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One of the most iconic images associated with both ancient and modern Egypt has the head of a man and the body of a lion. They were believed to be benevolent guardians, but had the capability of being extremely dangerous in certain circumstances. Today, we refer to these beings as sphinxes.

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Many ancient civilizations had a gender gap: men were seen as all-powerful, whereas women were often cast aside and viewed as simple wives and child-bearers. Ancient Egyptians, however, were ahead of their time when it came to gender equality: while your social class could hold you back, your gender could not.

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How often do you get the chance to watch artists create original works of art? For the fourth year in a row The Brush Off is back! On January 24 THEMUSEUM will come alive with some of Waterloo Region’s most well-known and emerging artists. 

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