Experience UCLA Library's Egyptian Special Collection
Sponsored by Egypt Exploration Organization of Southern California
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location:
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library
North Campus, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
United States

[FROM ILLUSTRATED FLYER AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST]

"EXPERIENCE UCLA LIBRARY'S EGYPTIAN SPECIAL COLLECTION:

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm

Plus UCLA Graduate Student Research Presentations*

•    Gain rare, exclusive access to UCLA Research Library’s extraordinary Egyptian Special Collection.
•    See and touch priceless documents, spectacular art and unique treasures from Ancient Egypt and the Near East.
•    Apply for a free UCLA Library card, and learn how to use the Library for your own research.
•    Hear presentations from UCLA Egyptology graduate students about their latest research.
•    Enjoy a delicious array of refreshments, including champagne, hors d’oeurves and sweets.
•    Participate in a silent auction of Egyptian-themed books and other items.

Description de l'Égypte
Napoleon brought hundreds of scientists and artists on his campaign to Egypt. Leaf through the original books they published between 1809-1829, including stunning, 6-foot-tall “elephant plates!”

Original David Roberts Prints
Lose yourself among Scottish painter David Roberts’ gorgeous, atmospheric drawings and paintings of Egypt from 1838-1840.

Vintage Photo Albums
In 1887, photographs of Egyptian monuments were assembled into elegant albums as a travel souvenir
for the Vanderbilt family.

 Excavation Reports
Browse a collection of reports written by prominent Egyptologists as they excavated ancient Egyptian sites.

Cuneiform Tablets
Although these ancient artifacts depicting one of humanity’s first attempts at writing are not Egyptian, they are a thrill to behold. The oldest tablet dates from 3,200 B.C.!

Egyptian Papyrus
Take a close look at a precious, Egyptian papyrus fragment from the 7th century A.D.

*The UCLA Library Event will be followed by lectures from two UCLA Egyptology graduate students: Carrie Arbuckle on “Petrie's Tip-Cats: The Biography of a Pointed Stick” and Rachel Moy (topic TBA) at 5:00pm in the UCLA Kinsey Building at no extra charge.

Tickets: $25.00 per person

ORDER TODAY! Seating is strictly limited.
•    Ticket sales close on Friday, March 7.
•    All ticket sales are final.
•    Due to the exclusive nature of the event, there will be
     no ticket sales at the door.
•    Order online: www.egyptexploration.org/tickets.html
•    Order by mail: fill out form below and mail with payment to:
     EEO/SC Library Event, 1400 Pandora Ave., L.A., CA 90024
 

Contact Information
Carol Mason
310-474-6447

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