Lucy Bones on Slab, Courtesy of the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia
through September 1, 2008
Discover the rich history and culture of Ethiopia, the cradle of mankind. From the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and the massive, ancient obelisks at Axum to the beautiful highlands of Gondar and the arid desert in which the famous fossil Lucy was discovered, Lucy’s Legacy tells the amazing story of Ethiopia over the past five million years. In addition to the fossil of Lucy, over 100 artifacts such as ancient manuscripts and royal artifacts from a dynasty Ethiopians believe stretches back to the son of the biblical King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba will be on display.
For more information please visit: The Houston Museum of Natural Science