Sunday Film: Building Pharaoh’s Ship

Chicago, IL

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Join us on the following Sunday afternoons to enjoy the best in documentary films on the ancient Near east at the Oriental Institute. Films begin at 2:00 PM, and running times range from 30 to 50 minutes. Admission is free. Docents will be available in the galleries following each film.

NOVA follows a team of archaeologists and boat builders as they reconstruct the vessel shown on the carving from Hatshepsut's temple and then launch it on the Red Sea on a unique voyage of discovery.