CAIRO – 26 February, 2017: The Global Village Museum in Fort Collins, Texas, USA, will be running an exhibit showcasing Egyptian artifacts from Mar. 3 to June 17. The exhibit, titled Egypt: Gifts of the Nile, is put together by artifacts curated by community lenders and museum members, according to
is dedicated to showcasing international folk art, located on 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins, Texas, U.S.A.
The free opening reception is from 6-9 p.m. on Mar. 3. The museum's regular hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission costs $5 USD for adults, $3 for students and seniors and $1 for visitors from between the ages of 4-12,
Egypt has a long history stretching back 7,000 years. Its history is interwoven with pharaonic, Roman, Greek, Christian and Islamic cultures.
The exhibit includes a camel saddle, hand woven rugs, household items and jewelry, such as ankle bracelets of sizes that reflect the wealth of a family, Jean Lehman, a member of the Global Village board, told Times-Call.
The artifacts came from several community lenders and museum members who had visited Egypt on trips, as well as the Egyptian Study Society in Denver, Lehman added.