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09/09/15 Special Lecture by Docent Rozanne Klinzing

Posted by on September 2, 2015

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.

Deciphering History.COVER

Metjtji was featured as the cover model for a 2014 KC Star Article about Egyptology in Kansas City

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.

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Wooden statue of Metjetji at the    Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Wall panel from Metjetji's mastaba in the Louvre

Wall panel from Metjetji’s mastaba in the Louvre

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