Date(s) - 04/07/2021
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Discussion and Presentation about Ancient Nubia With Rita Freed
April 7, 2021 @ 3-4:30 pm
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Rita Freed, a specialist in Egyptian and Nubian Art, received her B.A. in Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and Biblical Studies from Wellesley College and her M. A. and Ph. D. in Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She rose to Associate Professor of Art at the University of Memphis and founding Director of the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology before coming to the MFA, Boston, to head the Department of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art, and she is now the John F. Cogan, Jr. and Mary L. Cornille Chair Emerita of that Department. She is alsoAdjunct Professor of Art at Wellesley College. The exhibitions she has curated and co-curated include Egypt’s Golden Age, A Divine Tour of Ancient Egypt, Ramesses the Great, Pharaohs of the Sun, The Secrets of Tomb 10A and Ancient Nubia Now and she has authored numerous books and articles.