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Nubia: Jewels of Ancient Sudan

Date
February 1, 2023
Time
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
getty.edu/art/exhibitions/nubian_jewelry/index.html
Council District
City Council District 11
Event Series Dates
Through April 3
For nearly 3,000 years a series of kingdoms flourished in ancient Nubia (present-day southern Egypt and northern Sudan). The region was rich in sought-after resources such as gold and ivory and its trade networks reached Egypt, Greece, Rome, and central Africa. This exhibition presents highlights from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s extensive collection of Nubian objects, and features superbly crafted jewelry, metalwork, and sculpture exhibiting the wealth and splendor of Nubian society.

Location

Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90272 United States
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Organizers

The Getty Center
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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