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December 2020

Chinese Gold from the Winthrop Collection

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Since we are unable to welcome you into the museums at this time, we are bringing our experts to you in a new online series, Art Study Center Seminars at Home. When Grenville Lindall Winthrop left his extensive collection to the Fogg Art Museum in 1943, it contained three gold plaques dating to China’s Warring States period (475–221 BCE). Never displayed to the public, the plaques remained a mystery until recent excavations and archival records shed new light on their origins.…

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Creature Feature: Animals from Ancient Egypt

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Creature Features, a new online series from the Harvard Art Museums, offers a chance for families with children ages 6 and up to explore magical creatures across the collections through close looking and curious exploration with museum staff. Join Egyptologist Jen Thum for an interactive, family-friendly look at animals in ancient Egyptian art and life! Participants are encouraged to download and color along with our free activity book, Coloring Ancient Egypt. Led by: Jen Thum, Assistant Director of Academic Engagement and…

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