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"Queens of Egypt" at the National Geographic Museum
Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM
National Geographic Museum
1145 17th St NW (between L and M)
Lectures, Tours, Seminars
Registration is closed - Event is full
Transportation to this event is not provided, please contact the Village if you would like help coordinating a travel group. Nearest Metro: Farragut North (Red Line) 2.5 blocks.
To ensure a personalized experience, this docent-led event is limited to 15 participants and non-Member guests are not permitted.
Venue is ADA compliant. Complimentary wheelchairs may be reserved by calling 202-807-3232.
Refunds for cancellations are not available after 5pm on August 6, and that after this date tickets are non-refundable but may be donated back to the Village for resale or Volunteer recognition.
Travel back in time with National Geographic to visit ancient Egypt, one of the world’s greatest civilizations, and get to know some of its lesser-known leaders—Egypt’s mighty queens. Learn about the hidden role of women in all aspects of Egyptian society. Meet seven Egyptian queens whose impact helped shape both the ancient and modern worlds. Then travel in the footsteps of women through their daily lives and into their tombs on their journeys to reach the afterlife.
Queens of Egypt has something for everyone interested in the powerful, mysterious, and fascinating culture of the ancient Egyptian Empire:
- See more than 300 incredible artifacts, including monumental sculptures, sparkling jewelry, and impressive sarcophagi.
- Take a 3-D virtual tour of one of the most beautiful and well-preserved tombs in the Valley of the Queens.
- Experience the sights, smells, and everyday activities of ancient Egypt.
- Uncover a 3,000-year-old murder mystery, then learn how modern technology is shedding new light on ancient discoveries.