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Sunday, December 3, 2023 11am to 12pm

Harvard Art Museums
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On this tour, Aidan Scully ’25 will explore how people have been (mis)remembered through art and what stories developed around those memories over time. The stops on the tour are Bearded Man, Possibly Emperor Macrinus, a battered Roman sculpture from the early to mid-third century; a Persian tombstone from the Seljuk-Atabeg period (1117); and Henry Inman’s 1832–34 painting [Tah-Col-o-Quoit (Rising Cloud)], a copy after Charles Bird King’s now-destroyed original.


Spotlight Tours offer a chance to explore the collections of the Harvard Art Museums through the eyes of a Harvard student. Free and open to the public, these tours start outside the museum shop on Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2pm. Drop in and join the conversation! And find out what the Student Guides are up to anytime on Instagram @harvardarthappens.

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