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Global Speed: Egyptomania with Bob Brier

October 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Global Speed: Egypt with Bob Brier This lecture discusses why we are so fascinated with ancient Egypt and then describes the events that fanned the flames of Egyptomania: Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign, The opening of the Suez Canal, and Paris, London and New York bringing obelisks to their shores. Perhaps the greatest boost to Egyptomania was … Continued

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