09 octobre 2019

MFA Boston Re-Examines Nubia's Story in Exhibition Exploring Power, Representation and Cultural Bias

Winged Isis pectoral, Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amaninatakelebte, 538–519 BCE. Gold. Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON—For more than 3,000 years, a series of kingdoms flourished along the Nile Valley in what is today southern Egypt and northern Sudan, a region known in antiquity as Kush and by modern scholars as Nubia. In Ancient Nubia Now, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents more than 400 works of art from its... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:52 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,

14 août 2016

Gold and the Gods: Jewels of Ancient Nubia on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Winged Isis Pectoral, Nubian, Napatan Period, Reign of Amaninatakelebte, 538–519 BC. Gold. Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. BOSTON, MA (June 23, 2014)—A world-class collection of jewels from ancient Nubia at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will go on view this summer in Gold and the Gods: Jewels of Ancient Nubia. The MFA’s collection of Nubian adornments is the most comprehensive outside Khartoum—the result of an early 20th-century expedition by the Museum with Harvard University. The... [Lire la suite]