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

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

Egyptian Galleries and Denman Gallery

Gallery Talks

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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