(Carlos Museum) Dr. Zahi Hawass, Egypt?s General Director of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Director of the Giza Pyramids Excavation, will give a lecture titled Secrets of the Pyramids and sign copies of his new book, Secrets of the Sands: My Search for Egypt?s Past.
Please join us for this very special event, part of the celebration surrounding the return of the Ramesses I mummy to Egypt as a gift from the Carlos Museum and the city of Atlanta. Museum members will be admitted free, however, reservations are required. Please call the Membership Department early at 404-727-2623 to reserve two free seats per membership. Tickets for the general public tickets are $20 each and can be purchased through the Arts at Emory Box Office by calling 404-727-5050. Tickets will be sold at the door only based on availability. Emory students will be admitted free with a valid ID. Museum members at the Curator?s Council level will be invited to enjoy a VIP reception with Dr. Hawass. To join or upgrade, please call the Membership Office at 404-727-2623. Secrets of the Sands will be available in the Bookshop beginning in late September and will be sold at the event (hardcover; $45).
Wednesday, October 22
Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 North Decatur Road
6?6:45 pm, Book signing
7 pm, Lecture
Lecture and Book Signing