10 octobre 2016

Exhibition of masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum's acclaimed Egyptian collection opens in Dallas

Sphinx of King Sheshenq, ca. 945-718 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 15/16 x 13/16 x 2 7/8 in. (4.9 x 2.1 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.586.  DALLAS, TX.- Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt showcases the diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. The exhibition, which explores the roles of cats, lions, and other... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2016

Cincinnati Art Museum presents "Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt"

Figure of a Cat. From Egypt. Ptolemaic Period–Roman Period, 305 B.C.E.–first century C.E. Wood, gilded gesso, bronze, rock crystal, glass, 259⁄16 x 65⁄16 x 1113⁄16 in. (65 × 16 × 30 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1945E. CINCINNATI, OH.- Whether you prefer the Egyptian pyramids and the Great Sphinx or Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub – there is something for everyone at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s summer exhibition, Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, June 18 – Sept. 11, 2016. Felines played an... [Lire la suite]