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Washington Conservation Guild

From: Kristen Loudermilk <kristen.loudermilk<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Please join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, November
7, 2013 for the second meeting of the 2013/14 season.

Terry Drayman-Weisser will be giving a lecture "The Challenges of
Preserving the Nimrud Ivories in Iraq"

Among the greatest treasures from the ancient Near East are the
Neo-Assyrian Nimrud ivories in Iraq.  Attempts to protect the
ivories have sometimes led to the greatest challenges in their
preservation. This talk will describe the condition of the ivories
and past and present attempts to preserve them.  The talk will
include an update on the on-going collaborative work of the Iraqi
Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage in Erbil,
Iraq.

Reception from 5-6pm
Lecture: 6-7pm,
Museum visit 7-9pm
(Attendees are invited to view the special exhibition, Egypt's
Mysterious Book of the Faiyum, with free admission that evening.)

Location: The Mount Vernon Place Parlor is at 5 West Mt. Vernon
Place, Baltimore MD, one block north of Centre St. between Cathedral
and Charles streets.  The entrance is mid-block, on the south side
of the park.

Parking: The closest lot is at the corner of Centre and Cathedral
streets, across from the Walters Museum, a reduced rate is available
with a stamp from the Museum's Visitor Information Desk.  Other
lots, metered and free street parking is also available in the
immediate neighborhood.

This event is free to WCG members, $5 for guests and non-members.

Kristen J. Loudemrilk
Membership Secretary


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