San Antonio Museum or Art

Curator's Choice - Ancient Faces: Portraits from Egypt and Rome by Dr. Jessica Powers

Gallery Talks


Tuesday, March 4, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

Egyptian Galleries and Denman Gallery

Price: Free.

Octadrachm of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II

Egypt, minted in Alexandria, ca. 260-240 B.C.

Gold

Purchased with funds provided by Gilbert M. Denman, Jr., 95.60.3

 

 Following SAMA's spring theme of portraiture, Jessica Powers, Curator of Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World, explores three ancient portraits from Egypt and Rome and the nuanced messages they convey about their subjects.


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