Gallery Talks, Lectures and Events
Pharaoh in Canaan
Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the WorldMarch 10, 2014-March 7, 2015
Location: Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Samuel and Saidye Bronfman, Archaeology Wing
Curator: Debby Hershman
These extremely rare 9,000-year-old stone masks all originated in the Land of Israel and are considered among the most ancient human portraits. The exhibition concludes a decade of investigative work and marks the first time that this enigmatic group will be displayed together in their birthplace.