Egypt before the Pharaohs: Predynastic Palettes in their Archaeological and Historical Context
The Predynastic period in ancient Egypt was one of consolidation of power and the nascent kingship. This early history of kingship in Egypt was recorded on Predynastic stone palettes, objects which have long been discussed and debated among Egyptologists. Join Kara Cooney for a discussion of Predynastic palettes in context, from the archaeological contexts in which they were discovered to their eventual disappearance as kingship was fully formed and established.
1:30 p.m. at Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium, Santa Ana, California (map). Parking is $6.00 in the Museum lot.