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Special Exhibitions

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Selling Egypt: Imagery in Victorian Advertising

At the same time, the development of lithographic printing in the 1870s allowed companies to print eye-catching color advertisements cheaply. […]

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Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt

From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinity, this exhibition explores the important role felines played in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years.

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Life on the Roman Frontier

From building materials and sacred goddesses, to dishes and military boots, the objects in this exhibit give us a glimpse into the everyday lives of soldiers and civilians who lived on the Roman Frontier.

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Birds of Tennessee: Celebrating the Centennial of the Tennessee Ornithological Society

To celebrate the centennial of the TOS, the museum is displaying fifty-six engravings and lithographs featuring the birds of Tennessee.

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