Exhibition Event, Wake Forest University

Mother Goddess: Fertility Figures of the Ancient Mediterranean :

Partner Exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Date: Tue, February 06, 2018 - Sat, May 12, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location:

Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cost:

Free

This exhibit features a recently acquired collection of antiquities spanning 4000 years of history.  The objects reflect the importance of motherhood in the mythology of ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and other Mediterranean cultures.  Ancient stories and artifacts like these have drawn curious pilgrims to the region for centuries.  The figures are displayed in conjunction with Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage, focusing on the 1867-69 journey of one such traveler.

More about the Museum of Anthropology at moa.wfu.edu.


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