At 1pm on Wednesday 9 Sept., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Docent Rozanne Klinzing will be presenting an “Artful Conversation” in the Old Kingdom section of the Egyptian Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The subject of her talk will be Metjetji. This is a free event, but reservations are encouraged. Go to www.nelson-atkins.org, click “Calendar” at the top of the page, scroll down to “Talks.” After clicking “Talks,” Select “Artful Conversation.” Follow the instructions to choose the 9 Sept talk and proceed through the registration process. The group will meet at the Info Desk in the Bloch Lobby and travel to the Egyptian Galleries together.
The Nelson-Atkins has three items from Metjetji’s mastaba on display: two wall panels and one painted wooden statue. Other items from Metjetji’s assemblage can be seen in museums around the world including the Louvre.