Gold and the gods jewels of ancient nubia will be on view at the museum of fine arts boston until may 14 2017 image credits and captions courtesy of the museum of fine arts boston denise m doxey is curator ancient egyptian nubian and near eastern art at the museum of fine arts boston before joining the staff of the mfa in 1999 she . Gold and the gods jewels of ancient nubia is an exhibit at the museum of fine arts boston mfa done in collaboration with harvard university to help us understand the life and culture of one of the most advanced kingdoms in ancient africa through beautiful amulets bracelets earrings ornaments and several other breathtaking artifacts. Professional reviews beautifully illustrated appreciation of the stunning jewelry of ancient egypts southern neighbor nubia is known as the land of gold a country plundered by the ancient egyptians for its abundant supplies of this precious metal but the nubians were master craftsmen in their own right creating some of the worlds . In this talk lacovara will discuss objects featured in his new book nubian gold ancient jewelry from the sudan and egypt co authored with yvonne markowitz from the museum of fine arts boston included with admission space is limited and attendees will receive a wristband from the admission desk the day of the lecture
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