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Egyptology Rare Books

Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology

3750 Norriswood Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee

Phone: 901/678-2555 --

Statement of Purpose:

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, founded in 1984, is a component of the Department of Art of The University of Memphis, in Memphis, Tennessee (USA), and is a Tennessee Center of Excellence.

It is dedicated to the study of the art and culture of ancient Egypt through teaching, research, exhibition, and community education. As part of its teaching and research, the Institute conducts an epigraphic survey in the Great Hypostyle Hall of Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt.

Highlights & Collections:

The Institute's collection of antiquities resides in the Art Museum of The University of Memphis.

Over 150 objects range in date from 3500 B.C.E. to 700 C.E. There are mummies, religious and funerary items, jewelry, and objects from everyday life.



Admission & Directions:

We are free and open to the public.

The Institute is located at: Communication and Fine Arts Bldg, Rm. 142


Key Personnel:

Dr. Lorelei Corcoran, Director

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