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The Met Celebrates Temple of Dendur - 15.04.2017

 
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:45 am    Post subject: The Met Celebrates Temple of Dendur - 15.04.2017 Reply with quote

" The Met Celebrates Temple of Dendur Anniversary on April 15 with a Day of Activities " (Word Press - 11.04.2017)

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Saturday, April 15, beginning at 11 a.m.

Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the award of The Temple of Dendur to The Met in a day filled with special offerings and activities. One of the Museum’s most iconic and best-loved works of art, the temple was built of sandstone in around 15 B.C. and rescued during the 1960–80 UNESCO Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia. A gift of Egypt to the United States, it was awarded to The Met by President Lyndon B. Johnson in April 1967. It is now located in The Sackler Wing at The Met. ...

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, I am sorry I missed that. Sounds like it was fun. Maybe I should visit the exhibit just for fun. I haven't taken a guided tour of the Egypt exhibit yet. They really have a lot of stuff there in the Met.
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