Students study not solely the formal aesthetic values of these works, but additionally the methods by which they mirror the cultures and the personalities that produced them. Three pupil curators launched their first exhibition over the summer time, highlighting the Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s prestigious Molinari medal collection. As the Bowdoin College Museum of Art Curatorial Assistant, Elizabeth Humphrey will assist with curatorial applications, exhibitions, and research; prepare and supervise pupil staff and tour guides; schedule group excursions of the Museum; and work with the development of digital resources.
Mārib, the Sabaean capital, was well positioned to tap into Mediterranean as well as Near Eastern commerce, and in kingdoms to the east, in what is at present Oman, trading links with Mesopotamia, Persia and even India have been possible. The area was by no means a part of the Assyrian or Persian empires, and even Babylonian control of north-west … Read More