“The Dawn of Egyptian Art”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Central Park Thursday May 17 2012 9:30 - 17:30
“The Dawn of Egyptian Art”
This show gathers 175 rare artifacts from the Met’s vaults, as well as 12 other institutions in the U.S. and Europe, lifting the curtain on predynastic and early-dynastic Egypt (roughly 4000–2650 B.C.). The era heralded the development of forms that came to exemplify ancient Egyptian art.
Venue name: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave
New York
Cross street: at 82nd St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–5:30pm; Fri, Sat 10am–9pm.
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St
Event website: http://metmuseum.org