BEING CLEOPATRA: Cleopatra Lecture in Muskego, WI

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Cleopatra Lecture in Muskego, WI

Photo: Smithsonian MuseumArchaeologist Carter Lupton 
Carter Lupton, archaeologist and ancient history curator of Milwaukee Public Museum will present the lecture Cleopatra: Her Life and Legend on February 4, 2012 at 1pm at the Muskego Public Library in Muskego, WI.

Carter Lupton is Vice President for Museum Programs for the Milwaukee Public Museum. An archaeologist with the museum since 1976, he was formerly head of History and Anthropology. Carter has participated in major excavations ranging from Cahokia Mounds, Illinois to Laugerie Haute, France. Much of his career has focused on the ancient Near East. In the late 1970s, he spent three excavation seasons at Tell Hadidi, Syria, site of a Bronze Age city on the Euphrates River. Since 1980, he has been connected with the American expedition at Hierakonpolis, Egypt, a major center of predynastic development. In addition to field excavation, Carter has been heavily involved in technical studies on Egyptian mummies, and he was project director for “Temples, Tells and Tombs”, a major Milwaukee exhibition on ancient Near Eastern and Classical civilizations. Carter has led numerous archaeological tours to both Central America and the Middle East over the past decade, including Smithsonian journeys to Greece, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, and Mexico.

WHAT: Carter Lupton gives the lecture Cleopatra: Her Life and Legend
WHEN: on February 4, 2012 at 1pm
WHERE: Muskego Public Library S73 W16663 Janesville Rd, Muskego, WI 53150

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