All posts tagged “Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom

Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 12, 2015 – January 24, 2016

“The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II—the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom—was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years. During the Middle Kingdom (mid‐Dynasty 11–Dynasty 13, around 2030–1650 B.C.), artistic, cultural, religious, and political traditions first conceived and instituted during… Read More