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TELOS - Egyptian Voices from the Past: A Day in the Life

Explore an overview of the daily life of an average Egyptian in the time of the Pharaohs - the farmers, bakers and brewers, scribes, stone masons, priests, women and children. We will explore their culture through their homes, fashions and leisure activities.

Cynthia Smith
Professional Bio: Education: MBA, Pepperdine, Malibu, California; MA Egyptian Archaeology University College London, England. I have participated in excavations in Southern California. I have taught at TELOS since 2008 and taught Temples, Tombs and Tut at Bellevue College Fall Quarter 2012. Community Volunteer: I have been a member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Docent Council since 1993 and am currently the Vice President of the Northwest Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE). I was a member of the Pacific Science Center Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs exhibit Advisory Board (2011 – 2012).

Personal Bio: I have a passion for Egyptology. My expertise is in New Kingdom tomb stelae (grave stones). LACMA’s Egyptian collection allowed me to indulge my passion and share it with the public. Now, I enjoy tutoring elementary school students in their projects on Egypt.

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