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Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
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Elizabeth Pope, curatorial research assistant for the Casas Grandes exhibition, explores some of the complex cosmic symbolism to be found on this ancient American pottery.
Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
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The elaborately decorated mummy case of an ancient Egyptian woman named Wenuhotep was only recently returned to the Art Institute after being on loan for many years. Internationally recognized...
Audio Lecture: An Egyptian Mummy Case Rediscovered
Audio Lecture: Scanning and Planning: Modern Modes of Watching the Ancient World
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Internationally renowned archaeologist and MacArthur fellow, Susan E. Alcock, Professor of Classics and the Director for the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown...
Audio Lecture: Scanning and Planning: Modern Modes of Watching the Ancient World
Audio Lecture: The Poison King's Things: Mithradates the Great
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Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University, cites the Art Institute's Mithradates coin as she unwinds the treacherous tale of Rome's "deadliest" enemy.
Audio Lecture: The Poison King's Things: Mithradates the Great
Audio Lecture: In Search of the Byzantine Artist
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Charles Barber, University of Notre Dame, provides a positive view of the often criticized Byzantine artists
who worked in the era when the copy was valued more than the original.
Artwork...
Audio Lecture: In Search of the Byzantine Artist
Audio Lecture: Molecular to Monumental: Rediscovering Lost Cultures from the Inside Out
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With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light, from Egyptian High Priests to Peruvian artisans.  Their remnants of day-of-day life are...
Audio Lecture: Molecular to Monumental: Rediscovering Lost Cultures from the Inside Out
Audio Lecture: Urbs et Orbs—The City and the World in the Roman Triumph
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Scholar Mary Beard from the University of Cambridge, professor and author of The Roman Triumph, reflects on the global character of the Roman Empire. Karen Manchester, chair of the...
Audio Lecture: Urbs et Orbs—The City and the World in the Roman Triumph

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