Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Egyptian Exhibit at Nevada Museum of Art in Reno

Take a local trip back in time by visiting about 100 Egyptian artifacts on display at the Nevada Museum of Art. The "To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum" will be on display between now and September 4th, 2011. Go and see how wealthy Egyptians were prepared for the afterlife. A 2,000 year-old mummy named Demetrios lies in a case at the Nevada Museum which is just one of the examples of how the afterlife was prepared for. For more information visit http://www.nevadaart.org/ or by calling 775-329-3333. The museum is open Wednesday - Sunday. Refer to site for entrance fees. The museum is located at 160 West Liberty Street downtown Reno.

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