Celebrating Syria’s Rich History in Toronto

2017 is already in full swing. Down south a new President has been sworn in and here in Toronto we are still waiting for the deep freeze. The semester has also resumed and this time around I am TAing for a new course on Egyptian myth and mythology, which will be enlightening. I had previously TAed a course on Egyptian religion, so this course’s focus will take me deeper into the realm between science and faith – at least from an Egyptian perspective.

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The Art of Tattoing: the ROM’s Latest Exhibit

** This blog post contains images with nudity.**

On Victoria Day, Hannah and I made use of our memberships and paid a brief visit to the ROM to visit their new exhibit: Tattoos. Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art. The last exhibit we checked out was the Pompeii blockbuster in summer 2015, so we were quite intrigued by the alluring subject matter.

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Review: “Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt” Exhibit

On March 13, a new exhibit opened at the Cleveland Museum of Art to celebrate the centennial of the museum. With over 100 objects on loan from the British Museum as well as from its own collection, Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt takes a detailed look into the world of ancient Egyptian pharaohs.

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