagery and Egyptian Archaeology” Sarah Parcak, University of Cambridge
“Egypt and the Origins of Israel” Peter Feinman, IHARE
“Teaching Egypt in the Classroom” Peter Feinman, IHARE
Sunday: April 10 – Harvard Semitic Museum
Guided tour of the Museum: The Israel Exhibit, Kimberley Connors
“The Origins of the Israelite State” Ely Levine, Harvard University
Guided Tour of the Museum: Guided Tour: The Ancient Near East Kimberley Connors
Lunch with ASOR, Executive Director Doug Clark
Teaching Mesopotamia in the Classroom, Peter Feinman, IHARE
Pottery and Cylinder Seat Workshops, Kimberley Connors
Dates: April 9-10,2005
Location: Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)
Harvard Semitic Museum (Cambridge)
Contact Hours: 15
Cost: $150 (Lodging available)

For further information contact Dr. Peter Feinman at the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education at 914-939-9071 or email us at: