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october, 2019

05oct(oct 5)10:00 am12apr(apr 12)5:00 pmReagan Presidential Library and Museum: "Egypt's lost cities" Exhibition

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Event Details

When: October 5, 2019 – April 12, 2020

Where: 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley, California

Opening on October 5, 2019 and running through April 12, 2020, Egypt’s Lost Cities showcases

more than 250 of these authentic artifacts, including three colossal 16-foot sculptures of an Egyptian pharaoh, a queen, and a god.  The Reagan Library will also display The Stele de Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II, an 18-ton monolith, the first time this artifact has ever been on display in the United States.

Additional highlights of the exhibition include:

  • Precious gold coins and jewelry
  • Bronze vessels
  • Objects inscribed in the ancient Egyptian or Greek languages
  • Statues from the sunken and forgotten ancient cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, including the statue of the god Hapi. Made of red granite, the statue is 18 feet tall and weighs 8 tons. It is the biggest statue of a god ever discovered in Egypt.

As large crowds are expected to view the exhibition, pre-purchased timed-entry tickets are recommended by visiting www.reaganlibrary.com/tickets.  For more information, call (800) 410.8354 or visit www.reaganlibrary.com/lostcities.

Time

October 5 (Saturday) 10:00 am - April 12 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

Location

Ronald Reagan Institute

40 Presidential Drive

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