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    HMNS Special Lecture: Pharaonic Magic in Ancient Egypt

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    March 2, 2010

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    HMNS Special Lecture: Pharaonic Magic in Ancient Egypt

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents an HMNS Special Lecture entitled Pharaonic Magic in Ancient Egypt, Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. Speaker:  Jacco Dieleman, Ph.D., (pictured) UCLA.

    Take a closer look at the nature and significance of heka-focused rituals in ancient Egyptian thought, and review a variety of rituals and ritual objects to better understand how ancient...

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents an HMNS Special Lecture entitled Pharaonic Magic in Ancient Egypt, Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. Speaker:  Jacco Dieleman, Ph.D., (pictured) UCLA.

    Take a closer look at the nature and significance of heka-focused rituals in ancient Egyptian thought, and review a variety of rituals and ritual objects to better understand how ancient Egyptians dealt with disease and other critical situations in life. Dr. Dieleman teaches Egyptian religion, literature and philology at UCLA

    Co-Sponsored by Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

    HMNS Members receive a discount to the 9-part course Magic: A Look at the Science of Illusion from University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies which begins February 23. For more information visit http://gscs.rice.edu/scs/.


    Houston Museum of Natural Science

    5555 Hermann Park Drive
    Houston, TX 77030

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    Admission Info:

    Member-Adult $12.00
    Member-Child (<18) $12.00
    Adult $17.00
    Child (3-11) $17.00
    Senior (62+) $17.00
    College (Current ID) $17.00
    Group (20+ persons) $17.00


    General Day and Time Info:

    6:30pm 


    Phone: (713) 639-4629

    Parking:

    Parking is available in our 6-story garage located on Caroline, just south of Hermann Drive. Parking is just $5 for museum patrons and $7 for all others. In addition, some curbside parking is available near the Museum entrance and in Hermann Park.



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