Fort Bend County Libraries presents Ancient Civilizations: Egypt

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Sheba Akthar
Sheba Akthar Photo by Sheba Akthar

Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library will present an educational series focusing on “Ancient Civilizations.” In this program, former art and architecture history professor Sheba Akhtar will talk about the significance of the Nile River to the history of Egypt. Learn about the evolution of the pyramids in the Old Kingdom and the rock-carved tombs of the Middle Kingdom. Akhtar will also talk about the architectural wonders of the New Kingdom, such as King Tut’s Tomb in the Valley of the Kings, the Temple at Karnak, Queen Hatshepsut’s Mortuary Temple, and Ramses II’s Temple at Abu Simbel.

Event Details



George Memorial Library
1001 Golfview Dr.
Richmond, TX 77469

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Admission is free.