Mut-Sekhmet-Bastet
Photo courtesy of the Michael C. Carlos Museum

Mut-Sekhmet-Bastet And Festival Of Drunkenness In The New Kingdom

Apr 5, 2018
DaysTime
Thu, Apr 57:30pm – 9pm
Free!
Mut-Sekhmet-Bastet

Description

In ancient Egypt, feline goddesses were worshipped with rituals of revelry involving communal inebriation. For the 2018 Nix Mann Endowed Lecture, Dr. Betsy Bryan, Alexander Badawy Professor of Egyptian Art and Archaeology at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss festivals of drunkenness and the catlike deities they honored.

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