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Lecture: Drinking with Dionysos and Sekhmet's Wrath: Beer and Wine in Egypt and Greece

January 31, 2018
6:00PM7:00PM
Fullerton Hall
Free, registration required

Raise your rhyton to the ancient art of brewing and viticulture from the sands of Ancient Egypt to the salty shores of Classical Greece. Join Lucas Livingston, assistant director for accessibility and lifelong learning, to explore the history, art, archaeology, and literature that celebrates the culture of drinking from King Tut's tomb, Agamemnon's Mycenae, Plato's Athens, and more.


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Attributed to the Painter of London E 55 (Manner of Douris), Rhyton (Drinking Vessel) in the Shape of a Donkey Head, About 480/470 BC. Greek; Athens. Museum Purchase Fund.