Tour Sudan with Bob Brier & Far Horizons
Jan
29
Feb 11

Tour Sudan with Bob Brier & Far Horizons

  • Khartoum Sudan

Tour Sudan: Travel by 4-wheel drive along the Nile and through the deserts of northern Sudan where towering pyramids, painted rock-cut tombs, and ornately carved temples await discovery.

Mummification: Resurrection of a Lost Art
Jun
26
5:00 pm17:00

Mummification: Resurrection of a Lost Art

  • Bowers Museum

Live Music, Dinner, Lecture & Exhibit-Viewing Experience!

For the final lecture in our Mummy Mania Speaker Series, we are offering an exclusive dinner and lecture package that will take place under the stars in our enchanting Key Courtyard, with live music by The Pharaohs and access to Mummies of the World: The Exhibition! Who better to end this lecture series with than Dr. Bob Brier, aka Mr. Mummy!

Mumab, a human cadaver that Dr. Brier and Dr. Ronn Wade mummified in 1994, is currently featured in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. If you haven't seen this spectacular exhibition or want to experience it again, it will open for viewing. Dinner packages include admission!

(5-Part) Mummy Mania Speaker Series:
Part 5: Dr. Bob Brier: Mummification: Resurrection of a Lost Art
Known to many as "Mr. Mummy," Dr. Bob Brier is an Egyptologist specializing in paleopathology. Considered one of the world's foremost experts on mummies, Dr. Brier is the first person in 2,000 years to mummify a human cadaver using the exact techniques of the ancient Egyptians. In this lecture, he will share his expertise on mummy preservation gained through experimental study.

PROGRAM:

5:00pm - 7:30pm: Access to exhibitions including Mummies of the World* 
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Live music by The Pharaohs
6:00pm - 7:30pm: Buffet Dinner in the Key Courtyard
7:30pm - 8:30pm: Outdoor lecture presentation with Dr. Brier followed by Q&A
8:30pm: Book signing with Dr. Brier
Location: Key Courtyard 

TICKETS:

Live Music, Dinner & Lecture: Members $80 | Non-Members $90
*$60 for series ticketholders (call 714.567.3677 or purchase in person)
*Dinner packages include admission to Mummies of the World.
Dinner reservations required by 12:00pm on Wednesday, June 22. 

Live Music & Lecture only: Members $20 | Non-Member $30
*Lecture-only seating is directly behind dinner tables in the Key Courtyard
*Mummies of the World will be open for viewing at an addition cost: weekend general admission for members and non-members.

Gallery Talk with Dr. Nicholas Reeves
Jan
18
1:00 pm13:00

Gallery Talk with Dr. Nicholas Reeves

  • The Discovery of King Tut at Premier Exhibitions

Dr. Nicholas Reeves, an Egyptologist and one of the foremost experts on the Valley of the Kings, recently made worldwide headlines due to his search for hidden chambers within the tomb of Tutankhamun and his arguments that these long forgotten rooms may contain the burial of Queen Nefertiti.

The Magic And The Mystery of Tutankhamen: Recent Discoveries
Jan
14
7:00 pm19:00

The Magic And The Mystery of Tutankhamen: Recent Discoveries

  • Society of Ethical Culture New York

Presented by the The Discovery of King Tut NYC & The Society of Ethical Culture New York

Dr. Zahi Hawass; Introduction by Dr. Bob Brier

Former Minister of Antiquities and Director of Excavations at Giza, Saqqara, Bahariya Oasis, and the Valley of the Kings.

January 14th’s lecture and book signing will take place at the Society of Ethical Culture New York. Starting at 7:00 pm the program will focus on the Magic and the Mystery of Tutankhamen: Recent Discoveries. The talk will not include admission to The Discovery of King Tut.

Tickets for the lecture are $29 plus tax.

A Book Signing with Zahi Hawass
Jan
14
11:00 am11:00

A Book Signing with Zahi Hawass

  • The Discovery of King Tut at Premier Exhibitions

Don’t miss your chance to meet “Mr. Egypt” himself, the renowned Egyptologist and former Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass. On Thursday 14th January at 11am, Dr. Hawass will be signing copies of his new book about King Tut, The Golden Boy: History for Kids in the gift shop at The Discovery of King Tut. This book is currently available for purchase exclusively at The Discovery of King Tut, and if you buy a copy during the signing ($25), you’ll receive a free family package (four complimentary passes) to visit the exhibition until May 1st.

It’s the perfect opportunity to get the signature of, or a selfie with, one of the world’s best known Egyptologist.

Murder of Tutankhamun Lecture at "The Discovery of King Tut" NYC exhibition
Dec
4
8:00 pm20:00

Murder of Tutankhamun Lecture at "The Discovery of King Tut" NYC exhibition

  • The Discovery of King Tut Exhibition

On December 4th, at 8pm, Dr. Bob Brier will give a lecture on the murder of Tutankhamun at the new “The Discovery of King Tut” exhibition in New York City.

Using an examination of the king’s skull, a letter from Tutankhamun’s widowed queen and a royal ring, in this talk Dr. Brier will unravel the mystery of the boy king's death and present his theory that the young pharaoh was murdered.

Entry to the exhibition will be from 6 to 7 pm, and it will close at 9 pm.

For more information, visit:

www.facebook.com/events/1684435628457441/

www.tutnyc.com/bob-brier/

Dr. Bob Brier EGYPTOMANIA Book Discussion & Signing
Oct
18
3:00 pm15:00

Dr. Bob Brier EGYPTOMANIA Book Discussion & Signing

  • PATCHOGUE THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is proud to present a very special presentation by world-renowned Egyptologist and mummy expert, Dr. Bob Brier. Affectionately known as "Mr. Mummy," Dr. Bob Brier is recognized as one of the world's foremost experts on mummies and Egyptology. As Senior Research Fellow at LIU Post in Brookville, New York, he has conducted pioneering research in mummification practices and has investigated some of the world's most famous mummies, including King Tut, Vladimir Lenin, Ramses the Great, Eva Peron (Evita), Marquise Tai (Chinese noblewoman), and the Medici family of Renaissance Italy.

You may recognize Bob Brier as he was the host of several educational programs on TLC, including "The Great Egyptians," "Pyramids," "Mummies and Tombs," and "The Mummy Detective." Dr. Brier was also the subject of a special on National Geographic, titled "Mr. Mummy," leading Brier to become a household name. Dr. Brier has made appearances on CNN, CBS's 60 Minutes and ABC's 20/20. He is continually sought after by the media for his expertise on mummies and Ancient Egypt.

Dr. Bob Brier is a published author of nine books on the topics of Egyptology and mummies. His most recent book published by Palgrave Macmillan, "EGYPTOMANIA: The World's 3000-Year-Old Fascination with the Land of the Pharaohs," will be the topic of this special presentation. There will be an intermission with the opportunity to meet Bob Brier and purchase copy of his new book, "EGYPTOMANIA," which you can get personally signed by Mr. Mummy himself. We will also have a real MUMMY ARM on display in the lobby during the intermission. Her name is LEFTY. Ask Bob Brier about her intriguing story. After the intermission the audience will return to the Theatre where there will be a Q&A session with Bob Brier. If you have a fascination with all things Egyptian or have an undying question for Dr. Bob Brier, then you don't want to miss this chance to meet Mr. Mummy!

For tickets, call 631-207-1313 or visit PatchogueTheatre.org.

Mummification: Resurrection of an Ancient Art
Sep
19
9:45 pm21:45

Mummification: Resurrection of an Ancient Art

  • Orlando Science Center

In 1994, using ancient tools and materials, Bob Brier and Ronald Wade became the first people in 2,000 years to mummify a human cadaver in the ancient Egyptian style. Working at the University of Maryland Medical School, the two researchers used replicas of ancient tools to remove the brain through the nose and the internal organs through a three-inch abdominal incision. The project was the subject of the National Geographic television documentary, Mr. Mummy. Join Dr. Brier as he discusses his findings of his mummification project and how it illuminates the ancient Egyptian knowledge of anatomy and medicine.

Mummification: Resurrection of an Ancient Art
Sep
19
8:45 pm20:45

Mummification: Resurrection of an Ancient Art

  • Orlando Science Center

In 1994, using ancient tools and materials, Bob Brier and Ronald Wade became the first people in 2,000 years to mummify a human cadaver in the ancient Egyptian style. Working at the University of Maryland Medical School, the two researchers used replicas of ancient tools to remove the brain through the nose and the internal organs through a three-inch abdominal incision. The project was the subject of the National Geographic television documentary, Mr. Mummy. Join Dr. Brier as he discusses his findings of his mummification project and how it illuminates the ancient Egyptian knowledge of anatomy and medicine.

Dec
10
6:30 pm18:30

BOOK SIGNING & LECTURE: Egyptomania at ARCE/NY Chapter

American Research Center in Egypt: New York Chapter hosts Bob Brier

Dr. Bob Brier, host of award-winning television specials for TLC, one of the world's foremost experts on mummies, author of several scholarly and popular books, and Senior Research Fellow at LIU Post will be speaking about his new book, "Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs," and will sign copies of his new book.

Nov
24
4:00 pm16:00

BOOK SIGNING & LECTURE: Egyptomania at the Dahesh Museum of Art Gift Shop

  • Dahesh Museum

Egyptologist Dr. Bob Brier, a noted scholar and a great friend of the Dahesh Museum of Art, has just published his long-awaited volume Egyptomania.  Share his enthusiasm and knowledge as he recounts highlights of our 3,000-year obsession with the land of the pharaohs. At the reception following his talk, Bob will sign copies of what surely will become a classic in the field.

Nov
19
6:00 pm18:00

BOOK SIGNING & LECTURE: Egyptomania at Harvard

  • Harvard University

Free public lecture and reception with Bob Brier, Egyptologist and Senior Research Fellow, Long Island University/LIU Post.

Egyptologist Bob Brier will discuss why Egyptian history and culture continue to fascinate so many people. His chronicle of “Egyptomania” covers a surprisingly wide swath, from Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt and the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb, to Hollywood films, novels, and dime-store kitsch.

Lecture held in Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue; Reception to follow in the Semitic Museum.

Nov
12
1:00 pm13:00

BOOK SIGNING & LECTURE: Egyptomania at LIU Post

  • LIU Post, Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall

Bob Brier will be giving a special lecture on his new book, "Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs," from Palgrave Macmillan. There will be a book signing following the lecture and copies of EGYPTOMANIA will be available for purchase. This event is open to the public. No tickets required.

Oct
9
7:30 pm19:30

LECTURE: Secret of the Great Pyramid

  • Missouri History Museum

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the unsolved mysteries of all time. Egyptologists simply don’t know how ancient builders raised thousands of two-ton blocks to the top of the 480-foot pyramid. Professor Robert Brier, Long Island University, presents a radical new theory on how it was done, along with recently discovered evidence.

Oct
7
12:30 pm12:30

LECTURE: Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt - A Crucial Meeting of Islamic and Christian Cultures

  • LIU Post

A Presentation by Dr. Bob Brier, Senior Research Fellow, Philosophy Department

Dr. Bob Brier is Senior Research Fellow at Long Island University/LIU Post. He is recognized as one of the world’s foremost expert on mummies. Dr. Brier’s research has been featured in scholarly an popular books, and media venues such as CNN, 60 minutes, TV Guide and Archaeology Magazine.

This event is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the LIU Post Library and partners, and supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

Sep
17
6:30 pm18:30

LECTURE: Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

  • Houston Science Museum

Ancient Egyptian physicians were the most skilled in the ancient world. They were the first to divide medicine into specialties and also the first to practice brain surgery. Egyptologist Bob Brier will trace the beginning of "the necessary art" from mummification and magic to clinical practice. Dr. Bob Brier will discuss the various medical papyri will be discussed, and describe how Imhotep, the architect of the first pyramid in Egypt, later became Aesculapius, the god of healing. Bob Brier is senior research fellow at Long Island University/LIU Post. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Archaeology Institute of America - Houston Society and is included in a course sponsored by Rice University's Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.