Weekend Passport: Fustat exhibition at The Oriental Institute
Each week, global citizen Nari Safavi, helps listeners plan their international weekend. Among this week’s offerings, Emily Teeter, an Egyptologist and curator at the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute, will tell us about an exhibit that explores life in ancient Cairo.
PHOTO: Wood (walnut) with traces of paint and gilt, Fatimid, 1043 AD or later, with later carving and paint, Fustat, Ben Ezra Synagogue. Walters Art Museum (Courtesy of the Oriental Institute)