Noon Talk: Figurines from the Ancient Near East
12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Professor Michael David Press, visiting scholar in the Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, will discuss a selection of ancient figurines on display in the museum's permanent collection gallery. He will explore some of the ways that these early art objects shed light on cultures in ancient Syria and Israel, as well their relationship with neighboring Bronze Age civilizations.