The Sun Temple of Nefertiti: Sex and Death

Sponsored by Harvard Semitic Museum

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location:
Yenching Auditorium
2 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

The discovery of the “lost” sun temple of Nefertiti has revealed new aspects of the Aten cult overseen by the famous Egyptian queen. Jacquelyn Williamson will discuss new research that links Nefertiti’s temple to funerary activities at Tell el-Amarna and to sexual aspects of regeneration.

Lecture to be held in Yenching Auditorium, reception to follow in the Semitic Museum galleries. 

Free and open to the public. 

Contact:
Tim Letteney
semiticm@fas.harvard.edu
6174954631

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